SWAC announces Week 9 Footballers of the Week

Courtesy of the Southwestern Athletic Conference

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Jackson State’s Jacobian Morgan and Leilani Armenta along with Grambling State’s Sundiata Anderson and Alabama State’s Amon Scarbrough its SWAC Football Players of the Week for their impressive performances during games played this past weekend. 

Morgan finished the game with 373 yards passing, connecting on 26 of his 36 pass attempts to go along with five passing touchdowns. He connected with a total of eight different receivers. He also contributed 21 yards rushing during JSU’s road win at Arkansas-Pine Bluff.

Anderson was a significant force for the Grambling State defense during the Tigers’ 28-14 win over Bethune-Cookman. He led GSU with 12 total tackles, 3.5 TFL, 1.5 sacks and two forced fumbles.

Armenta became the first woman in HBCU history to score in a game. She converted all three of her PAT attempts during the Tigers road win at UAPB.

Scarborough recorded six tackles with one interception, a fumble recovery, and two passes defended. His interception ended a drive in ASU territory in the third quarter and his fumble recovery stopped a drive in the fourth quarter.

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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