State's Michael Gordon was named a national Honorable Mention
All-Purpose Player of the Week by the College Football Performance
Awards (CFPA) after the sophomore running back recorded four touchdowns
in the Red Wolves' 42-14 road victory over Louisiana-Monroe.
rushed for a career-high three touchdowns and added his first career
receiving score to
finish with multiple touchdowns in a game for the third time this
season. His three rushing touchdowns were the most by an A-State player
this season and his 24 points scored tied the fourth most in school
Camden, Miss. native finished with a career-high 59 receiving yards and
added 72 more on
the ground, his third most this year, to finish with 131 all-purpose
yards. His receiving total included a 51-yard scoring reception that
was the longest of his career and gave the Red Wolves an early 7-0
lead. Two of his three rushing touchdowns covered
one yard and the other eight.
now has seven touchdowns on the season, which are tied for the seventh
most in the Sun
Belt Conference. He has recorded 355 rushing, 141 receiving and 25
kickoff return yards to give him 521 all-purpose yards, the fourth most
on the team.
was also named a CFPA national Honorable Mention Running Back of the
Week earlier this
season. Joining Gordon as Arkansas State players earning a weekly honor
from the CFPA this year are sophomore wide receiver J.D. McKissic,
sophomore tight end Darion Griswold, senior kicker Brian Davis, senior
defensive lineman Amos Draper and senior wide
receiver Allen Muse.
and the Red Wolves return to action this Saturday, Nov. 16, with a 6:30
p.m. home game
against Texas State. The A-State Athletics Department has made a
"Turkey 2-Pack" available, which includes one general admission ticket
to each of A-State's final two home games for just $15 -- a savings of
$19 per person.
Turkey 2-Pack, along with individual game tickets, is available for
purchase at the Arkansas
State University Ticket Office, located in the Convocation Center.
Tickets may also be purchased by calling the ticket office at
870-972-2781 or by visiting tickets.astate.edu online.