Nichols named SAA Offensive Player of the Week

Issac Nichols
Issac Nichols

ATLANTA, Ga.—Sophomore tailback Issac Nichols has been named Southern Athletic Association Offensive Football Player of the Week, the league office announced today.

Nichols, a native of Rome, Ga., led the Panthers against Ave Maria on Saturday with four touchdowns - three rushing and one receiving - in their 61-14 victory. He had 147 yards rushing on 17 carries, and 61 yards receiving on one catch. Nichols helped BSC break the single-game team records for points (61), touchdowns (nine), and rushing yards (408).

The Panthers are on the road this Saturday to open conference play, traveling to Memphis to face Rhodes at 1 p.m.