Broderick Waters of Bethune-Cookman was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference’s (MEAC) Football Offensive Player of the Week, the conference announced on Monday. Joe Rankin of Morgan State was named Defensive Player of the Week.
Jamie Cunningham of Howard was selected as the Rookie of the Week. North Carolina Central’s Darius James and Earvin Gonzalez of Morgan State were named Offensive Lineman and Special Teams Player of the Week, respectively.
Waters (QB, 5-11, 196m Sr., Sarasota, Fla.) led Bethune-Cookman to a comeback win over Alabama State in the eighth annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge presented by Disney. Waters, who entered the game as the backup QB with the Wildcats trailing 21-7, completed 6-of-9 passes for 110 yards and two TDs. He also carried the ball 11 times for 100 yards with one TD. His performance earned him MEAC/SWAC Challenge MVP honors.
BCU linebacker Jarkevis Fields, linemen Terrance Hackney, and punter Kory Kowalski were also recognized as Top Performers in Week One.