Found September 18, 2012 on Sox and Dawgs:
Here's the release from UConn about UConn Huskies football players Yawin Smallwood and Nick Williams picking up more weekly honors from their performances in Saturday's win over the Maryland Terrapins. STORRS, Conn. - University of Connecticut redshirt sophomore linebacker Yawin Smallwood (Worcester, Mass.) picked up three more honors on Tuesday for his performance in UConn's 24-21 win over Maryland on Saturday. Smallwood was named the Football Writers Association of America/Bronko Nagurski National Defensive Player of the Week, the Chuck Bednarik Defensive Player of the Week from the Maxwell Football Club of Southampton, Pa. and the ECAC Defensive Player of the Week. On Monday, Smallwood was named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week. UConn senior returner Nick Williams (East Windsor, N.J.) was named the ECAC Player of the Week after earning the same award from the BIG EAST on Monday. Smallwood made 14 tackles (five more than any other player in the game)...
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