Fuquay-Varina, NC - Tennessee State quarterback O'Shay Ackerman-Carter has been named NC Mutual Life Insurance Company BOXTOROW National Player of the Week.
Ackerman-Carter led the Tigers to a 44-0 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff in the 18th Annual John Merritt Classic. The redshirt-sophomore completed 18-of-32 passes for 259 yards, two touchdowns and one interception.
The Jacksonville, Fla., product hit Ronald Butler for a 44 yard scoring pass early in the second quarter to open a 13-0 lead and later connected with Patrick Smith for a 30 yard touchdown.
Ackerman-Carter is featured on boxtorow.com as NC Mutual Life Insurance Company BOXTOROW National Player of the Week. The interview can be heard here.
His interview will also be heard on the national sports talk show FROM THE PRESS BOX TO PRESS ROW w/ Donal Ware which airs on 35 radio stations across the country including in Nashville, Tenn. on WFSK-FM 88.1 Saturdays from 8-9 a.m. CT.
The Jackson State Tigers are next on the schedule for TSU at the Southern Heritage Classic in Memphis, Tenn. Game time is set for 6:00 p.m. CT on Saturday, Sept. 10.