GSU kicker named SWAC Specialist of the Week

Grambling State University junior kicker and punter Garrett Urban was named the Southwestern Athletic Conference Specialist of the Week. He was also named the Louisiana’s Sports Writers Association’s (LWSA) Special Teams Player of the Week.

Urban played a factor in GSU’s 16-10 win over Tennessee State on Sunday in the Black College Football Hall of Fame Classic. He punted the ball six times for 246 yards, averaging 41 yards per punt. His longest punt was netted at 51 yards. Urban also added a 24-yard field goal with 9:48 remaining in the game to give GSU the 16-10 lead.