- Associated Press - Monday, September 29, 2014

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (AP) - The Great American Conference has named its football players of the week.

Southern Arkansas quarterback Si Blackshire is the Offensive Player of the Week; Arkansas-Monticello cornerback Mike Early is the Defensive Player of the Week; and Henderson State kicker Houston Ray is the Special Teams Player of the Week.

Blackshire threw for a school record six touchdown passes in SAU’s 62-21 win over Northwestern Oklahoma State.

Early intercepted two passes in UAM’s 33-14 win over Southwestern Oklahoma State - including one he returned for a touchdown.

Ray converted 3-of-3 field goal attempts and 5-of-5 extra point tries in Henderson’s 44-27 win over East Central Oklahoma.

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