Connect with us

WVU Football

WVU’s Darius Stills Named Chuck Bednarik Award Player of the Week

Published

on

(photo via WVU Athletics)

West Virginia University senior defensive lineman Darius Stills has been named the Chuck Bednarik Award National Player of the Week for his performance in the Mountaineers’ double-overtime win against Baylor in Morgantown.

Stills, a Fairmont native, had four tackles, 2.5 sacks and 3.5 tackles for a loss in the 27-21 win against the visiting Bears. Stills was also named the Big 12’s co-Defensive Player of the Week for his performance.

So far in 2020 Stills has amassed seven total tackles, 2.5 sacks and 3.5 tackles for a loss.

Each week during the 2020 season the Maxwell Football Club will recognize outstanding performances with two weekly awards. The Maxwell Award Player of the Week will be recognized for overall performance on offense, defense or special teams, and the Chuck Bednarik Award Player of the Week will be honored for outstanding defensive play. Players selected do not have to be represented on the Maxwell or Bednarik Award watch lists.
Welcome to the new home of WVU football and basketball breaking news, analysis and recruiting. Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and check us out on YouTube. And don't forget to subscribe for all of our articles delivered directly to your inbox.

Tom has spent the last decade as a sports journalist based in West Virginia, most recently as the WVU beat writer for the Charleston Gazette-Mail and with previous stops at the Charleston Daily Mail, the (Fairmont) Times West Virginian and the Daily Independent in Ashland, Kentucky. He was born and raised in Cross Lanes, West Virginia -- where he currently resides -- and is a 2010 graduate of the W. Page Pitt School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Marshall University.

Get WVSN in your mailbox!

Enter your email address to subscribe to WVSN and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Sign up for the best in WVU sports!

Subscribe to WVSN today and get all of our posts directly in your inbox the second they're published.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

Send this to a friend