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Woodrum Selected Big South Offensive Player of the Week

November 25, 2013  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Woodrum Selected Big South Offensive Player of the Week

After leading the Flames to a championship-clinching victory over No. 18/16 Charleston Southern, Liberty's Josh Woodrum has been named this week's Big South Offensive Player of the Week.

The sophomore quarterback finished the game with 279 total offensive yards and was responsible for four of Liberty's eight touchdowns in the 56-14 road victory.

Woodrum had his most efficient game of the season under center, completing 23-of-28 passing attempts for 239 yards and three touchdowns. As a team, Liberty tied a single-game program record completing 82.8 percent of its passing attempts (24-of-29).

On the ground, Woodrum was Liberty's second-leading rusher, finishing the contest with five carries and scoring his fifth rushing touchdown of the year.

The victory over the Buccaneers allowed Liberty to finish the year 8-4 and 4-1 in Big South play. The Flames shared the Big South title with Coastal Carolina, Liberty's sixth conference championship in the last seven years.

Woodrum posted career numbers during his second season as Liberty's starting quarterback. He had the second-most passing yards by a sophomore quarterback in program history (2,581) and his 19 passing touchdowns ranks No. 4 on Liberty's all-time single season listing.

Joining Woodrum as this week's Big South award winners are Gardner-Webb linebacker Chad Geter (Defensive Player of the Week), Gardner-Webb kicker/punter Jordan Day (Special Teams Player of the Week) and Presbyterian College linebacker Ugonna Akoh (Freshman of the Week).

This is the second time in his career Woodrum has received this honor. He was also named the Big South Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 8, 2012, following a 373-yard, three-touchdown passing game against Gardner-Webb.