NORFOLK, Va. – South Carolina State senior offensive tackle Alex Taylor was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week, while redshirt freshman linebacker B.J. Davis was selected as the Rookie of the Week, the conference announced.
Davis (LB, 6-2, 189, r-Fr., Blair, S.C.) led the Bulldogs' defense with eight total tackles, including four tackles for a loss of 17 yards, an interception, one pass breakup and a quarterback hurry for S.C. State in a 28-13 win over No. 9 Wofford. The Bulldog defense had four interceptions and nine tackles for a loss of 32 yards.
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Taylor (OL, 6-9, 310, Sr., Moncks Corner) graded out at a 93% for the Bulldogs on Saturday. Taylor didn’t yield any sacks and had four pancake blocks while helping South Carolina State accumulate 276 yards of total offense and score 28 points.
Others earning honors were Bethune-Cookman quarterback Akevious Williams as Offensive Player of the Week and North Carolina A&T State’s Jermaine McDaniel as Defensive of the Week. Specialist of the Week is North Carolina A&T State’s Noel Ruiz.