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SoCon Award Winners: Week Two

By Southern Pigskin Staff
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The Southern conference's top players from week two.

Offensive Player of the Week: Detrez Newsome, Western Carolina -- Newsome racked up 288 rushing yards and three touchdowns, to help beat Davidson 63-17.

Defensive Player of the Week: Devin Watson, Wofford -- Watson picked off two passes, including one to seal the game in the fourth quarter.

Special Teams Player of the Week: Rashad Haynes, Mercer -- Haynes returned three kickoffs for 112 yards, including a 90-yarder to open the game.

Coach of the Week: Mike Ayers, Wofford -- Ayers led the Terriers to a come-from-behind victory, 28-27, on the road, against a conference foe.

X-Factor of the Week: Kelvin McKnight, Samford -- McKnight ended up with 13 catches for 136 yards and 2 touchdowns in 49-41 win over West Alabama.