Stevenson Earns CFPA Performer of the Week HonorsOctober 18, 2010
By CSU Sports Information
CHARLESTON, S.C. - For the second week in a row, Charleston Southern kick returner Gerald Stevenson has earned CFPA National Kick Returner of the Week honors. Stevenson was also named the CSU Athlete of the Week and the Big South Special Teams Player of the Week.
Stevenson returned two kickoffs for touchdowns against Gardner-Webb, becoming the first player in Big South history to accomplish this feat, and finished with a Conference-record 389 all-purpose yards. After GWU went ahead 14-3 in the first quarter, Stevenson returned the ensuing kickoff 92 yards for a score. Later in the fourth quarter after Gardner-Webb went ahead 28-17, Stevenson scooped up a squib kick and returned it 81 yards for another touchdown. He also had kickoff returns of 34 yards and 27 yards, in addition to two punt returns for 34 yards. Stevenson averaged 48.6 yards on his five kickoff returns.
A full list of the CFPA honorees can be found here.