Heffner's Senior Day Performance Gains OVC Honor
Sunday, November 9, 2008

TSU's  Antonio Heffner Named OVC Player of the Week


Tennessee State University senior quarterback, Antonio Heffner has been named Ohio Valley Conference Offensive Player of the Week .

Heffner, a 6-2, 207 senior from Memphis, TN accounted for five touchdowns (four passing, one rushing) as No. 18 Tennessee State topped Eastern Illinois 45-24 on Saturday (11/08) to improve to the Tigers to 8-2 overall and 5-1 in the OVC.

Heffner completed 7-of-14 passes for 162 yards and had touchdown passes of 6, 14, 51 and 52 yards. He also ran a touchdown in from three yards out to put TSU up 21-0 early in the second quarter. Heffner rushed for 61 yards and finished the day with 223 yards of total offense.

It marks the third time this season Heffner has been named OVC Offensive Player of the Week.