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Dwayne McGee
Dwayne McGee ran for a program playoff record 216 yards in the win over top seeded Benedict.
photo courtesy of Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

LR’s McGee Named South Atlantic Conference Football Offensive Player of the Week

The South Atlantic Conference announced its WePlayed Sports Football Players of the Week for games played during week five of the 2023 season.  Lenoir-Rhyne running back Dwayne McGee was tabbed as the Offensive Player of the Week.

McGee, a junior from Kissimmee, Fla., led the No. 14/15 Bears to a dominating 56-3 win over UVA Wise. He rushed for 201 yards on 17 carries, averaging 11.8 yards per carry with three touchdowns. In two of McGee’s touchdown runs he broke free for big yards with a 52-yard touchdown run and a 44-yard touchdown run.

McGee is the second player from Lenoir-Rhyne to earn a conference weekly award this season. In week three of the season, DeAree Rogers earned Special Teams Player of the Week honors.