Great American Conference Players of the Week

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    RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. - The Great American Conference has announced the league's Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week for the third week of play. Arkansas Tech running back Ketrich Harmon became the first Wonder Boy to gain 100 yards in a game since 2011 to claim the Offensive honor.

    Henderson State's Keaton Stigger made 11 tackles and added four short touchdown runs to earn the Defensive award and Arkansas-Monticello's Jamie McGee kicked the winning field goal to win the Special Teams accolade.

    GAC OFFENSIVE PLAYERS OF THE WEEK - Ketrich Harmon, Arkansas Tech, RB, Sr., Frankston, Texas
    Harmon became the first Wonder Boy running back to rush for at least 100 yards in a game since Casey Henderson in the finale of the 2011 season. He gained 132 yards on 18 carries and scored three times in Tech's 49-7 win at Southern Nazarene. Arkansas Tech gained 277 yards on the ground and scored all seven of it touchdowns via the rush.

    GAC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK - Keaton Stigger, Henderson State, LB, Sr., Collierville, Texas
    Stigger led the Reddies with 11 total tackles in the Reddies' 44-35 win at Southeastern Oklahoma State. He made a pair of tackles for lost yardage. He performed double duty as he made his debut on offense. He carried the ball four times near the goal line and reached the end zone all four times.

    GAC SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK - Jamie McGee, Arkansas-Monticello, PK, Fr., Lake Charles, La.
    McGee accounted for 10 of the Boll Weevils 22 points in their home win against Northwestern Oklahoma State. He tied the UAM and GAC single-game record with three made field goals. He made a career-long 43-yard field goal with 10:03 left the contest that gave the Boll Weevils a 22-20 lead.

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