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Sports Illustrated: SWAC Top Players in Week 1

Sports Illustrated: SWAC Top Players in Week 1

The SWAC equipped its offensive and defensive gamers of the week after Week 1.

The SWAC equipped its offensive and defensive gamers of the week after Week 1.

The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Alabama A&M’s Aqeel Glass, Jackson Inform’s Aubrey Miller, Grambling Inform’s Garrett Metropolis, and Prairie Peek A&M’s Jawon Scamper it’s SWAC Football Avid gamers of the Week for their outstanding performances right by games played this past week of competition.

SWAC STARS IN WEEK 1

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Top Offensive Player of Week 1

Aqeel Glass (Alabama A&M)

Glass (St. Louis, Mo.) confirmed the flexibility space that helped elevate him to the SWAC Offensive Player of the Yr crown on the conclusion of the spring season. His stellar play at quarterback helped lead Alabama A&M to an challenging 42-41 victory over South Carolina Inform to birth the 2021 season. 

Glass went 28-of-49 for 426 yards and four touchdowns by the air while adding one landing on the floor. Over the course of the sport he would join on 32 and 35-yard strikes ahead of rushing the ball for the sport a hit score from one yard out, to give AAMU a 42-41 lead with 6: 30 left to play in law.

Aubrey Miller Jr.

Top Defensive Player of Week 1

Aubrey Miller Jr. (Jackson Inform)

Miller (Memphis, Tenn.) had a sport high 9 tackles and recorded one sack for a Jackson Inform protection that kept Florida A&M out of the tip zone while also limiting the Rattlers to 234 yards of total offense. 

He contributed 1 address for loss (15 yards), 1 pass breakup, highlighted by 7 unassisted stops right by JSU’s 7-6 take over Florida A&M on the Orange Blossom Classic.

Top Specialist in Week 1

Garrett Metropolis (Grambling)

Metropolis (Houston, Texas) became as soon as a key ingredient for Grambling Inform’s special teams unit right by the Tigers 16-10 take over Tennessee Inform. He punted the ball six cases for a total of 246 yards (41 yards per punt) with a lengthy of 51 yards. 

Metropolis would depart on to build on a 24-yard topic purpose strive with 9: 48 last in law to push GSU’s lead to 16-10 which would possibly presumably maybe therefore be the last score of the contest.

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Top Newcomer in Week 1

Jawon Scamper (Prairie Peek A&M)

Scamper (Columbus, Ga.) a transfer from Louisville led a Prairie Peek A&M Panthers offensive unit that racked up 486 yards of total offense on 75 plays. He achieved 25-of-37 passes for 354 yards with three passing touchdowns. 

His efforts helped lead PVAMU to a 40-17 season opening take over Texas Southern in the Labor Day Classic.

*Knowledge equipped by the SWAC Media department.


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