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EKU's Swafford to receive Doris Robinson Award

(STATS) - To say sports has taught Tyler Swafford teamwork, sportsmanship and drive is an understatement. Especially when his life's work may be to stand up for the most vulnerable and foster freedom and democracy in places where they are fragile.

The Eastern Kentucky University quarterback, who aspires to be a human rights attorney, was announced Tuesday as the 2016 recipient of the STATS FCS Doris Robinson Scholar-Athlete Award. Named after the wife of legendary Grambling State coach Eddie Robinson, the award is presented to an FCS student-athlete who excels not only in the classroom, but in the community and beyond.

Swafford will be honored at the STATS FCS Awards Banquet and Presentation Jan. 6 in Frisco, Texas - on the eve of the national championship game.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: D. Epperson1021
Passing TDs: D. Epperson6
Rushing Yards: M. Waters820
Rushing TDs: M. Waters5
Receiving Yards: M. Rutherford564
Receiving TDs: A. Scott4
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2016
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/1 at Delaware L 14 - 56
9/10 vs. Monmouth L 20 - 34
9/24 at Missouri L 0 - 79
10/1 at Morgan State L 17 - 20
10/8 vs. Hampton L 17 - 27
10/15 vs. Florida A&M L 27 - 41
10/22 at South Carolina State L 3 - 30
10/29 at Bethune-Cookman L 10 - 41
11/5 vs. North Carolina Central L 19 - 38
11/12 vs. North Carolina A&T L 14 - 45
11/19 at Howard L 21 - 26
Mid-Eastern Athletic
  Conference Overall
20 North Carolina Central 8-0 9-2
17 North Carolina A&T 7-1 9-3
Hampton 5-3 5-6
South Carolina State 5-3 5-6
Bethune-Cookman 4-4 4-6
Florida A&M 4-4 4-7
Norfolk State 3-5 4-7
Savannah State 3-5 3-7
Morgan State 3-5 3-8
Howard 2-6 2-9
Delaware State 0-8 0-11
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3204 (111)
Passing Yards: 1792 (101)
Rushing Yards: 1412 (91)
Points per game: 14.7 (119)
Yards per game: 291.3 (113)
Touchdowns: 21 (112)
Field Goals: 4 (115)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 5190 (111)
Passing Yards: 2293 (45)
Rushing Yards: 2897 (123)
Points per game: 39.7 (120)
Yards per game: 471.8 (114)
Touchdowns: 52 (116)
Field Goals: 16 (119)
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