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Week One Sun Belt Award Winners

By Southern Pigskin Staff
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Highlighting the best players in the SBC during week one.

Sun Belt Offensive Player of the Week: Omar Bayless, Arkansas State -- Caught 10 passes for 132 yards and four touchdowns in the Red Wolves' 37-30 loss to SMU.

Sun Belt Defensive Player of the Week: Trajan Stephens-McQueen, Georgia State -- Recorded five tackles, a tackle for loss, a pass breakup, and an interception in the Panthers' upset of Tennessee.

Sun Belt Special Teams Player of the Week: Massimo Biscardi, Coastal Carolina -- Converted on three of four field goals tries, including a 53-yard kick, in the Chanticleers' 30-23 loss to Eastern Michigan.

Sun Belt Coach of the Week: Shawn Elliott, Georgia State -- The Panthers earned their first-ever win over a Power Five Conference opponent, rushing for 213 total yards in a 38-30 win at Tennessee.

Sun Belt X-Factor of the Week: Dan Ellington, Georgia State -- Threw for 139 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 61 yards and another score in the Panthers' 38-30 win at Tennessee.