RICHMOND, Va.-- University of New Hampshire junior linebacker Devon Jackson (pictured) has been named the Colonial Athletic Association Defensive Player of the Week for his performance in UNH's 23-16 victory at Ball State on Saturday.
The win was the fifth consecutive over an FBS team for UNH
, which also defeated Rutgers (2004), Northwestern (2006), Marshall (2007), and Army (2008).
recorded eight total tackles (five solo, three assisted), recorded a sack and had 2.5 tackles for loss (11 yards).
led a Wildcat defense that limited the Cardinals to 127 yards of total offense.
also forced a Ball State fumble in the fourth quarter that allowed UNH
to run out the clock.
also had the tackle that resulted in a safety in the first quarter.