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November 17, 2012; Gainesville FL, USA; Florida Gators linebacker Antonio Morrison (12) and defensive lineman Jonathan Bullard (90) tackle Jacksonville State Gamecocks running back DaMarcus James (32) during the second half at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium. Florida Gators defeated the Jacksonville State Gamecocks 23-0. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Ohio Valley names Jacksonville State rusher DaMarcus James Offensive Player of the Week


The Ohio Valley Conference named Jacksonville State running back DaMarcus James its Offensive Player of the Week for his Week 6 performance against Tennessee Martin, the conference announced Sunday.

In a 41-27 win at UT Martin, James rushed 23 times for 184 yards and three scores. It was the eighth time the Alabama native has rushed for 100 yards or more in a game – the most among active rushers in the OVC.

Jacksonville State (5-1, 1-1 OVC) hosts Tennessee State for its homecoming game at 3 p.m. Saturday at Burgess-Snow Field.

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