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Southern's Quinn named SWAC Special Teams Player of the Week

Southern WR Willie Quinn. (Source: Chris Hagan/WAFB) Southern WR Willie Quinn. (Source: Chris Hagan/WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Southern University wide receiver Willie Quinn has been named this week's SWAC Special Teams Player of the Week.
 
Quinn racked up 197 return yards, including a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, in Southern’s 62-15 loss to Louisiana Tech. That was the second time in his career that he returned a kickoff for a touchdown and his fifth overall return for a touchdown. It was also Quinn's longest return in his career, surpassing his 98-yard return touchdown in the 2013 season.

SWAC Players of the Week:

  • Prairie View A&M quarterback Trey Green: Offensive Player of the Week
  • Prairie View A&M defensive end Ahkeem Barton: Defensive Player of the Week
  • Jackson State defensive back Derrick Bobo: Newcomer of the Week
  • Southern wide receiver Willie Quinn: Special Teams Player of the Week

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