CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Shaw University sophomore Devon Hunt (Rockingham, NC) was named the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Conference Linebacker of the Week on Monday, Sept. 11 for his performance against FCS Division I opponent N.C. Central University on Saturday, Sept. 9.
Hunt made a game-high 10 tackles (5 solo) against the Eagles and a tackle for loss worth seven yards. Hunt was named to the 2017 CIAA All-Preseason Team in July.
Shaw football will hold their weekly press conference on Wednesday, Sept. 13 at 12 noon in the dance studio of C.C. Spaulding Gymnasium. The Bears (0-2 overall) will host Malone on Saturday, Sept. 16 at Durham County Memorial Stadium. Kickoff is slated 1 p.m.
For a complete list of the CIAA's week six Football Players and Coach of the Week, click here.
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