Big South Football Report – Oct. 24 (Week 9) / Coaches Teleconference

Choice Hotels Offensive Player of the Week:  Ricky Rhodes, Gardner-Webb

Defensive Player of the Week:  KaJuan Lee, Liberty

Special Teams Player of the Week:  Kevin Fogg, Liberty

The Crons Brand Freshman of the Week:  Trever Austin, Gardner-Webb


The Big South weekly football coaches teleconference for media members continues tomorrow, TUESDAY, Oct. 25.  To access the call, dial 212-812-4494 and enter80716119.  All media are highly encouraged to use the following link to participate, if possible:  This link will help connect both your browser and telephone to the call (this will give you the ability to see specific information; BUT you still have to use the phone to call in).  The call line opens at10:20am and we will begin promptly at 10:28am with brief announcements prior to our first coach.


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Among the highlights in this week’s report include:

Big South’s TV package continues this weekend with Coastal Carolina at Stony Brook on ESPN3

* Liberty is first Big South team in League history to open 3-0 in Conference play five consecutive seasons

* Flames return to Top 25 rankings at No. 23/24 in this week’s polls

* Stony Brook ties Big South record with third-straight game scoring 40 points

* Liberty kicker Matt Bevins becomes Big South’s all-time leading scorer

* Gardner-Webb’s Trever Austin ties Big South single-game record with four field goals

* Coastal Carolina’s Josh Norman approaching Big South career record for passes defended – just two away from mark

* Liberty’s Mike Brown becomes sixth player in League history with 40 career touchdown passes

* Stony Brook’s Miguel Maysonet needs 67 rushing yards to become 10th Big South player with 2,000 in a career

* Liberty becomes first Big South team in League history with two interception returns for touchdowns in one game

* VMI’s A.J. Gross is one of two players in Conference annals with 300 career tackles and 30 career TFL

* Liberty is only FCS program with four active players with 1,000 career receiving yards

* Upcoming Big South Network video streaming schedule and television schedule

* Team-by-team schedules and notes


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Thank you for your continuing coverage of Big South Conference football and let me know if you need anything further.  Look for the Big South audio football round-up and the Week 9 Preview later this week on



Mark Simpson
Assistant Commissioner – Public Relations
Big South Conference
704-341-7990 (phone)
704-341-7991 (fax)
704-574-0023 (cell)


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