BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – For the third week in a row, a Southern University football player is taking home conference player of the week honors.

The Southwestern Athletic Conference has named Southern University wide receiver August Pitre III as its newcomer of the week.

Pitre played a pivotal role in Southern’s 21-17 victory over Alcorn State on Saturday.

Pitre finished the game with four catches, 127 yards, and one touchdown. Pitre averaged 31.8 yards per catch on the night.