Drake senior punter Billy Janssen has earned the College Football Performance Award Football Championship Subdivision National Punter of the Week for his efforts in the Bulldogs’ 39-34 loss at Jacksonville last Saturday.
Junior wide receiver Drew Blackmon garnered an honorable mention for the College Football Performance Award Division I Football Championship Subdivision Receiver of the Week.
Janssen had three punts for a total of 156 yards. His average of 52.0 yards per punt broke the Pioneer Football League record for punting average in a game.
One of Janssen’s punts included a career-long 67-yard blast on his first kick in the opening period.
Blackmon hauled in a career-high nine passes for 158 yards and a touchdown against Jacksonville.