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SC State's Richard Cue Earn MEAC Top Weekly Honors

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South Carolina State's Richard Cue was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Offensive Player of the Week, the conference announced on Monday.

N.C. Central's Tazmon Foster was named Defensive Player of the Week. N.C. A&T's Tarik Cohen and Morgan State's Antonio Jefferson was named Co-Rookies of the Week while Bethune-Cookman's Rashard Brown earned Offensive Lineman of the Week honors.

Delaware State's Mitchell Ward earned Special Teams Player of the Week accolades.

Cue (QB, 6-1, 180, r-Sr., Florence, S.C.) connected on 15 of 25 passes for 163 yards with four touchdowns in the Bulldog's 45-9 win over Savannah State. He also rushed for 128 yards on 17 carries with two TDs on the ground. Cue accounted for 291 yards of total offense in the team's victory.

Foster (LB, 5-10, 215, Sr., Henderson, N.C.) collected a career high 18 tackles, 12 solo, including two for a loss of 12 yards with one solo sack against Bethune-Cookman. He also forced a fumble at the 1-yard line to prevent a touchdown.

Cohen (RB, 5-8, 170, Fr., Bunn, N.C.) had 130 yards rushing and one touchdown on 28 carries against Va. of Lynchburg. He recorded 92 of his rushing yards in the second half to aid the Aggies to a 59-12 homecoming victory.

Jefferson (WR, 6-1, 180, Fr., Suffolk, Va.) caught a game-high 140 yards on six receptions (23.3 avg.) in the Bears' 30-27 win over Hampton. He connected on a 47-yard catch en route to recording the most reception yards in 11 seasons.

Brown (OL, 6-3, 305, Sr., Kissimmee, Fla.) graded out at 92-percent and anchored the offensive line that recorded a season-high 594 yards of total offense including a season-high 436 yards rushing. He also picked up two pancake blocks.

Ward (PK, 6-1, 180, Jr., Binghamton, England) kicked the game-winning 26-yard field goal as time expired to give the Hornets a 22-20 win over Howard. He also averaged 51.3 yards on three kickoffs, including one touchback in the win.

Other Bulldog Top Performances

Tristan Bellamy (SCSU) graded out at 89-percent as he helped the Bulldogs record 438 yards of total offense against Savannah State. He also recorded two pancake blocks.

Justin Taylor (SCSU) rushed for 127 yards on 29 carries against Savannah State.

Joe Thomas (SCSU) tallied eight tackles, six solo, with 1.5 for a loss of eight yards, including 1.5 sacks.

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