Monday, October 13, 2003
Davidson RB Leverett among I-AA Players of the Week
JERSEY CITY, New Jersey - Davidson running back John
Leverett, who rushed for 259 yards, was among the ESPN/USA Today
Division I-AA Players of the Week named on Monday.
Leverett carried a school-record 36 times and scored on runs of
eight and 71 yards in a 37-29 win over Jacksonville. He
collected 202 of his yards in the second half.
Eastern Kentucky linebacker Jerome Jones and Western Carolina
kick returner Xavier Godard were were named Defensive and
Special Teams Players of the Week, respectively.
Jones had nine tackles and an interception in a 41-0 win over
Eastern Illinois. The junior also deflected a pass and blocked a
field goal attempt.
Godard returned a kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown in a 37-25
loss to Georgia Southern.