ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY SPORT FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

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Offensive Player of the Week
Name:
Dejuan Martin
University: St. Francis Xavier University
Position: Receiver
Hometown: Scarborough, Ont.
Year of eligibility: Second
Academic program: BBA
Height and weight: 5’8”, 170lbs

StFX-Dejuan Martin

Receiver Dejuan Martin of the StFX X-Men is the Atlantic University Sport football offensive player of the week for the week ending Sept. 11, 2016.

 

A second-year business student from Scarborough, Ont., Martin had a 79-yard touchdown reception early in the first quarter Saturday, to extend StFX’s early lead to 10-0.

 

The reigning AUS champion X-Men went on to win the season opener 29-14 over the Mount Allison Mounties. Martin tallied eight receptions for 127 total yards in the victory.
Defensive Player of the Week
Name:
Brandon Jennings
University: Acadia University
Position: Defensive back
Hometown: St. Albert, Alta.
Year of eligibility: Third
Academic program: Bachelor of community development
Height and weight: 6’3”, 190lbs

ACA-Brandon Jennings

Defensive back Brandon Jennings of the Acadia Axemen is the Atlantic University Sport football defensive player of the week.

 

A third-year community development student from St. Albert, Alta., had two interceptions in Saturday’s 30-1 win over the Saint Mary’s Huskies in Wolfville, N.S.—one of which he returned for 41 yards.

 

Jennings’ defensive stats also included two play breakups, four solo tackles and one assisted tackle.
Special Teams Player of the Week
Name:
Brandon Jennings
University: Acadia University
Position: Punter/kicker
Hometown: St. Albert, Alta.
Year of eligibility: Third
Academic program: Bachelor of community development
Height and weight: 6’3”, 190lbs

 

In addition to being named the AUS defensive player of the week, Acadia Axemen kicker/punter Brandon Jennings has also been named the special teams players of the week.

 

Jennings was 3-for-3 in field goal attempts for the Axemen and 2-for-2 in point after attempts.

 

His stats on special teams also included a punting average of 37.5 yards on 11 punts—four of which were downed inside the 20-yard line.