2022 South Atlantic Conference Football

The South Atlantic Conference Announces Football Players Of The Week

The South Atlantic Conference Announces Football Players Of The Week

The South Atlantic Conference announced its Football Players of the Week for games played during the sixth week of the 2022 season.

Oct 10, 2022 by FloFootball Staff
The South Atlantic Conference Announces Football Players Of The Week

The South Atlantic Conference announced its Football Players of the Week for games played during the sixth week of the 2022 season. 

Lenoir-Rhyne quarterback Sean White was tabbed as the SAC Offensive Player of the Week, while Emory & Henry linebacker Ivan Phillips was named SAC Defensive Player of the Week.

Lenoir-Rhyne return man Ryan Carter picked up SAC Special Teams Player of the Week honors.

White, a sophomore from Sarasota, Florida, connected on 77.3% of his passes and accounted for five touchdowns – four passing and one rushing – in the No. 14 Bears’ 51-30 win over Limestone. 

He threw for 247 yards in the game and rushed for nine yards to finish the game with 256 yards of offense. White’s four touchdown passes ties an NCAA-era record for most TD passes in a game at Lenoir-Rhyne.

Phillips, a senior from Kingsport, Tennessee, led the Wasps to a 34-14 SAC win over UVA Wise. He racked up 10 tackles, including eight solo tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss. 

Phillips also recovered a fumble and returned it for a touchdown.

Carter, a senior from Ringgold, Georgia, had 129 return yards, including a 95-yard scamper for a touchdown in the Bears’ win over Limestone. 

For the game, Carter had averaged 43 yards per return on his three returns.

2022 SAC Football Players Of The Week

Offensive Player of the Week

Sept. 5 – Tre Simmons, Tusculum
Sept. 12 – Tre Stewart, Limestone
Sept. 19 – Jaquan Lynch, Barton
Sept. 26 – Tre Stewart, Limestone
Oct. 3 – Shaw Crocker, Wingate
Oct. 10 – Sean White, Lenoir-Rhyne

Defensive Player of the Week

Sept. 5 – Christian Campbell, Catawba
Sept. 12 – DJ Horne, Wingate
Sept. 19 – Marquise Fleming, Wingate
Sept. 26 – Andrae Robinson, Tusculum
Oct. 3 – Alonzo Houston, Carson-Newman
Oct. 10 – Ivan Phillips, Emory & Henry

Special Teams Player of the Week

Sept. 5 – Kellan Dalton, UVA Wise
Sept. 12 – Ethan Evans, Wingate
Sept. 19 – Ethan Evans, Wingate
Sept. 26 – Juan Villasenor, Tusculum
Oct. 3 – Cameron Jones, Emory & Henry
Oct. 10 – Ryan Carter, Lenoir-Rhyne