National Player of the Week: Joyce Kennerson

Texas Southern Guard Joyce Kennerson 5-4, Soph., Port Arthur, Texas Averaged 24 points, three steals, four rebounds and shot in excess of 90% from the free throw line in leading the Lady Tigers to a 2-0 record last week. Presented by North Carolina Mutual

National Player of the Week: Malcolm Bell

North Carolina Central quarterback Malcolm Bell 6-1m 190, Sr., Richmond, Va. Completed 10-of-18 passes for 184 yards with one touchdown and one interception and rushed 16 times for 131 yards and two touchdowns as the Eagles defeated North Carolina A&T 42-21 to win its first MEAC championship since 1973. Presented by North Carolina Mutual

National Player of the Week: Aaron Tiller

Southern Linebacker Aaron Tiller 6-2, 230, Jr., Columbus, Ohio Recorded 14 tackles (8 solo), 5.5 tackles for loss, four sacks, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery in the Jaguars 44-34 victory over Prairie View A&M.   Presented by North Carolina Mutual  

National Player of the Week: Quinton Gray

West Virginia State Wide Receiver Quinton Gray 5-11, 175, Junior, Stafford, Va. Caught 11 passes for 211 yards and three touchdowns and also completed a pass for 33 yards and a touchdown as the Yellow Jackets defeated Concord 52-45. Presented by North Carolina Mutual

National Player of the Week: T.J. Bell

Savannah State Quarterback T.J. Bell 6-3, 180, Fr., Louisville, Ky. Completed 15-of-28 passes for 159 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions and rushed 11 times for 149 yards and a touchdown in the Tigers 31-14 victory over Norfolk State. Presented by North Carolina Mutual

National Player of the Week: D’Angelo Ballard

Alabama A&M Quarterback D’Angelo Ballard 6-1, 200, Sr., Macon, Miss. Completed 19-of35 passes for 290 yards two touchdowns and no interceptions and rushed 19 times for 101 yards in the Bulldogs 42-41 overtime victory over Alabama State in the Magic City Classic. His 18-yard touchdown pass to Jonathan Dorsey in OT was the game-winner. Presented

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National Player of the Week: Darius Leonard

South Carolina State Linebacker Darius Leonard 6-3, 220, r-Jr., Lake View, SC Recorded 14 tackles (11 solo), 1.5 tackles for loss and two interceptions, one which he returned for a 64-yard touchdown as the Bulldogs defeated Howard 14-9. Presented by North Carolina Mutual