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SoCon Award Winners: Week Twelve

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The SoCon's top week twelve performers.

Offensive Player of the Week: Kelvin McKnight, Samford -- McKnight hauled in ten catches for 179 yards and a touchdown in the win against Furman.

Defensive Player of the Week: Dylan Weigel, ETSU -- Weigel made 12 tackles, three of which were for a loss, despite falling to Chattanooga, 10-3.

Special Teams Player of the Week: Austin Barnard, Samford -- Barnard averaged 52 yards per punt with 50% being downed inside the 20-yard line to help beat Furman.

Coach of the Week: Chris Hatcher, Samford -- Hatcher's Bulldogs beat Furman 26-20, effectively securing a spot in the FCS Playoffs.

X-Factor of the Week: Shaheed Salmon, Samford -- Salmon notched eight tackles, two for a loss, and the game sealing interception versus Furman.