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Hammond Named PFL Defensive Player of the Week

by | Oct 19, 2021

Wildcat Jonathan Hammond #13.

 

DAVIDSON – Jonathan Hammond has been named the PFL Defensive Player of the Week after his disruptive performance in Davidson’s commanding 70-35 defeat of Presbyterian. This is his second conference award of the season. 

The Dunwoody, Ga. native posted a game-best 11 stops against the Blue Hose on Saturday. His season-best tackle total included five solo stops and three tackles for loss. Hammond also had three pass breakups, including one on the game’s first play and another on Presbyterian’s first pass of the second half to set the defensive tone in each half. In addition, one of his sacks forced a turnover on downs in the third quarter. He totaled two sacks for a loss of 14 yards. 

Hammond leads the team in sacks this far through the season with six. The sophomore has recorded 8.5 tackles for losses of 45 yards on the season. 

The full PFL release is here

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