After a career game against Texas A&M-Kingsville, Daniel McCants was named the Lone Star Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this season.
Daniel McCants was on fire Saturday night as he led the No. 4 Texans to their eighth straight win. McCants, a senior running back from Killeen, became the seventh player (13th time) in program history to rush for over 200 yards in a single game and just the third player (fourth time) in program history to reach the 250-yard plateau in a single game. He joins only Derrick Ross (269; 260) and Jerome Regal (251) with performances of at least 250 yards, in which he had only 15 carries for the game.
He also found the end zone four times, which is also a career high for him. He became the eighth player in school history to have four non-passing scores in a single contest and the first since Xavier Turner did it against Kingsville on Oct. 20, 2018. His 250 yards rushing, four touchdowns, and 24 points scored are all highs by any Lone Star Conference player this season.
McCants also topped 1,000 yards on the year for the second straight season. McCants now has 1,018 rushing yards in just seven games. He joins Derrick Ross as the only Texans to rush for 1,000 yards twice in a career.
It's the third career LSC weekly award for McCants, who has two awards this season and an LSC Special Teams Player of the Week award as a junior.