2016-17 Review/Football: Kiontai Button named USA South Special Teams Player of the Week for play against Birmingham-Southern

2016-17 Review/Football: Kiontai Button named USA South Special Teams Player of the Week for play against Birmingham-Southern

LaGrange sophomore wide receiver Kiontai Button was named the USA South Special Teams Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 4.

Button returned a kickoff 94 yards for the final touchdown in the Panthers' season-opening 47-27 win at Birmingham-Southern. The return was the longest in school history and the first for a touchdown since the 2008 season. It was also the second longest play in school history. Button finished the game with 170 yards in returns for a 42.5 average per return. He also caught one pass for four yards.