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Sports activities Illustrated: SWAC High Gamers in Week 1

The SWAC announced its offensive and defensive players of the week after Week 1.

The SWAC announced its offensive and defensive players of the week after Week 1.

The Southwestern Athletic Convention has named Alabama A&M’s Aqeel Glass, Jackson Suppose’s Aubrey Miller, Grambling Suppose’s Garrett Metropolis, and Prairie Notice A&M’s Jawon Jog it’s SWAC Football Gamers of the Week for their prominent performances throughout games played this previous week of competitors.

SWAC STARS IN WEEK 1

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High Offensive Player of Week 1

Aqeel Glass (Alabama A&M)

Glass (St. Louis, Mo.) showed the skill put that helped elevate him to the SWAC Offensive Player of the Year crown at the conclusion of the spring season. His stellar play at quarterback helped lead Alabama A&M to an exhilarating 42-41 victory over South Carolina Suppose to delivery the 2021 season. 

Glass went 28-of-49 for 426 yards and four touchdowns thru the air whereas adding one touchdown on the bottom. Over the course of the game he would join on 32 and 35-yard strikes earlier than speeding the ball for the game a success fetch from one yard out, to give AAMU a 42-41 lead with 6: 30 left to play in guidelines.

Aubrey Miller Jr.

High Defensive Player of Week 1

Aubrey Miller Jr. (Jackson Suppose)

Miller (Memphis, Tenn.) had a game high 9 tackles and recorded one sack for a Jackson Suppose defense that saved Florida A&M out of the stop zone whereas also limiting the Rattlers to 234 yards of entire offense. 

He contributed 1 care for for loss (15 yards), 1 cross breakup, highlighted by 7 unassisted stops throughout JSU’s 7-6 care for cessation over Florida A&M at the Orange Blossom Classic.

High Specialist in Week 1

Garrett Metropolis (Grambling)

Metropolis (Houston, Texas) was a key ingredient for Grambling Suppose’s particular teams unit throughout the Tigers 16-10 care for cessation over Tennessee Suppose. He punted the ball six times for a complete of 246 yards (41 yards per punt) with a prolonged of 51 yards. 

Metropolis would creep on to join on a 24-yard field just strive with 9: 48 final in guidelines to push GSU’s outcome in 16-10 which would subsequently be the final fetch of the contest.

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High Newcomer in Week 1

Jawon Jog (Prairie Notice A&M)

Jog (Columbus, Ga.) a transfer from Louisville led a Prairie Notice A&M Panthers offensive unit that racked up 486 yards of entire offense on 75 performs. He performed 25-of-37 passes for 354 yards with three passing touchdowns. 

His efforts helped lead PVAMU to a 40-17 season opening care for cessation over Texas Southern in the Labor Day Classic.

*Files equipped by the SWAC Media department.


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