USA South Athletes of the Week - Nov. 9, 2010
Player of the Week
Jeremy Dixon, Averett - The senior wide receiver from Hawthorne, Florida set a school record for receiving yards in a game in a 34-13 loss to USA South foe Ferrum. Dixon caught nine passes for 182 yards in the victory. He had a 61-yard touchdown which was his longest catch of the day. Dixon averaged 20.2 yards-per-catch in the defeat. Also Nominated: Robert Byrd, Greensboro; Jamal Smith, N.C. Wesleyan; Corey McGuire, Methodist.
Football Defensive Player of the Week
Brian Green, Greensboro - The Stuart, Florida senior defensive lineman accumulated 12 total tackles in a 22-19 victory over USA South rival Methodist. Green tallied eight solo tackles and four assisted take downs including 3.5 tackles for a total loss of 17 yards and two sacks. Also Nominated: Antonio Harris, N.C. Wesleyan.
Football Special Teams
Player of the Week
Rodney Beasley, Greensboro - The Condor, North Carolina junior returned a kickoff 90 yards in a 22-19 win over USA South foe Methodist. Beasley returned three kickoffs for a total of 121 yards. He also added two tackles and one rush for six yards in the win.
Rookies of the Week
Rookie of the Week
Kall Daniel, Greensboro - The freshman quarterback from Brooksville, Florida totaled 237 yards of total offense in a 22-19 win over USA South foe Methodist. Daniel was 16-for-34 passing with 181 yards and one touchdown. Additionally, he ran the ball 16 times for 56 yards, a 3.5 yard average in the win. Also Nominated: Jordan Vann, N.C. Wesleyan; Kirkland Brown, Averett.
Football Defensive Rookie of the Week
Tazmon Foster, N.C. Wesleyan - The freshman linebacker from Henderson, North Carolina totaled 11 tackles in a 38-0 win over USA South rival Shenandoah. Foster accumulated three solo tackles and eight assisted take downs including an assisted tackle for a loss of one yard and a pass break-up. Also Nominated: Josh Rogers, Shenandoah; Roderick Doggett, Averett; Julian Cinotti, Greensboro.
PLEASE NOTE: At least half of the teams in a sport must have competed within the previous week for honors to be awarded.