Saginaw Valley State University senior defensive back Matt Black (Toronto, Ontario/Northern) was selected Defensive Player of the Week, while Ashland University freshman kick returner Carlin Isles (Massillon, Ohio/Jackson) earned Special Teams Player of the Week Honors.
Carlin Isles - Ashland University
Carlin Isles - Ashland
A true freshman, Isles
returned a kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown with 2:02 left in regulation and the score tied, 35-35.
TD return was the winning margin in AU's 45-38 come-from-behind with over Findlay.
For the game, Isles
returned four kickoffs for 174 yards (43.5 ypr.).
That's the highest figure for an AU player since Devin Conwell had 118 tackles in 2003...freshman Carlin Isles
(Massillon, OH/Jackson) returned a kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown.