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Albany State’s Jennings is nominee for national football honor

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For the second time this season, Albany State University quarterback Stanley Jennings is a nominee for the Heritage Sports Radio Network’s national football fan poll award. Jennings was selected as one of four nominees for the National Player of the Week award for his outstanding performance against the Tuskegee University Golden Tigers on Saturday, Sept. 18, in Tuskegee, Ala. Jennings won the HSRN fan poll award after his performance against Kentucky State University in the season opener.

A junior from Marietta, Ga., Jennings passed for threw for 136 yards, including three touchdown passes, to lead the Golden Rams to a 34-6 upset over the Tuskegee Golden Tigers. He completed 9 of 15 passes, with a long pass of 26 yards, and rushed for 83 yards on 10 carries. Jennings led the ASU “Gold Rush” to 362 total offensive yards on 62 total plays for the Rams.

HSRN honors the top-performances on the gridiron for Division I FCS and Div. II each week. To add to the excitement, fans across the country can be a part of the action by casting votes for the player they think had the top performance in HBCU football.  Fans can cast their votes for Jennings by visiting www.HSRN.com. Voting will be available on the HSRN.com home page (Fan Poll) until Wednesday, Sept. 22, at 2 p.m. ET (1 p.m. CST).

Other nominees this week, who are all from Division II programs, are Creven Powell, quarterback at Elizabeth City State University, Walter Sanders, running back at St. Augustine’s College, and Aris McGlone-English, quarterback at Virginia Union University.

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