Dolphin Football Players Earn National Honors

September 28, 1999

Jacksonville, Fla. - JU defensive end Will Weatherford was voted the I-AA Independent National Rookie of the Week in voting announced late Monday. A 6-2, 237 lb. red-shirt freshman from Odessa, Fla., Weatherford had four tackles, 3 unassisted, two tackles for loss and a half sack in JU's 16-13 loss to Mississippi College. In three games, Weatherford has fourteen tackles, three TFL and a half sack.

Antoine Alexander, a 6-1, 166 lb. senior conerback, was third in the voting for National Defensive Player of the Week and made the I-AA Honor Roll. Alexander tied for the team lead in tackles with nine, eight unassisted, with one tackle for loss and three passes broken up.

Jacksonville (1-2) returns to action this week on the road at Austin Peay. Game time is 2:00 p.m