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SoCon Award Winners: Week Ten

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The best players in the SoCon for week ten.

Offensive Player of the Week: Detrez Newsome, Western Carolina -- Newsome rushed for 197 yards and a touchdown on 24 carries in a road win at The Citadel.

Defensive Player of the Week: Marvin Tillman, Western Carolina -- Tillman tallied eight tackles and two interceptions, en route to a 31-19 victory over The Citadel.

Special Teams Player of the Week: Luke Carter, Wofford -- Carter had three punts of 50+ yards, averaged 46.6 yards per punt, and hit the game winning field goal in overtime against Chattanooga.

Coach of the Week: Chris Hatcher, Samford -- Hatcher's Bulldogs travelled to Mercer and walked away with a crucial 20-3 win in what was effectively an elimination game.

X-Factor of the Week: Devin Watson, Wofford -- Watson racked up 11 tackles, two for a loss, one forced fumble that he also recovered and a clutch overtime interception in the 24-21 win versus Chattanooga.