BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Southern senior quarterback Austin Howard, Alabama State senior defensive back Ronnie Scott and punter Trevor Vincent and Prairie View A&M junior Anthony Stubbs were all named the Southwestern Athletic Conference Football Players of the Week for their outstanding play in week nine.
QB, SR, Edgard, La.
Howard completed 22-of-32 passes for 338 yards and five touchdowns in a 47-40 win against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.
DB, SR, Tampa, Fla. Scott was named the Defensive MVP of the Magic City Classic after scoring his second defensive touchdown of the season. The senior picked off an Alabama A&M pass on their first offensive drive and ran it back 59 yards to give Alabama State an early 7-0 lead. He also finished the game with a pass breakup, before leaving in the third. Alabama State won 21-16.
P/K, SR, Youngsville, La.
Vincent averaged 40.4 yards per punt against Alabama A&M on seven punts, and in windy conditions. He ended the day with a long of 48 and had three punts land inside the 20. He also only allowed one return (of two yards) on the punts. Alabama State won 21-16.
Prairie View A&M
LB, JR, Millville, NJ
Stubbs made six tackles, 1.0 sacks and 1.0 tackles for loss in leading the Panthers in tackles for the fourth time this season as Prairie View A&M defeated Bacone College 34-17.