MCAC Football: Eastern Division Athletes-of-the-Week

MCAC Football: Eastern Division Athletes-of-the-Week

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Eight teams were in action for Week six of the 2019 football season in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference and Saturday's games have produced the following MCAC Football Athletes-of-the-Week

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Antwan Downs


Wide Receiver

Ocala, FL



The Performance:

Antwan Downs hauled in 245 yards of receiving yards in the Itasca 65-12 win over Vermilion... Downs had five touchdown catches on the day for the Vikings...






Xavier Hearns


Offensive Line

Rockford, IL   

The Performance:

Xavier Hearns helped lead the Central Lakes offense to a dominating day on the ground with two RB's over 100 yards... The Raiders had a total of 340 yards on the day... the sophomore from Rockford, Illinois had multiple pancake blocks and was effective getting to second-level defenders...






Joshua Butler



Roseville, MI


The Performance:

Joshua Butler racked up ten solo tackles for the Thunder in their 41-15 loss to Central Lakes...Butler had 11 total stops on the day for FDLTCC...




Special Teams


Alec Frederick


Placekicker / Receiver

Inver Grove Heights, MN


The Performance:

Alec Frederick was a perfect 5-for-5 on his PAT attempts for the Raiders in their homecoming win over FDLTCC... He also hit four kickoffs for a total of 191 yards, a 47.8 a receiver, Frederick had one catch for 11 yards...


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Click Here for Week Three MCAC Football Eastern Division Athletes-of-the-Week

Click Here for Week Four MCAC Football Eastern Division Athletes-of-the-Week 

Click Here for Week Five MCAC Football Eastern Division Athletes-of-the-Week

The Minnesota College Athletic Conference is the organizational body for NJCAA-affiliated two-year technical and community college athletic programs in the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, as well as select member colleges in North Dakota and Wisconsin.  The mission of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference is to advance intercollegiate athletics by providing an engaging and supportive environment for success of our student athletes and competition among member institutions.  The MCAC is committed to the guiding principles of encouraging the development and success of student athletes, promoting the integrity, honesty and loyalty to member schools as well as upholding the sustainability of conference athletic programs.

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