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Prairie View QB Connley Beats Out Three Bethune-Cookman Stars for SWAC Player of the Week Honors


If you had a chance to look at the stats for the Bethune-Cookman vs Prairie View A&M game you knew somebody was walking away with SWAC honors. Jalon Jones threw for 306 yards and 3 Touchdowns while running for 82 yards and a touchdown. Que'shaun Byrd ran for 156 yards and 3 touchdowns, while Marcus Riley caught 9 passes for 167 yards and 2 touchdowns. Nevertheless, just like the final score in the game, which saw PV A&M winning 58 to 48, they also lose the player of the week battle to Prairie View. Here is this week's SWAC players of the week:


BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Prairie View A&M's Trazon Connley, Alabama State’s Colton Adams and Jayden John along with Florida A&M’s A.J. Davis its SWAC Football Players of the Week for their exceptional performances during games played this past weekend. 



Offense


Connley led the Panthers to a comeback 58-48 win over Bethune-Cookman on Saturday. He completed 18-of-24 pass attempts for 221 passing yards. He also contributed 24 carries on the ground for 133 yards and four rushing touchdowns.



Defense


Adams posted 15 tackles highlighted by seven solo tackles and eight assisted stops. He also registered one tackle for loss and had two key quarterback hurries that helped halt two Alabama A&M drives in the red zone.



Specialist


John was a perfect 3-for-3 on extra point attempts and connected on a career-long 49-yard field goal attempt that gave Alabama State an early 3-0 lead in the first quarter during the Hornets game versus Alabama A&M this past Saturday.


Newcomer


Davis rushed for 108 yards on 18 attempts during the Rattlers 27-6 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Saturday. He became the first Rattler of the season to rush for 100+ yards in a game. Davis was one of four players in the league to tally 100+ yards rushing this past weekend of competition while averaging 6.0 yards per carry.

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