UAM senior running back Nakita Myles has been named the GAC Offensive Player of the Week after leading the Boll Weevil rushing attack in a 24-20 conference win over Southeastern Oklahoma State this past Saturday at home.
The Northview, Fla. native a career-high 191 rushing yards on only 13 carries against the Savage Storm for an average of 14.7 yards per rush. He also collected a pair of touchdown rushes, including a 70-yard score mid-way through the first quarter to give UAM a 7-0 lead.
Myles later added a five-yard score to put the Boll Weevils up 14-3. In addition to his rushing numbers, Myles added a pair of receptions for 15 yards to eclipse the 200-yard mark in all-purpose yards.