Shawn Morris, Birmingham-Southern College, Football (Offensive)

Shawn Morris, Birmingham-Southern College, Football (Offensive)

SHAWN MORRIS OF BIRMINGHAM-SOUTHERN COLLEGE a 5-8 192 pound junior running back from Pensacola, Fla., has been selected the SCAC Football Offensive Player-of-the-Week for games played Saturday, November 12.

Morris ran for a school and SCAC-record 332 yards rushing in the Panthers’ 35-21 win over Millsaps.

The performance marks just the third 300+ yard rushing game by a SCAC back in league history and shatters the former single-game mark of 305 posted by Jeremy Boyce of Trinity University in a Nov. 3, 2001 contest against Sewanee.

now owns BSC's top three rushing games, all coming this season. Morris also scored three touchdowns on the afternoon on runs of 41, 45, and 20 yards. He ends the season as league's leading rusher and scorer.

Morris ran for 1,449 yards rushing (third-highest single-season total in SCAC history) and 17 touchdowns on the season.


SCAC Football
Offensive Players-of-the-Week
Week 1 Shawn Morris, Birmingham-Southern College
Week 2 Jimmy Stainback, Birmingham-Southern College
Week 3  Monte Soctton, Centre College
Week 4 Dane Wilson, Rhodes College
Week 5 Shawn Morris, Birmingham-Southern
Week 6  Thomas Theriot, Millsaps College
Week 7  Tyler Osterman, Centre College
Week 8  Bret Stoots, Rhodes College
Week 9  Patrick Granchelli, Trinity University
Week 10  Shawn Morris, Birmingham-Southern College
Week 11  Shawn Morris, Birmingham-Southern College