Shufford, Sommerville, and Vanhoose named SAA Football Players of the Week

Shufford, Sommerville, and Vanhoose named SAA Football Players of the Week

ATLANTA (Oct. 28, 2019) – The Southern Athletic Association (SAA) has announced that Robert Shufford (Birmingham-Southern), Mark Sommerville (Berry), and Kip Vanhoose (Hendrix) have been named SAA Football Player of the Week winners.

Offense - Robert Shufford - Junior Running Back - Birmingham-Southern

Shufford continued his 100-yard rushing streak by netting 282 yards in the Panthers' 38-21 win over Centre. That mark broke his previous career-high he set last week. Shufford's 282 yards were second-most for a single game in SAA history. 

He averaged 13.4 yards per carry with his longest of the day a 66-yard touchdown. Shufford scored three touchdowns and leads the country in three different rushing categories.

Defense - Mark Sommerville - Junior Defensive Back - Berry

Sommerville led Berry to a 54-10 victory over Rhodes, Saturday. The junior recorded three tackles, a tackle for a loss, a pass breakup and a 35-yard interception return for a touchdown.

Special Teams - Kip Vanhoose - Junior Kick Returner - Hendrix

Vanhoose returned a kickoff 84 yards for a touchdown in Hendrix's road win at Austin. He also rushed 11 times for 44 yards against the Roos.

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