RUSSELLVILLE, ARK. (ECUTigers.com) – East Central University football senior Alex King had one of the best games of his career at Southwestern Oklahoma State (Oct. 26) and was named the Great American Conference Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts.
King registered a career game in the Tigers' 24-21 win against SWOSU. He set a GAC single-game record with 5.5 tackles-for-loss. He made more tackles (14) in the game than he had a season ago (13). He registered a pair of sacks and he forced a fourth-quarter fumble with SWOSU driving at the five-yard line to save a touchdown.
The Tigers are set to face Arkansas Tech, Saturday, Nov. 2 in their final home game of the 2013 season at Norris Field. Kickoff is set for 2 p.m.