September 11, 2011

ASC Players of the Week Announced

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AMERICAN SOUTHWEST CONFERENCE

FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

(Games of Sept. 10, 2011)

 

CO-OFFENSIVE

Jake Mullin, QB, Jr., McMurry

McMurry junior quarterback Jake Mullin (Burleson, TX / BHS) went 29-for-45 for 371 yards and a touchdown to guide the War Hawks to a 24-21 win on the road over NCAA Division I Texas-San Antonio. Mullin, who also rushed for a score, connected with Delfonte Diamond on a 32-yard pass for the game-winning TD with 19 seconds left.

 

Jair Stover, RB, Sr., East Texas Baptist

East Texas Baptist senior running back Jair Stover (Houston, TX / Katy HS) ran for 112 yards and three touchdowns on just 13 carriers in three quarters to fuel a 54-17 win over Austin College. One of Stover's scoring runs went for 52 yards in the first quarter. He helped the Tigers build up a 51-3 lead after three quarters and set a school record for most points scored at a home game.

 

DEFENSIVE

Will Morris, SS, Sr., McMurry

McMury senior strong safety Will Morris (Katy, TX / New Mexico State) had 10 tackles – eight solo – a forced fumble and a pass break-up to lead the War Hawks to a 24-21 road win over NCAA Division I Texas-San Antonio in front pf 31,634 fans. Morris spearheaded a unit that held UTSA scoreless in the first half and to just one score in the fourth quarter.

 

SPECIAL TEAMS

Chris Williams, ST, Fr., McMurry

McMurry freshman Chris Williams (Abilene, TX / AHS) blocked a punt in the fourth quarter that was recovered by teammate Markell Rice and set up the first of the War Hawks' two go-ahead touchdowns in a 24-21 road win over NCAA Division I Texas-San Antonio. UTSA was on its own 19-yard line at the time of Williams' block. He also had three tackles from his linebacker position.

 
 

OTHER TOP PERFORMANCES

OFFENSE: Mary Hardin-Baylor QB LiDarral Bailey threw for 281 yards and a TD, while running for 78 more yards in a win over UW-La Crosse. . . . Sul Ross State WR Lee Carothers had 10 catches for 134 yards in a win over Bacone. . . . Hardin-Simmons RB Derrick Grant ran for 101 yards and a score to lead a victory against Willamette.

DEFENSE: Mary Hardin-Baylor LB Javicz Jones had 12 tackles – three for loss – and a half-sack in a win over UW-La Crosse. . . . East Texas Baptist LB Randy Rasmussen had a career-high 14 tackles – six solo – in a win over Austin College. . . . Hardin-Simmons DT Undra Hendrix had 11 tackles and a sack in a win over Willamette. . . . Sul Ross State LB Shawn O'Leary had six tackles – 3.5 for loss – and a sack in a victory against Bacone. . . . Howard Payne LB Demetrius Cody had 12 tackles and returned a fumble 75 yards for a score during a loss to Southwestern Assemblies of God. . . . Texas Lutheran DT Klayton Smith had four tackles, a sack, forced fumble and a fumble recovery in a loss to Trinity. . . . Mississippi College LB Dillon Causey had 11 tackles – six solo – in a loss to Belhaven.

SPECIAL TEAMS: Mary Hardin-Baylor PK/P Chad Peevey hit two field goals, three extra-points and averaged 43.7 yards per punt. . . . East Texas Baptist KR Kwame Spikes returned two kickoffs for 150 total yards. . . . Howard Payne P Cote Schacherl averaged 51.8 yards on four booms. . . . Texas Lutheran P Dillon Koop averaged 40.8 yards on nine punts.

 

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2011 ASC FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK REVIEW

 

OFFENSIVE

Week 1 (Sept. 1-3)   Travis Tatsch, WR, Sr., Hardin-Simmons
Week 2 (Sept. 10)    (co) Jake Mullin, QB, Sr., McMurry

(co) Jair Stover, RB, Sr., East Texas Baptist

DEFENSIVE

Week 1 (Sept. 1-3)   Peter Ford, LB, So., Louisiana College

Week 2 (Sept. 10)    Will Morris, SS, Sr., McMurry

SPECIAL TEAMS

Week 1 (Sept. 1-3)   Allen Cain, PK, Jr., Texas Lutheran

Week 2 (Sept. 10)    Chris Williams, ST, Fr., McMurry

 

 

TEAM NOTES
(Submitted by conference Sports Information Directors)

 

TEXAS LUTHERAN: The Bulldogs dropped to 1-1 on the season with a 43-14 loss at Trinity University...TLU fell behind 20-0 in the first quarter...The Bulldogs have lost 12 consecutive road games, dating back to the 2008 season...TLU's Brent Peavy rushed for his first career TD during the loss...Trinity avenged a 42-14 loss to TLU in 2010...The Bulldogs have not won a road game at Trinity since 1976...TLU travels to East Texas Baptist for next Saturday's 6 p.m. game in Marshall.

 

MARY HARDIN-BAYLOR: The Cru stretched its regular season home winning streak to 20 in a row with the win over UWL. Damian Davis caught eight passes for 117 yards. The Cru rolled up 511 yards of total offense in the game.

 

HARDIN-SIMMONS: HSU went 2-0 in non-league play for the second straight year. Jamal Agbor and Undra Hendrix both set career bests with 11 tackles each. Derrick Grant had his eighth career 100-yard rushing game and he went over the 2,000-yard mark for his career. Taylor Byrd has now won seven straight starts. Lee Grounds has three interceptions on the season and the Cowboys have picked off five passes. HSU is giving up just 69.5 yards per game through the air.

 

SUL ROSS STATE: The Lobos got their first win of the season defeating Bacone College 13-12 at the Mustang Bowl in Sweetwater, TX. Sul Ross is now 1-1 on the season as they travel to Brownwood, TX to begin conference play against Howard Payne University on September 17th.

 

HOWARD PAYNE: Howard Payne linebacker Demetrius Cody returned a fumble 75 yards for a TD giving the Jackets a 15-14 lead with 1:17 left only to have Southwestern Assemblies of God University drive 63 yards and score to take the game 15-21. Cody had 12 tackles (2.5 for loss) to go along with his fumble recovery and TD. HPU QB Marcus McAdoo was 6 of 10 passing for 119 yards and a TD.

 

MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE: The Mississippi College football team had a fourth quarter comeback come up just short as they fell to Belhaven for the first time in school history, 35-31 on Saturday night. The Blazers went ahead 35-17 mid-way through the third quarter before the Choctaws would score 14 unanswered points and have two drives to take the lead in the fourth quarter. The Choctaws will open conference play this week when they host Hardin-Simmons at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday night. The last time the Cowboys came to Clinton, the Choctaws snapped a 12-game losing streak against HSU with a 39-34 victory. Last season the Cowboys returned the favor with a 45-10 win in Abilene.

 

EAST TEXAS BAPTIST: The 54 points in Saturday's game against Austin College were the most scored by an ETBU team at home in the history of Ornelas Stadium.

 
 

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