Football: Connor Blair named USA South Offensive Player of the Week for record-setting performance

Football: Connor Blair named USA South Offensive Player of the Week for record-setting performance

Junior quarterback Connor Blair is the USA South Offensive Player of the Week for the week ending Sept. 18.

Blair had a record-setting game in the Panthers' 54-17 non-conference win at Ave Maria last Saturday. The Ormond Beach, Fla. native set school records by throwing for 520 yards and six touchdowns. Blair also tied the USA South single-game record for touchdown passes. He broke his own school single-game record of 460 passing yards set last season against N.C. Wesleyan.

In three games, Blair has 1,264 yards passing and 11 touchdowns. He leads the conference in yards passing, yards per game (421.3), completions (93), and attempts (141). Blair is second nationally in NCAA Division III in passing yards and passing yards per game.