Tuesday, October 20, 2015

ECCC Freshman Running Back Gamble is MACJC Offensive Player of the Week

East Central Community College running back Tredarian Gamble has been named the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Football Offensive Player of the Week for his four-touchdown effort in the Warriors 47-17 Homecoming win over Southwest Mississippi Community College Oct. 17 in Decatur. The 6-1, 192-pound freshman out of Oxford High School in Oxford, Ala., rushed for 121 yards on 17 carries. His touchdowns came on runs of 9, 5, 11, and 8 yards. He also caught one pass for 12 yards.

Since becoming a starter in the fourth game of the season, Gamble has rushed for over 120 yards in each of the five games. On the season, he has 734 yards rushing and nine touchdowns and is the second leading rusher in the MACJC.

East Central plays its final game of the regular season Thursday, Oct. 22, at Pearl River Community College in Poplarville. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. The 16th-ranked Warriors are 6-2 on the season.