Newsome, Shirreffs earn AAC Honors. Press Release.
AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Arkeel Newsome • So. • RB • UConn • Ansonia, Conn.
Newsome finished with 106 yards on three kickoff returns as part of a day in which he amassed 257 all-purpose yards in UConn’s 40-13 win at UCF. Newsome took the opening kickoff of the third quarter 71 yards to set up a UConn field goal, while he also finished with a game-high 84 rushing yards with two touchdowns and four receptions for a game-high 67 yards.
WEEKLY HONOR ROLL
Bryant Shirreffs • So. • QB • UConn • Jefferson, Ga.
Completed 16 of 22 passes for 256 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 42 yards and a TD in a 40-13 win at UCF.