November 4, 2002
Second ranked Valdosta State dominated this week's Gulf South Conference football awards.
Senior DeWayne Smith has been named defensive player of the week after he had five tackles for a loss of 28 yards and twoquarterback sacks in the Blazers 45-28 win at North Alabama.
Punter Kenn Barnett earns special team honors after he averaged almost 43 yards a kick on seven punts.
The second ranked Blazers can clinch a third straight Gulf South Conference title with a win over Arkansas Tech Saturday Afternoon at 12:30pm at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium.