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