Coastal Carolina’s McCall, Louisiana’s Manac, Cambre claim Sun Belt Weekly Honors

Published 1:03 pm Monday, November 22, 2021

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Coastal Carolina’s Grayson McCall and Louisiana’s Chauncey Manac and Dalen Cambre ride conference victories to Sun Belt weekly honors.

Football Offensive Player of the Week
Grayson McCall, Coastal Carolina
(RS So., QB – Indian Trail, N.C.)

Chanticleer redshirt sophomore quarterback Grayson McCall returned from an upper-body injury and connected on 22-of-28 passes for 319 yards and a program-record five touchdowns. The Indian Trail, N.C., native propelled Coastal Carolina to a 35-21 win over Texas State, adding 53 yards on 12 carries on the ground. McCall has now thrown for 250-or-more yards five times this season and 10 times in his career. The second-year starter threw touchdown passes to four different receivers in his return, including four to seniors on Senior Day.

Football Defensive Player of the Week
Chauncey Manac, Louisiana
(RS Sr., LB – Homerville, Ga.)

Louisiana redshirt senior linebacker Chauncey Manac tied a program record with 4.0 sacks in the Ragin’ Cajuns 42-14 victory at Liberty. The Homerville, Ga., product is one of just four players in the nation that have recorded 4.0 sacks in a single game this season and is now tied for 17th nationally with 8.5 sacks on the year. Manac also recorded six tackles and 4.5 tackles for loss, accumulating 45 tackle for loss yards, as the Ragin’ Cajuns snapped Liberty’s 15-game home winning streak.

Football Special Teams Player of the Week
Dalen Cambre, Louisiana
(RS Fr., WR – Lafayette, La.)

Ragin’ Cajuns redshirt freshman wide receiver Dalen Cambre scored the first touchdown of his collegiate career on special teams. With 9:06 remaining in the second quarter, Cambre came off the edge and scooped a bouncing ball off the turf, taking Liberty’s fumbled punt attempt 26 yards to the house. The touchdown gave Louisiana a 21-point advantage and proved to be the game-winner in a 42-14 win that extended the Ragin’ Cajuns program-record winning streak to 10 games.

2021 Sun Belt Football Offensive Players of the Week
Week 1 – Corey Rucker, Arkansas State
Week 2 – Reese White, Coastal Carolina
Week 3 – Montrell Johnson, Louisiana
Week 4 – Nate Noel, App State
Week 5 – Logan Wright, Georgia Southern
Week 6 – Isaiah Likely, Coastal Carolina
Week 7 – Jake Bentley, South Alabama
Week 8 – Chandler Rogers, ULM
Week 9 – Grayson McCall, Coastal Carolina
Week 10 – Tyler Vitt, Texas State
Week 11 – Darren Grainger, Georgia State’
Week 12 – Grayson McCall, Coastal Carolina

2021 Sun Belt Football Defensive Players of the Week
Week 1 – Zion Williams, Troy
Week 2 – Josaiah Stewart, Coastal Carolina
Week 3 – Javon Solomon, Troy
Week 4 – Ja’Cquez Williams, ULM
Week 5 – D’Marco Jackson, App State
Week 6 – Sione Tupou, Texas State
Week 7 – Carlton Martial, Troy
Week 8 – Demetrius Taylor, App State
Week 9 – Trey Cobb, App State
Week 10 – Steven Jones, App State
Week 11 – Eldrick Robinson II, Georgia Southern
Week 12 – Chauncey Manac, Louisiana

2021 Sun Belt Football Special Teams Players of the Week
Week 1 – Britton Williams, Georgia Southern
Week 2 – Diego Guajardo, South Alabama
Week 3 – Calum Sutherland, ULM
Week 4 – Alan Lamar, Arkansas State
Week 5 – Chris Smith, Louisiana
Week 6 – Brooks Buce, Troy
Week 7 – Calum Sutherland, ULM
Week 8 – Chandler Staton, App State
Week 9 – Alan Lamar, Arkansas State
Week 10 – Alex Spillum, Coastal Carolina
Week 11 – Blake Grupe, Arkansas State
Week 12 – Dalen Cambre, Louisiana

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