Channing Barber, a 2012 graduate of Dell Rapids, was named this week’s NSIC Defensive Player of the Week for his play for the Northern State University Wolves 51-35 win over Southwest Minnesota State University on Saturday, September 10th, that was ESPN’s NCAA Division II Game of the Week.
Barber had 11 tackles in the game, two interceptions, a fumble recovery, and an 87-kickoff return. Barber returned one of the two interceptions 70 yards for a touchdown. He returned the the fumble recovery 12 yards for another touchdown as time expired.
Barber also earned Qdoba Scholar Athlete of the Week honors and is up for the D2 Football HERO of the Week. Votes can be cast for Barber by clicking here.