ATLANTA (Nov. 5, 2019) – Southern Athletic Association (SAA) football student-athletes Robert Shufford of Birmingham-Southern along with Andre Evans and Jordan Gunter of Centre have been named to the national D3football.com Team of the Week.
RB Robert Shufford, Jr., Birmingham-Southern
Shufford set program records in the Panthers' 52-42 win over Austin College. He rushed for 250 yards on 31 carries and scored three touchdowns. His longest was a 51-yard touchdown. Rushing for his third straight 200-yard game, Shufford has post-100-plus yards in seven consecutive games.
LB Andre Evans, Jr., Centre
Evans was credited with 23 tackles on the day, which was two shy of the Centre single-game program record set by Adam Hay in 2007. In addition to recording the tackles, 10 of them solo, Evans also recorded a sack, 2.5 tackles for loss, as well as forcing and recovering a fumble.
KR Jordan Gunter, Sr., Centre
Gunter set the tone for Centre in the Colonels' 42-27 win at Rhodes. With the score tied at 7-7 in the first period, Gunter fielded a Rhodes punt and raced 75 yards to the end zone for his second career punt return touchdown. Gunter finished with 121 return yards on three returns for the day.