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