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Week Five SoCon Award Winners

By Southern Pigskin Staff
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The SoCon's top performers in week five.

Offensive Player of the Week: Connell Young, Western Carolina -- Carried the ball 24 times for 217 yards, a clip of nine yards per carry, but it wasn't enough to lead the Catamounts past Chattanooga.

Defensive Player of the Week: Telvin Jones, Chattanooga -- Had two tackles for loss, a sack, a pass breakup, and ten tackles in the win over Western Carolina.

Special Teams Player of the Week: Grayson Atkins, Furman -- Dropped three of his five punts inside the 20-yard line and added a 28-yard field goal in the Paladins' 17-10 win ETSU.

Coach of the Week: Chris Hatcher, Samford -- Led his Bulldogs to a 61-55 win over The Citadel in an overtime thriller.

X-Factor of the Week: Ailym Ford, Chattanooga -- Toted the rock 30 times for 195 yards and two scores to help the Mocs beat Western Carolina 60-36.