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SWAC honors Jaguars as players of the week

5 years ago September 29, 2009 Sep 29, 2009 Tuesday, September 29 2009 Tuesday, September 29, 2009 9:07:54 AM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press

Southern University defensive end Steven Williams and kick returner Byron Williams were honored by the Southwestern Athlete Conference for their performances in the Jaguars' thrilling 48-42 victory Saturday over Alcorn State.

Steven Williams, a member of SU's "Dog Day Defense" posted five tackles and 1 1/2 sacks against the Braves, and was nmaed the SWAC's defensive palyer of the week.

Byron Williams was named specialist of the week, averaging 37.8 yards on four kickoff returns, including a 91-yarder for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.

Southern takes on Jackson State Saturday at 6 p.m. at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium.

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