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By Southern Pigskin Staff
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The week six Steak 'n Shake Southern Pigskin players of the week in the Southern Conference.

Steak 'n Shake SoCon Offensive Player of the Week: Aaron Mellette, Elon - Caught 13 passes for 237 yards and three touchdowns in the Phoenix's 35-23 loss to Appalachian State.

Steak 'n Shake SoCon Defensive Player of the Week: Jaquiski Tartt, Samford - Recorded three tackles, a tackle for loss, two pass break ups and a 65-yard interception return for a touchdown in the Bulldogs' 38-7 triumph over The Citadel.

Steak 'n Shake SoCon Special Teams Player of the Week: Ray Early, Furman - Kicked a 24-yard field goal and downed two punts inside the 20-yard line with a long boot of 82 yards in the Paladins' 20-17 loss to Wofford.

Steak 'n Shake SoCon Freshman of the Week: James Dean, Georgia Southern - Had five carries for 95 yards and a touchdown in the Eagles' 45-13 win over Western Carolina.

Steak 'n Shake SoCon Coach of the Week: Pat Sullivan, Samford - The Bulldogs compiled nearly 600 yards of total offense in their 38-7 rally past The Citadel.

Steak 'n Shake SoCon X-Factor of the Week: Jamal Jackson, Appalachian State - Passed for 304 yards and four touchdowns and ran for 94 yards and another score in the Mountaineers' 35-23 win over Elon.