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September 7, 2011

Shawn Morris named SCAC Offensive Player-of-the-Week

SUWANEE, Ga.—Birmingham-Southern's Shawn Morris has been selected the SCAC Football Offensive Player-of-the-Week for games played Saturday, September 3.

Morris, a 5-8 192 pound junior running back from Pensacola, Fla., broke two school records against LaGrange, rushing for 193 yards and scoring an 88-yard touchdown. For the game he had 15 carries, averaging 12.9 yards per carry, with two touchdowns. Morris also had two catches for 13 yards in the Panthers' 28-7 season-opening win.

Morris and the Panthers open their home slate this weekend, hosting Huntingdon College on Saturday at 1 p.m. in the third annual Wesley Cup Game.