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Lawrence tabbed PFL Offensive Player of the Week
Oct. 23, 2017

SAN DIEGO -- Anthony Lawrence has been named this week's Pioneer Football League Offensive Player of the Week following his performance in the team's 63-10 win at Jacksonville on Saturday. Lawrence threw a career-high six touchdowns in leading USD to its 17th consecutive PFL victory.

He needed only three quarters to toss his six scores on 18-of-24 passing for 268 yards. Lawrence found three wide receivers for his six touchdowns, tossing two to each -- Nate Loya (24, 32), Ross Dwelley (11, 1) and Justin Priest (20, 28). It was the fifth six touchdowns outing by a FCS quarterback this season and the second by a PFL signal caller in 2017. Lawrence's 251.3 pass efficiency rating was the ninth best in the FCS this season.

In leading the Toreros to a 5-2 overall mark and perfect 4-0 PFL start, Lawrence has completed 133-of-204 passes for 1,677 yards and 19 touchdowns. Among FCS players he ranks in the top-25 in four categories -- #8 in pass efficiency rating (164.0), #T10 in passing touchdowns (19), #T12 in points responsible for per game (17.1) and #25 in passing yards per game (239.6).

Lawrence also received some recognition by some other organizations -- CFPA FCS National Performer of Week 8; College Sports Madness PFL Offensive Player of the Week; Honorable Mention for STATS FCS National Player of the Week; and is a nominee for FCS Football Hero of the Week.

The Toreros head back to Florida this week to take on the Stetson Hatters on Saturday, October 28th at 10:00 a.m. (Pacific). Ben Higgins fills in for Jack Cronin for the call on ESPN 1700 AM.



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