Austin Hansard named SAA Football Defensive Player of the Week

Austin Hansard (photo by Cari Dean)
Austin Hansard (photo by Cari Dean)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Senior Austin Hansard was named the Southern Athletic Association Defensive Player of the Week, Monday.

Hansard, a linebacker from Cumming, Ga., helped BSC pick up a big SAA win on Saturday against Millsaps. He made eight total tackles, including six solo tackles, with three tackles-for-losses (including a sack) and a pass break-up. Hansard anchored a BSC defense that allowed only 10 first downs and 174 total yards by the Majors in the 16-14 victory.

The Panthers are at home this Saturday, hosting Berry College in a 1 p.m. kick-off on Battle Field at Panther Stadium.