Moore Named Sun Belt Special Teams Player Of The Week

October 22, 2012 · Filed Under Football, Sun Belt Conference · Comment 

South Alabama blocks the overtime field goal attempt by FAU’s Mitch Anderson in the second overtime possession by the Owls.


For the second week in a row a Jaguar has been named the special teams player of the week in the Sun Belt Conference.

Pat Moore, a 6’3″ 235-pound junior defensive end who transfered into the program from Northeast Mississippi Community College, was credited with two blocked field goals in the Jaguars first-ever FBS victory and their first Sun Belt victory as well. He blocked a 32 yard attempt with 12 seconds left in regulation to send the game into overtime where he would also block a 44 yard attempt in FAU’s possession of the second overtime period.

He also made three tackles in the game, all three were tackles for loss with one being a sack.

Louisiana-Monroe quarterback Kolton Browning was named the Sun Belt offensive player of the week for his performance against Western Kentucky where they erased a 28-7 deficit to win in overtime. Browning went 22-for-41 for 308 yards and four touchdowns.

North Texas linebacker Zach Orr was named Sun Belt defensive player of the week for his effort against Louisiana-Lafayette where he had nine tackles and an interception. He ranks second in the conference in tackles and is tied for sixth in interceptions.