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Cyrus Receives Another Award


Cyrus in actionMONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama State University junior running back Malcolm Cyrus has been named the Boxtorow National Player of the Week.
It is his third honor of the week as earlier he was named the SWAC’s Co-Offensive Player of the Week and the College Football Performance Award All-Purpose Player of the Week.
A junior from Autaugaville, Cyrus rushed for 241 yards on 24 carries, both career longs, with two touchdowns in leading ASU to a 48-42 overtime win over Prairie View A&M. His first touchdown came on another career-long, 80 yard run and his second score came from seven yards out in overtime for the winning score.
Cyrus completed his outstanding game with 60 yards receiving on four receptions giving him another career-high 301 yards in total offense.
He was featured on www.boxtorow.com as their national player of the week and appeared as a guest on the national sports talk show, From the Press Box to Press Row with the show’s host Donal Ware.