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Sun Belt Award Winners: Week One

By Southern Pigskin Staff
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The top players from week one in the Sun Belt.

Offensive Player of the Week: Jaleel Scott, New Mexico State -- Scott caught eight passes, a pair of which scored, for 149 yards in a hard fought 31-37 loss at Arizona State.

Defensive Player of the Week: Malik Demby, New Mexico State -- Demby racked up a couple of sacks and 5.5 tackles for loss against Arizona State.

Special Teams Player of the Week: Blaise Taylor, Arkansas State -- Taylor returned a punt 63 yards for a touchdown in a 36-43 loss to Nebraska.

Coach of the Week: Jamey Chadwell, Coastal Carolina -- Chadwell, in an interim role during Joe Moglia’s leave, led the Chanticleers over UMass, 38-28, for the program’s first win as an FBS program.

X-Factor of the Week: Osharmar Abercrombie, Coastal Carolina -- Abercrombie carried the ball 17 times for 149 yards and two touchdowns in the win versus UMass.