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Week Six SoCon Award Winners

By Southern Pigskin Staff
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Highlighting this week's top performers in the Southern Conference.

Offensive Player of the Week: Furman junior running back Devin Wynn racked up 279 total yards and three touchdowns in the Paladins 58-14 win over Samford.  Wynn finished with 218 rushing yards on 14 carries with two touchdowns on the ground and hauled in one pass, a 61-yard touchdown reception.  Wynn’s 174 first quarter yards tied a SOCON record for most rushing yards in a single quarter. 

Defensive Player of the Week: Chattanooga sophomore linebacker Ty Boeck led the Mocs with 12 tackles, including 2.5 tackles for loss in a 34-17 win over Mercer.  Boeck also added two forced fumbles and a fumble recovery as Chattanooga remained undefeated in SOCON play. 

Special Teams Player of the Week: Wofford kicker Luke Carter was successful on all 5 of his extra points in the Terriers 35-17 win over ETSU.  Carter also punted 4 times for a 44.5-yard average with a long of 54 and two punts inside the 20. 

Coach of the Week: VMI coach Scott Wachemheim led the Keydets to their first win in the Military Classic of the South in 12 years beating The Citadel for the Silver Shako 34-21. 

X Factor of the Week: VMI quarterback Reece Udinski extended his SOCON single season record to 252 consecutive passes without an interception in the Keydets 34-21 win over The Citadel.  Udinski also broke the SOCON career record for passes without an interception when he attempted his second pass of the game.