CIAA Football Players of the Week for Week 1

CIAA FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Games as of August 27, 2011


OFFENSIVE LINEMAN
No Nominations
 
 
RECEIVER
Anthony Faulcon, Elizabeth City State University

Class: Jr  Height: 6-1 Weight: 220 Position: WR/TE Hometown: Weldon, NC
Comments: Faulcon only caught three passes, however two of them went for the Vikings’ first two scores; a touchdown for 55 yards and another for  16 yards. He finished the day with a total of 73 yards and 2 touchdowns.
 
 
OFFENSIVE BACK
Jerrell Washington, Virginia Union University
 
Position: Running Back Height: 5-8  Weight:  180  Class: Junior  Hometown: Fort Pierce, FL
Comments: Washington rushed for 150 yards on 38 carries and 1 TD for the Panthers- who beat St. Aug 12-0.
 
 
DEFENSIVE LINEMAN
Larry Jones, Elizabeth City State University
 
Class: SR  Position: Defensive End
Height: 6-6  Weight: 245  Hometown: Courtland, VA
Comments: A preseason All-CIAA selection, Jones started the 2011 season with 6 tackles (2 solo, 4 assisted), a sack for a loss of 16 yards and 2 tackles for a total loss of 18 yards on the afternoon.
 
 
LINEBACKER
Dewitt Dixon, Elizabeth City State University
 
Class: SR  Height: 5-9  Weight: 200 Position: Linebacker  Hometown: Charlotte, NC
Comments: Against #2 Delta State, Dixon was the game’s high man with a career high 17 tackles (10 solo, 7 assisted). He also forced a fumble and had a fumble recovery.
 
 
DEFENSIVE BACK
Derrick Manning, St. Augustine’s College
 
Position:  FS Height:  6-2  Weight:  195  Class:  Jr  Hometown:  Waldorf, MD
Comments:  Manning tied for game-high honors with 11 total tackles (7 solo, 4 assisted). Included in that total were two tackles for loss.
 
 
ROOKIE
No Nominations
 
SPECIALTY
Rickey Jarman, Elizabeth City State University

 
Position: SO  Height: 6-0 Weight: 165 Position: Punter  Hometown: La Grange, NC
Comments: Jarman punted the ball 5 times for 178 yards (long of 48) with one touchback and two punts falling inside the 20-yard line.
 
 
COACH
Michael Bailey, Virginia Union University
 
Comments: Bailey, coming off a 3-7 campaign a year ago, led the Panthers to victory over St. Augustine’s College, with a controlled ground attack and opportunistic defense; forcing six fumbles and scoring on a fumble recovery in the end zone.  The Panthers were picked to finish fourth in the Northern Division.
 
 
NOTES OF INTEREST:
The SAC-VUU game was played in steady rain and high winds from Hurricane Irene.

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