October 25, 2021 SWAC Football Players of the Week

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Jackson State’s Malachi Wideman and Shedeur Sanders along with Florida A&M’s Isaiah Land and Jah’Marae Sheread its SWAC Football Players of the Week for their outstanding performances during games played this past week of competition.

Offensive- Malachi Wideman, WR, Jackson State

 Wideman had a spectacular performance during the Tigers’42-12 win over Bethune-Cookman. He finished with a career-high 169 yards on nine receptions to go along with four receiving touchdowns.

Defensive- Isaiah Land, LB, Florida A&M

Land had another dominating performance in the backfield during Florida A&M’s win at Mississippi Valley State. He recorded six tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss, and 1.5 sacks. Land currently leads the nation in sacks and tackles for loss.

Specialist– Jah’Marae Sheread, WR, Florida A&M

Sheread had one of the best games by any player in the nation recording 229 all-purpose yards (19th most in single-game in FCS) and four touchdowns (tied for second most in single-game in FCS) during the Rattlers’ 31-28 win at Mississippi Valley State. Sheread had 88 yards on eight receptions for three touchdowns and also contributed five punt returns for 154 yards including a 59-yard touchdown return.

Newcomer- Shadeur Sanders, QB, Jackson State

Sanders passed for 309 yards to go along with four touchdowns and also rushed for a touchdown to lead Jackson State past Bethune-Cookman this past weekend by a score of 42-12. He was an efficient 18-for-25 during the game and currently leads the SWAC with a 69.9 completion percentage.

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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