Robert Nelson and Chartavious Keith were both recognized for their performances versus Texas Southern.
Nelson posted eight tackles, a tackle for loss of 17 yards and a sack. The starting middle linebacker was named the College Sports Madness.com Defensive Conference player of the week for his collection.
Defensive lineman Chartavious Keith collected five stops, three tackles for a loss of 17 yards and a sack his first of the year. Keith was honored by College football performance awards for his numbers.
This is Nelson's second award this season while Keith earns his first.
"Both of these gentlemen played a great game for us we are blessed to have them on our team," said head coach Anthony Jones.