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Briscoe, Doss, Streveler invited to Walter Payton Award announcement

(STATS) - Dominating seasons are bringing together three players who hope to win the Heisman of the FCS level.

Senior quarterbacks Jeremiah Briscoe of Sam Houston State and Chris Streveler of South Dakota, along with junior wide receiver Keelan Doss of UC Davis, were invited on Monday to the announcement of the 2017 STATS FCS Walter Payton Award.

The award, named for the legendary College and Pro Football Hall of Fame running back and given to the outstanding offensive player in the subdivision since 1987, will be presented at the STATS FCS Awards Banquet Jan. 5 in Frisco, Texas - on the eve of the national championship game. Past winners include Steve McNair, Tony Romo, Brian Westbrook, John Friesz, Brian Finneran, Jimmy Garoppolo and Cooper Kupp.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: T. Adams2294
Passing TDs: T. Adams22
Rushing Yards: D. Newsome1100
Rushing TDs: D. Newsome9
Receiving Yards: T. Robinson896
Receiving TDs: T. Robinson10
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2017
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/3 at Hawaii L 18 - 41
9/9 vs. Davidson W 63 - 17
9/16 at Gardner-Webb W 42 - 27
9/23 vs. Samford W 38 - 34
9/30 at Chattanooga W 45 - 7
10/7 at Wofford L 28 - 35
10/14 vs. ETSU W 49 - 10
10/21 at VMI W 26 - 7
10/28 vs. Furman L 6 - 28
11/4 at Citadel W 31 - 19
11/11 vs. Mercer L 33 - 35
11/18 at North Carolina L 10 - 65
Southern
  Conference Overall
8 Wofford 7-1 10-3
14 Samford 6-2 8-4
22 Furman 6-2 8-5
Western Carolina 5-3 7-5
Mercer 4-4 5-6
Citadel 3-5 5-6
Chattanooga 3-5 3-8
ETSU 2-6 4-7
Virginia Military 0-8 0-11
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 5287 (14)
Passing Yards: 2515 (44)
Rushing Yards: 2772 (10)
Points per game: 32.4 (25)
Yards per game: 440.6 (17)
Touchdowns: 47 (20)
Field Goals: 11 (44)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4644 (88)
Passing Yards: 1982 (22)
Rushing Yards: 2662 (118)
Points per game: 27.1 (70)
Yards per game: 387.0 (76)
Touchdowns: 40 (91)
Field Goals: 10 (68)
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