October 18, 2021 SWAC Football weekly honorees

From the Southwestern Athletic Conference:

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Southern’s Kobe Dillon, Chase Foster, and Luke Jackson along with Jackson State’s Keith Corbin III its SWAC Football Players of the Week for their outstanding performances during games played this past week of competition.

Offensive – Kobe Dillon, Southern University

 Dillon broke the Southern University single game rushing record on Saturday with 14 carries for 267 yards and three touchdowns. Dillon’s longest run of the day came during the opening drive of the third quarter when he burst up the middle for a 75-yard touchdown. 

Defensive- Chase Foster, Southern University

Foster led the Jaguars defense with three interceptions for 36 yards and four tackles. His performance also broke Southern’s single game interception record. 

Specialist- Luke Jackson, Southern University

Jackson went perfect on the day successfully converting 44 and 25 yard field goals along with going perfect on extra point attempts. 

Newcomer- Keith Corbin, Jackson State University

Corbin finished with 113 yards and one touchdown during a 28-7 Jackson State win over Alabama State on Saturday. 

About the SWAC
The Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) is considered one of the premier HBCU conferences in the country and currently ranks among the elite in the nation in terms of HBCU alumni playing with professional sports teams.

Current championship competition offered by the league includes competition for men in Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field and Tennis.

Women’s competition is offered in the sports of Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Golf, Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field, Soccer, Softball, Tennis and Volleyball.

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