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SWAC FB Players of the Week #4

The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced its football players of the week for games played Saturday, Sept. 24.

Offense - Kaderius Lacey (RB, Alabama A&M)

  • Lacey rushed for a career-high 178 yards and 2 TDs, including the game-winner with under a minute to play as Alabama A&M won for the first time in school history at Grambling, 20-14. He also caught 2 passes for 18 yards.

Defense - Kejuan Riley (FS, Alabama State)

  • Riley made a career-high 12 tackles (nine solo) and tied a career-high with two interceptions in Saturday's 21-14 win at Jackson State. Riley made interceptions in the second and third quarters, both in the red zone, with the second leading to a Hornets' touchdown. Riley has made two interceptions in each of the past two games. His five interceptions this season leads the nation.

Newcomer - Fred Anderson (RB, Prairie View A&M)

  • Anderson rushed for 91 yards on 16 carries with 2 touchdowns. Averaged 5.7 yards per carry as the Panthers moved to 2-1 in the SWAC with a 43-34 win over Mississippi Valley State.

Specialist - Byron Williams (KR/RB, Southern)

  • Williams posted a 79-yard punt return for a touchdown in the second half of the Jaguars 38-33 loss to Florida A&M in the Bank of America Atlanta Football Classic. Williams earned MVP honors for his performance Saturday and totaled 136 yards in all-purpose yardage.
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