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Grambling QB named SWAC Offensive Player of the Week

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After a stellar performance against the Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils this past weekend, Grambling Junior quarterback Johnathan Williams has been named Southwestern Athletic Conference Player of the week as well as earning a College Football Performance Award this week.

Williams led the Tigers to their first win of the season after accounting for seven touchdowns in the game and 319 yards of total offense.  "He did exactly what he was supposed to do." ,said Interim Head football Coach Dennis Winston.  "He was the little field general for us on Saturday and there is one thing about Johnathan, he's not afraid of anything.

The Junior from Tampa, Florida gave the Grambling homecoming crowd of nearly 14,000 fans a show as he was 18 of 31 passing for 265 yards and 5 touchdowns through the air.  Williams  also hurt the Delta Devils with his legs as well as he rushed 15 times for 54 yards and two touchdowns.  " I just God and my teammates." ,said Williams.  "I just wanted to go out there and do my best and take advantage of this opportunity."

Williams also earned the CollegeFootballPerfromance.com Award.  He was ranked in the top 20 performances at quarterback in the entire Football Championship Subdivision  He was also named as the top quarterback in the SWAC by the CFPA.

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