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Week Five SoCon Award Winners

By Southern Pigskin Staff
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The top performers from week five in the Southern Conference.

SoCon Offensive Player of the Week: Tyrie Adams, Western Carolina -- Completed 25-of-36 passes for 424 yards and five touchdowns, adding 48 rushing yards, in the Catamounts' 44-38 loss to Furman.

SoCon Defensive Player of the Week: Nasir Player, East Tennessee State -- Compiled six total tackles, 2.5 sacks and two forced fumbles in the Buccaneers' 17-14 win over Chattanooga.

SoCon Special Teams Player of the Week: Dejuan Bell, Furman -- Returned a first quarter kickoff 97 yards for a touchdown in the Paladins' 44-38 win over Western Carolina.

SoCon Coach of the Week: Clay Hendrix, Furman -- The Paladins rushed for 339 yards and were a combined 6-of-11 on third and fourth downs in the Paladins' 44-38 win over Western Carolina.

SoCon X-Factor of the Week: Quay Holmes, East Tennessee State -- Scored on a 54-yard reception and on a 4-yard run in the Buccaneers' 17-14 win over Chattanooga.