BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Southern running back Lenard Tillery and defensive back Danny Johnson have been named SWAC players of the week.
Tillery was named Offensive Player of the Week after rushing for 161 yards on 26 carries against Louisiana-Monroe. Tillery scored his 33rd career rushing touchdown and ran for his 15th career 100-yard rushing game.
Johnson was named Defensive Player of the Week. The junior from East Feliciana finished 11 tackles and two interceptions against the Warhawks.
Southern travels to New Orleans to face the Tulane Green Wave Saturday at 7 p.m.