USA South Athletes of the Week - Nov. 9, 2010

USA South Athletes of the Week - Nov. 9, 2010

(FAYETTEVILLE, N.C.)

Football Offensive 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, GreensboroThe 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

Football Offensive 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.