BIRMINGHAM, Ala.- Southern’s Ladarius Skelton, Alabama A&M’s Jordan Bentley, Alcorn State’s Juwan Taylor and Niko Duffey along with Grambling State’s Miguel Mendez were all named Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) Football Players of the Week in week twelve of the season for their outstanding play the league announced on Monday.
Ladarius Skelton (6-2, 210, Jr., QB, Pine Bluff, Ark.)
Skelton was electrifying in a hard-fought 40-34 victory over Jackson State. He finished the night with 304 yards of total offense. He went 12-of-23 passing for 133 yards with a touchdown. He also rushed the ball 21 times for 171 yards and three touchdowns.
The Jaguars travel down I-10 to the Big Easy to face Grambling State University in a winner takes all Bayou Classic in the Mercedes Benz Superdome. The game is on November 30th at 4:00 PM live on NBC Sports.
This game is slated as the Western Division Championship game. The winner will face Alcorn State University on December 7th. The game will be held on the home campus of the highest seed on the SWAC at the end of the season.
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