en Birmingham, Central Oklahoma, Jr., Tailback, Luther,Okla./Luther HS
Junior newcomer rushed for 145 yards in just 15 carries in UCO's27-18 road loss to Angelo State. He unleased a 78-yard TDdash in the third period - the 14th-longest scoring run in schoolhistory - and had 108 yards on seven second-half attempts.
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Broderick Mondy, Northeastern State, Jr., Safety, Plano,Texas/Plano East HS
The Lone Star Conference's leading tackler displayed another greatperformance in a losing effort against the #16 Midwestern StateMustangs. Mondy's 17 total tackles gives him 45 for theseason.
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Daniel Swaim, Texas A&M-Commerce, Jr., Punter, Kilgore,Texas/Lon Morris JC/Kilgore HS
Swaim solidified his roleas the starting punter for the Lions with six punts for 313 yards.His first punt of the contest went for 70 yards - the longest puntin school history since WIll Schale had a 74 yard punt in 1998.
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Michael Benton, Eastern New Mexico, Sr., Quarterback, Everman,Texas/Everman Bean HS
Quarterback Michael Benton turned in another strong performance,accounting for three of Eastern's touchdowns. He finished with 167yards rushing and two touchdowns, including a 53-yarder. He also connected on a 27-yard touchdown pass. On 13 carries, he averaged12.8 yards.
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Jared Brock, West Texas A&M, Jr., Linebacker, Abernathy,Texas/Abernathy
Junior Jared Brock spearheaded a strong defensive effort for theBuffs during Saturday night's victory over Texas A&M-Commerce.The Abernathy, Texas, native led the squad with nine tackles (including five solo) and notched his first sack and interceptionof the season. The team would have held the Lions to under tenpoints but Commerce was able to put up a late touchdown with Brockand the WTAMU first team on the sidelines.
LSC South Special Teams
B.J. Mathis, Midwestern State, Jr., Return Specialist, Dallas,Texas/Richardson Berkner HS
Mathis returned a punt 70 yards for a touchdown as No. 16Midwestern State rolled to a 38-7 win over Northeastern StateSaturday afternoon at Memorial Stadium. The 6-1, 185-pound juniorfrom Dallas averaged 20.3 yards on seven returns as he piled up thesecond-most punt return yards in MSU's single game history.