FRISCO, Texas - Northwestern State senior quarterback Brad Henderson was named the Southland Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday. McNeese State junior cornerback Guy Morgan was named the defensive player of the week while Central Arkansas senior receiver Dezmin Lewis was named the special teams player of the week.
Offensive Player of the Week: Brad Henderson, Senior QB, Northwestern State
Henderson completed 28 of 53 passes for 357 yards and two touchdowns and added eight carries for 102 yards in leading Northwestern State at Nevada. The senior from Starkville, Miss. (Starkville H.S.), posted the school's No. 2 single-game totals in passing yards (seven shy of Bobby Hebert's 1980 school record) and total offense (six yards shy of Hebert). Henderson led Demons to most total yards (585) since 2002, most first downs (31) since 1997 and five drives of more than 74 yards in final six series of shootout with the Wolf Pack. Henderson set single-game pass attempts mark (by three), without an interception, and had his first 100-yard rushing game.