LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- University of the Cumberlands' Iquan Deed is the Mid-South Conference Football Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 15, conference officials announced on Monday.
The weekly honors are the first for all three student-athletes this season.
Deed averaged 21.9 yards per carry while amassing 153 yards on the ground in Cumberlands' 48-14 win at Union College to earn Mid-South Conference Offensive Player of the Week.
The Montezuma, Ga., sophomore running back scored three times on the ground and added a fourth touchdown with his 38-yard reception to help the No. 14-ranked Patriots remain perfect this season.
Deed leads the Mid-South Conference is rushing averaging 92.7 yards per game this season. His 13.2 yards per carry and 278 rushing yards are also best in the conference.
Cumberlands improves to 3-0 on the season and 1-0 in the MSC East Division with the win.