Lattimore earns second SBC honors
Team has won three straight defensive player of the week awardsDecember 7, 2010 · Athletic Communications
MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The Sun Belt Conference announced that Middle Tennessee senior defensive end Jamari Lattimore has been named the league's Defensive Player of the Week. It marks the second honor of the season for Lattimore and the sixth by the Blue Raiders this year with four on defense and two on special teams.
The Blue Raiders have won the defensive award three weeks in a row.
Lattimore wreaked havoc on the FIU offense on Saturday to key Middle Tennessee’s clutch win on the road. The senior had seven tackles, a sack, a tackle for loss, a forced fumble, and a quarterback hurry. Lattimore’s sack gave him 11.5 for the year and tied him for the single-season record at Middle Tennessee and leaves him just a half sack shy of the SBC record. If that was not enough, he also drew three false starts and a few holding calls.
The award gives the Blue Raiders 40 player of the week honors under Rick Stockstill with nine on offense, 16 on defense, and 15 on special teams.
Friend of the Blue Raiders? Like us on Facebook and become part of the True Blue army today.
More Football NewsJul 28, 2014: MT, Duke to play home-and-home in football
Jul 23, 2014: Blue Raiders participate in C-USA Media Day
Jul 17, 2014: Raiders to have 11 games televised in 2014
Jul 16, 2014: Byard, Barber tabbed first team All-C-USA
Jul 14, 2014: Barber named to Lombardi Watch List
Jul 11, 2014: MT's Byard named to Jim Thorpe Award watch list