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Hughes Earns Weekly Honors
Sunday, October 21, 2018
Hughes Earns Weekly Honors

BRENTWOOD, Tenn. --- Micheal Hughes earned Ohio Valley Conference Offensive Player of the Week honors for his efforts against Tennessee Tech. The performance also garnered College Sports Madness Offensive Player of the Week accolades.

Hughes threw for over 300 yards for the second consecutive week. The redshirt junior completed 81 percent of his passes, finishing 22-of-27 for 318 yards and three touchdowns. The Nashville native started fast, throwing a 33 yard touchdown pass to DeVon Johnson on the Tigers first play from scrimmage.

Hughes capped off his day by teaming with Treon Harris for his final two scoring passes, going for seven and 20 yards, respectively. Hughes helped TSU to a 41-14 homecoming win againt the Golden Eagles.

This marks the third time a Tiger has been honored by the OVC this season. Antonio Zita was named co-Specialist of the Week after his performance against Bethune-Cookman, while Demry Croft was named Newcomer of the Week after the Tigers win at Eastern Illinois.