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Southern's Howard named SWAC Offensive Player of the Week

Austin Howard (Source: WAFB) Austin Howard (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Southern quarterback Austin Howard has been named the SWAC Offensive Player of the Week.

Howard completed 22-of-32 passes for 338 yards and five touchdowns in a 47-40 win against Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

The senior has thrown for 1219 yards this season with 11 touchdowns and only three interceptions.

Southern finished with 586 yards of offense against the Golden Lions and committed no turnovers.

The Jags improved to 5-3 overall and 3-1 in SWAC play. 

Southern hosts Prairie View in another crucial conference game Saturday at 4 p.m. in A.W. Mumford Stadium.

Defensive Player of the Week:
Ronnie Scott (Alabama State/DB) 

Special Teams Player of the Week:
Trevor Vincent (Alabama State/P) 

Newcomer of the Week:
Anthony Stubbs (Prairie View)

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