South Carolina State's Tyler McDonald was selected as the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference's (MEAC) Offensive Player of the Week, while teammates Justin Taylor was named Rookie of the Week and Nick Belcher earned Special Teams Player of the Week accolades, respectively the conference announced Monday.
McDonald (WR, 6-1, 190, Sr., Summerville, SC) caught four passes for 108 yards with one touchdown in the Bulldogs season opener against #25 Coastal Carolina. McDonald recorded a catch of 74 yards while averaging 27 yards per catch.
Taylor (RB, 5-10, 215, Fr., Atlanta, Ga.) had 24 carries for 80 yards with one touchdown against #25 Coastal Carolina.
Belcher (P/K, 5-9, 170, Sr., Sumter, SC) had five punts with an average of 46.0 yards against #25 Coastal Carolina. He booted a 61-yard punt and landed three inside the 20-yard line.