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Football Release - October 15

Courtesy: SWAC.org
Release: 10/19/2013
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WEEK 8 SCHEDULE
Saturday - October 19
Grambling State at Jackson State*
Jackson, Miss.
2:00 PM

Mississippi Valley State at Prairie View A&M*

Prairie View, Texas
2:00 PM

Alcorn State at Texas Southern*

Houston, Texas
2:00 PM

Southern at Arkansas-Pine Bluff*

Pine Bluff, Ark.
2:30 PM
*Denotes Conference Schedule


WEEK 7 TOP PERFORMANCES
Touchdowns (4+)

Jerry Lovelocke (QB - PVAM ) - 5 TDs vs. Alabama State
Homer Causey (QB - TXSO) - 4 TDs vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Ben Anderson (QB - UAPB) - 4 TDs vs. Texas Southern

100-yard rushers

Malcolm Cyrus (RB - ALST)
24 carries / 246 yards / 10.0 avg / 2 TDs vs. Prairie View A&M
Homer Causey (QB - TXSO)
13 carries / 196 yards / 15.1 avg / vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Arnold Walker (RB - ALCN)
19 carries / 110 yards / 5.8 avg / 2 TDs vs. Grambling State

200-yard passers

Jerry Lovelocke (QB - PVAM)
42-62 / 533 yards - 4 TDs vs. Alabama State
Ben Anderson (QB - UAPB)
26-45-3 / 316 yards - TD vs. Texas Southern
John Gibbs
18-37 / 254 yards - TD vs. Grambling State
Jeremy Collins (QB - MVSU)
17-38 / 217 yards - 2 TDs vs. Jackson State
Dray Joseph (QB - ALST)
16-36-4 / 218 yards - 1 TD vs. Alabama A&M

100-yard receivers

Jacoby Anderson (WR - PVAM) 11 rec. / 152 yards
Deandre Cooper (WR - PVAM) 10 rec. / 121 yards
Zach Pendleton (WR - JKST) 5 rec. / 112 yards
Tollette George (WR - ALCN) 7 rec. / 107 yards
Lee Doss (WR - SUBR) 6 rec. / 102 yards

Total Offense (400+)

Jerry Lovelocke (QB - PVAM) - 551 vs. Alabama State
Ben Anderson (QB - UAPB) - 402 vs. Texas Southern
Tackles (12+)
Leland Baker (ALST) - 17 vs. Prairie View A&M
Raheem Cardwell (PVAM) - 15 vs. Alabama State
Chuck Obi (PVAM) - 15 vs. Alabama State
Steve Orisakwe (GRAM) - 15 vs. Alcorn State
Jer-ryan Harris (UAPB) - 14 vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Javon Allen (SUBR) - 12 vs. Alabama A&M

Sacks (1.5+)

Amir Bloom (TXSO) - 2 vs. Arkansas-Pine Bluff
Leland Baker (ALST) - 17 vs. Prairie View A&M
Interceptions (2+)
Tremaine Shepherd (AAMU) - 2 vs. Southern

CONFERENCE NEWS & NOTES
WEEK 8 TELECONFERENCE | FOOTBALL MEDIA GUIDE | WEEKLY NOTES - RELEASE | PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

• Grambling State defensive coordinator Dennis Winston has been named interim coach relieveing George Ragsdale, who was serving as interim head coach after the dismissal of head coach Doug Williams prior to week three of the season

• Prairie View A&M’s QB Jerry Lovelocke ranks in the top five in the nation for individual game-highs. He ranks second in total offense (541), completions (42) and passing yards (533) Malcolm Cyrus (Alabama State) becomes the third running back in the league to rush for 200 or more yards. Cyrus (246) joins Courtney Brown (Prairie View A7M - 224) and Tommy Gooden (Jackson State - 214) as the leagues’ top rushing performances on the season

• Alcorn State’s Tavoriss Doss holds the longest play for a touchdown in FCS with a 96-yard punt return against Alabama State

• Jackson State remains the only unbeaten team in conference play with a 5-0 record. Alabama A&M was the last team to start its conference slate 5-0 before suffering its first loss of the year to Alcorn State

• The Sports Network announced its initial 20-player 2013 Jerry Rice Award Watch List with Kourtney Berry (Alabama State) and Javancy Jones (Jackson State) joining the ranks of some of the top redshirt/true freshman that have impacted their teams on the season

• With its 26-17 win last week, Jackson State moved its win streak against Mississippi Valley State to 19 games ranking

• Four head coaches in the Southwestern Athletic Conference played in the NFL

Reggie Barlow (ALST) Jacksonville Jaguars
Monte Coleman (UAPB) Washington Redskins
Anthony Jones (AAMU) Washington Redskins
Karl Morgan (MVSU) Tampa Bay Buccaneers

• For the SWAC Championship game era, Arkansas-Pine Bluff joins Grambling State (2012) as defending league champions to open the following regualr season 0-6 with a 0-4 conference slate

• Southern jumped into the the HSRN poll ranked ninth after defeatin Alabama A&M 20-17 in double overtime

• For a third consecutive week, Jackson State, Prairie View A&M and Alabama State are ranked in all three major Black College Football polls including the Sheriden, HSRN and BTR

• Jackson State, Alabama State, Prairie View A&M along with Alcorn State are ranked in all three major Black College Football polls including the Sheriden, HSRN and BTR

• Prairie View A&M’s 56-48 win over Stephen F. Austin (9/28) was the league’s first victory over a non HBCU Division I FCS team since 2009. The last team from the SWAC to accomplish the feat was Grambling State with a 38-17 win over Northwestern State

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