This week's Purple & Gold Player of the Game is junior running back Connell Young.
Young put up 171 total yards while scoring two touchdowns to help Western Carolina beat Gardner-Webb. 28-10 Friday night.
Young had 14 carries for 105 yards on the ground and one rushing touchdown and caught six passes for a total of 66 yards and another touchdown.
Young scored from 33 yards out on the game's first possession, scored on a 31-yard run early in the fourth quarter to seal the victory.
Purple & Gold sends our congratulations to Connell Young on his selection as this week's WCU Player of the Game.
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