Elijah McGuire Named SBC Offensive Player of the Week
After the second best rushing night of his career, Louisiana running back Elijah McGuire has been named the Offensive Player of the Week by the Sun Belt Conference.
McGuire, a senior from Houma, averaged nearly ten yards per carry, gaining 223 yards on 23 carries. He had over 100 yards in the fourth quarter alone, including a 68 yard touchdown run which gave the Cajuns a 28-17 lead.
McGuire leads the Sun Belt in rushing, averaging 136 yards per game.
Georgia State's Bobby Baker won the Defensive Player award, while Troy's Ryan Key was the Special Teams POW.