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Ransom named CC Defensive Player of the Week

Jarius Ransom, football defensive player of the week, smiles after the win.
Jarius Ransom (c) 2018 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

LANCASTER, Pa. – Jarius Ransom (Williamstown, N.J./Williamstown), a junior on the McDaniel football team, has been named the Centennial Conference (CC) Defensive of the Week for the week of Sept. 22.

Ransom led the Green Terror (2-2, 1-2 CC) to a 25-0 victory at Gettysburg on Saturday. He was the center of a complete team defensive effort with 10 tackles. He had 1.5 tackles for loss. As a unit, the defense limited the Bullets to 123 yards of total offense, including just 33 rushing, in McDaniel's first shutout since 2010.

For the season, Ransom leads the Green Terror with 37 tackles, including 6.5 for loss. He has recorded double-digit tackles in three straight games.

McDaniel returns to action at Juniata on Saturday. Game time is 1 p.m.

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