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Sun Belt Weekend Award Winners

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Terrence Franks rushed for nearly 300 yards in Texas State's victory over Idaho.

Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week: Terrence Franks, Texas State – Franks rushed for 284 yards and three touchdowns on only 15 carries, as the Bobcats defeated Idaho by a score of 35-30.

Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Week: Michael Odiari, Texas State – Odiari was a constant presence in the Idaho backfield on Saturday, finishing the game with 4.5 sacks. He added an additional two quarterback hurries, just for good measure.

Sun Belt Special Teams Player of the Week: Alex Hanks, Georgia Southern – Though he did have one extra point blocked, Hanks came up big when the Eagles needed him most. Hanks successfully converted all three of his field goal attempts in the win over New Mexico State.

Sun Belt Coach of the Week: Blake Anderson, Arkansas State – Facing a Louisiana-Monroe team which was tied atop the conference standings heading into the weekend, Anderson led his troops to a resounding 14-point win. The Red Wolves are playing some good football after running through a difficult slate of games to start the season.

Sun Belt X-Factor of the Week: Brandon Bridge, South Alabama – Bridge threw for 339 yards and three touchdowns in the Jaguars’ blowout win over Appalachian State. He also added 23 yards and a score on the ground.