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Parker garners TSWA award

Freshman rushed for career-high 149 yards in win at WKU

November 6, 2012 · @MTAthletics

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Middle Tennessee's Jordan Parker was named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association offensive player of the week for his effort on November 1. 

Parker helped the Blue Raiders to a 34-29 victory at Western Kentucky, posting a career-high 149 yards on 32 carries and one touchdown. The Lawrenceville, Ga., native recorded a 58-yard scoring run in the first quarter and registered 136 yards on 19 carries in the first half, as Middle Tennessee built a 17-7 advantage. 

The true freshman has totaled 483 yards and two touchdowns in nine contests this season. The Blue Raiders play again November 17 at South Alabama.

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