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NORFOLK, Va., October 16, 2023 – South Carolina State freshman running Jawarn Howell was named Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Rookie of the Week, presented by Coca-Cola the league announced.

Howell (RB, 6-1, 215, Fr., Mooresville, N.C.) caught three passes for 93 yards including one touchdown through the air and rushed nine times for 34 yards against Tennessee Tech.

Others earning honors were, Norfolk State quarterback Otto Kuhns was named the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Offensive Player of the Week, while NSU linebacker A.J. Richardson earned Defensive Player of the Week honors., while S.C. State’s NSU’s Garrison Wheatley and teammate Noah Tracey received Offensive Lineman of the Week and Specialist of the Week accolades, respectively.

Howell (RB, 6-1, 215, Fr., Mooresville, N.C.) caught three passes for 93 yards including one touchdown through the air and rushed nine times for 34 yards against Tennessee Tech.

Kuhns (QB, 6-3, 194, Jr., Columbus, Ohio) completed 10-of-27 passes for 129 yards through the air and rushed 12 times for 36 yards with two touchdowns in the Spartans game against Tennessee State.

Richardson (LB, 6-1, 235, Fr., King’s Mountain, N.C.) registered 11 tackles, 10 solo, with 2.0 tackles for a loss of 11 yards, and a forced fumble against Tennessee State.

Wheatley (OL, 6-4, 361, Jr., Johns Island, S.C.) anchored the Spartans offensive line that accounted for 279 yards of total offense, including 150 yards on the ground.

Tracey (P, 6-1, 175, Fr., Springwood, Australia) punted six times for 229 yards, 38.2 avg., including one downed inside the 20-yard line.

Other Top Performers

Kenny Gallop, Jr. (Howard) recorded a team-leading seven tackles, three solo, including one tackle for a loss, against No. 19 Harvard.

Aaron Smith (S.C. State) collected 12 tackles, six solo, with 1.5 for a loss of 14 yards.

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