AMERICAN SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE
FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
(Games of October 15)
Jake Mullin, QB, Jr., McMurry
McMurry junior quarterback Jake Mullin (Burleson, TX / BHS) went 43 of 57 passing for 614 yards and four touchdowns without an interception to fuel a 60-16 road win over Texas Lutheran. Mullin, who also had eight carries for 53 yards, set single-game conference records for passing yards and total offense (657). He also directed an offense that set a new NCAA Division III record with 848 total yards, breaking a mark of 823 set by Westminster in 1998. Mullin, who takes the league's top weekly offensive award for the third time this season, completed his first 16 passes and had a TD toss in every quarter.
Corey Hall, DE, Jr., McMurry
McMurry junior defensive end Corey Hall (Farmers Branch, TX / FBHS) had seven tackles – including five solo and four for a loss of 21 yards – 2.5 sacks and a forced fumble to fuel the War Hawks' 60-16 road win over Texas Lutheran. His sack total was a single-game high in the conference this season. Hall also spearheaded a unit that held the Bulldogs, who had scored over 40 points in three straight games, scoreless in the second half.
Devin Carter, KR, Jr., Hardin-Simmons
Hardin-Simmons junior Devin Carter (Hutton, TX / HHS) returned a kickoff 90 yards in the fourth quarter to set up a touchdown that iced a 64-39 road win over Sul Ross State. Carter totaled 112 yards on kickoff returns and also added 39 yards rushing and one catch for 12 yards. His 90-yard return started nine yards deep in the end zone and came right after the Lobos had rallied to pull with 50-39 with 6:01 to play. It was the second-longest return in the ASC this season.
OTHER TOP PERFORMANCES
OFFENSE: Mary Hardin-Baylor QB LiDarral Bailey threw for 279 yards and three touchdowns and ran for 85 more yards and another score to fuel a 52-12 win over Southern Oregon. . . . Sul Ross State RB Dominique Carson ran for 168 yards and two TDs on 18 carries and had three catches for 56 yards and another score in a loss to Hardin-Simmons. . . . Louisiana College RB Ryan Montague had two rushing TDs and also caught a 50-yard scoring pass in a 42-14 win over Howard Payne. . . . Hardin-Simmons RB Steven Rockwell had 167 yards and three TDs on 24 carries in a 64-39 win over SRSU. . . . East Texas Baptist RB Jair Stover had 158 yards on 25 carries in a 34-21 win over Mississippi College. . . . Mississippi College QB Tommy Reyer threw for a season-high 336 yards and two TDs in a loss to ETBU.
DEFENSE: East Texas Baptist S Solahudeen Muhammad had five tackles and an interception to lead a unit that held MC to one rushing yard. . . . Mary Hardin-Baylor LB Ty Dooley had a team-high 10 tackles in a win over Southern Oregon. . . . Hardin-Simmons DB Emmanuel Akers had 10 tackles and a pass break-up in a win over SRSU. . . . Mississippi College LB Blake Rowell had eight tackles, including four for loss against ETBU. . . . Louisiana College LB Nate Janzen had three solo tackles and an 11-yard sack in a win over HPU. . . . Howard Payne DL J.D. King had six tackles and two sacks against LC.
SPECIAL TEAMS: Mary Hardin-Baylor PK/P Chad Peevey hit a 47-yard field goal and was 7-for-7 on extra-point attempts as well as pinning one punt inside the 20-yard line. . . . Mississippi College P Jacob Chancellor averaged 44.2 yards on eight booms, including one inside the 20-yard line. . . . Howard Payne P Cote Schacherl averaged 43 yards on eight booms, including a long of 65.
2011 ASC FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK REVIEW