Football: Kiontai Button named USA South Special Teams Player of the Week

Football: Kiontai Button named USA South Special Teams Player of the Week

LaGrange sophomore 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' 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.