CFN’s Top HBCU Players of the Week: Latrell Collier and Isaiah Major Grab Headlines

    HBCU players continued to shine brightly on the national stage and the top HBCU players of the week fared well against top-tier competition.

    In the thrilling tapestry of Week 2 of the 2023 college football season, HBCU players once again took center stage, captivating audiences with their extraordinary performances. These remarkable athletes left an indelible imprint on the field, demonstrating their immense talent and the resilience and commitment that have become synonymous with Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

    Top HBCU Players For Week 2

    Week 2 of the college football season witnessed a brilliant constellation of talent as HBCU players continued to shine brightly on the national stage, proving that their exceptional skills and unwavering determination are a force to be reckoned with.

    From explosive plays to gritty defensive stands, the top HBCU players of Week 2 continued to illuminate the season with their exceptional contributions.

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    Offense: Latrell Collier, Running Back, NC Central

    In a standout performance against North Carolina A&T University, Latrell Collier showcased his prowess as a dynamic playmaker for his team.

    Carrying the ball 17 times, Collier proved to be a relentless force on the ground, accumulating an impressive 95 yards and finding the end zone twice with powerful rushing touchdowns. Additionally, his versatility was on full display with three receptions for 45 yards, further solidifying his importance as a multifaceted offensive weapon.

    Collier’s exceptional performance undoubtedly played a pivotal role in his team’s success, highlighting his ability to impact the game in various ways. 

    The Eagles ran away with the game, 30-16, in impressive fashion.

    Defense: Isaiah Major, Linebacker, Florida A&M

    Isaiah Major’s performance against the University of South Florida was spectacular.

    With a remarkable display of defensive prowess, he tallied 11 total tackles, an astounding nine of which were solo tackles, showcasing his ability to singlehandedly disrupt opposing offenses.

    Major was a true force in the backfield, recording three tackles for loss and two crucial sacks, effectively dismantling USF’s offensive strategies. His relentless pursuit of the ball carrier and his knack for making impactful plays were instrumental in his team’s defensive success, solidifying Major’s status as a standout performer in this highly competitive matchup. 

    The box score doesn’t indicate the true nature of this game, and Major was integral in Florida A&M’s success against the Bulls.

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