BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Southern quarterback Austin Howard has been named the SWAC Offensive Player of the Week for the second week in a row.
Howard led the Jags to their fifth win in a row, completing 22-of-34 passes for a season-high 405 yards and four touchdowns.
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The Jaguars beat Prairie View 37-31 improving to 4-1 in SWAC play, one game back of Grambling State (5-0).
Howard added 40 yards on the ground, averaging 8 yards per carry.
SWAC PLAYERS OF THE WEEK:
Offensive: Austin Howard, (QB) Southern
Defensive: Joshua Hill, (DB) Alabama State
Specialist: Corey McCullough, (P/K) Alcorn State
Newcomer: P.J. Simmons, (RB) Alcorn State