Southern’s Skelton, Lunkins named SWAC Players of the Week

Southern’s Skelton, Lunkins named SWAC Players of the Week
Southern quarterback Ladarius Skelton (No. 8) (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV)

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Southern quarterback Ladarius Skelton and linebacker Calvin Lunkins have been named SWAC Players of the Week for their performances against Alabama A&M.

Southern SWAC Players of the Week

Skelton was named the Louisiana Sports Writers and SWAC Offensive Player of the Week. He rushed for 238 yards and two touchdowns for the Jaguars. He added two more touchdowns through the air, including the game-winning toss to Hunter Register to lift the Jags to a 35-31 homecoming win over the Bulldogs.

Southern linebacker Calvin Lunkins (No. 1)
Southern linebacker Calvin Lunkins (No. 1) (Source: Josh Auzenne/WAFB-TV)

Lunkins was named the SWAC Defensive Player of the Week for his 13 tackles. He helped the Jags hold the Bulldogs to just 71 yards rushing.

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