CIAA Football Players of the Week
Monday, September 24, 2012
Name: Jordan Mosely
Position: LG School:
Johnson C. Smith University
Height: 6'3 Weight: 290 Class: Sr. Hometown: Columbia, SC
Comments: Mosely helped block and open holes for the Golden Bulls to produce a season-high 471 yards of total offense. Tailback Dedrick Anderson (104 yards) and quarterback Keahn Wallace (338 yards) each achieved season-high totals in part to Mosely's play.
RECEIVER (Wideouts/Tight Ends)
Name: Jermaine Jones
Position: WR School:
St. Augustine’s University
Height: 6-4 Weight: 195 Class: R-Jr Hometown: Wilmington, NC
Comments: Jones caught four passes for 120 yards and one touchdown in a 38-22 victory over Bowie State. His 31-yard reception on the first play of the game and 30-yard touchdown grab on the second play of the game set the tone for the Falcons' 29-0 halftime lead.
Name: Doug Cook
School: Lincoln University (PA)
Height: 6-0 Weight: 170 Class: So. Hometown: Dania Beach, Fla.
Comments: Doug Cook returned from an injury and played injured in the 48-44 road loss to Livingstone. The sophomore quarterback had a career day in terms of passes attempted (70), completion yards (463) and touchdowns (5). Cook was 39-of-70 for 463 yards and five touchdowns in the loss.
OFFENSIVE BACK (Running back/Halfback/Fullback/Tailback)
Name: Tim Hanson
Position: RB School:
Height: 5'9" Weight: 215 Class: So. Hometown: Quincy, CA
Comments: Hanson contributed 195 of Chowan's rushing yards in win against Shaw and he also scored three touchdowns in the victory.
Name: Dorian Edwards Position: DL School: Livingstone College
Height: 5-10 Weight: 290 Class: SR Hometown: Kinston, NC
Comments: In the 48-44 win over Lincoln University (PA), Edwards played his best game of the season, assisting the Blue Bears defense with 11 tackles, two sacks for 20 yards, three tackles for a loss of 21 yards, one forced fumble, and one fumble recovery for a 22 yard return, a blocked extra point attempt, and two quarterback hurries.
Name: Bryce Williams
Position: LB School:
Fayetteville State University
Height: 6-1 Weight: 223 Class: Sr. Hometown: St. Petersburg, FL
Comments: Williams set new career-highs in tackles, sacks, tackles for loss and forced fumbles during Fayetteville State's 20-13 loss against their CIAA Opener, Elizabeth City State. Williams tallied 16 tackles, 11 solo and five assisted, three sacks for a total of 21 yards, 5.5 tackles for loss for 27 yards and one forced fumble. He has now recorded 10 or more tackles in back-to-back games along with four sacks.
Name: Rufonda Moss
Position: DB School:
Height: 5’10 Weight: 192 Class: So Hometown: Hampton, VA
Comments: Moss had a strong defensive presence against the Lincoln (PA) Lions’ offense. Moss recorded 13 tackles, and one forced fumble.
Powell Position: QB School:
Height: 6’3 Weight: 235 Class: FR Hometown: Upper Marlboro, MD
Comments: Powell threw for a total of 256 yards (21-36) and four passing touchdowns; he also rushed in for a touchdown and finished with 68 rushing yards in the 48-44 win over Lincoln University (PA). Powell currently leads the CIAA in passing touchdowns with a total of 12. Powell is also ranked 10th in the NCAA Div. II for total offense with 1330 yards.
Name: Tyron Laughinghouse
School: St. Augustine’s University
Height: 6-2 Weight: 175 Class: Sr. Hometown: Greenville, NC
Comments: Laughinghouse scored on a 93-yard kickoff return for the Falcons to take momentum away from Bowie State after the Bulldogs pulled within 29-14 in the fourth quarter of a 38-22 St. Aug win. He had 180 yards in kick returns and finished with 261 total yards. Laughinghouse also had a 50-yard kickoff return.
Name: Michael Costa
Comments: Costa guided the Falcons to a masterful performance in a 38-22 victory over Bowie State in the CIAA Game of the Week. The Falcons dominated from the outset in opening a 29-0 halftime lead. The Falcons gave the Bulldogs their first loss of the season.
General Notes of Interest:
- Fayetteville State dropped its 2012 CIAA opener to Elizabeth City State 20-13 on Sept. 22, and will hit the road next weekend for the first time in conference play at Chowan.
- The 44 points Lincoln scored was the most since the team scored 72 in a win over Cheyney in 1946.
- St. Aug defeated Bowie State for the first time in the season series.