Red Wolves Reap Benefits of First Win over BCS Conference Foe

The Arkansas State Red Wolves are savoring their big win Saturday to open the season.

Playing their first game as the "Red Wolves" they upset Texas AM 18-14 in College Station.

As a result, ASU sweeps the Sun Belt Conference awards this week.

Linebacker Ben Owens is named the defensive player of the week..

Kicker Josh Arauco the special teams player of the week after 4 field goals..

And Quarterback Corey Leonard the offensive player of the Week.

He tossed the game winning pass to Kevin Smith with about 4 minutes to play.

It's the first time in school history for ASU to sweep all three awards.

Next week, the Red Wolves host Texas Southern in their home opener at Jonesboro.