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Williams Accorded National Back Of The Week Accolades

Jerordis Williams
Jerordis Williams

GREENVILLE, S.C. -- Furman running back Jerodis Williams, who earlier today was named Southern Conference Offensive Player of the Week, has been tabbed FCS National Back of the Week by the College Football Performance Awards, it has been announced.

Williams' national tab follows a superb performance in Furman's 30-23 season opening loss at Coastal Carolina on Saturday, which included 15 rushes for a career high 142 yards and three touchdowns.  He posted scoring runs of 1, 5, and 68 yards, with the 68-yard third quarter bolt marking a career long.  He also collected two passes for 14 yards.

The Prattville, Ala., native has rushed for 1,014 yards and 12 touchdowns in two-plus seasons at Furman.