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Yazdani Earns Second MAC East Weekly Honor

Josiah Yazdani

Dec. 2, 2013

ATHENS, Ohio - Ohio University football redshirt sophomore kicker Josiah Yazdani was named the Mid-American East Division Special Teams Kicker of the Week on Monday by the league office.

Yazdani (Albany, Ohio) received the award for the second time this season as he helped the Bobcats defeat Massachusetts 51-23 this past Friday in the regular season finale at Peden Stadium.

In the win over the Minutemen, Yazdani was a perfect 3-for-3 in field goals as he connected from 30, 24 and 25 yards out to help the Bobcats pick up their fifth win at home this season.

Yazdani also connected on all five of his extra points. In addition, he had 10 kickoffs for 607 yards (60.7 average). In 2013, Yazdani has not missed an extra point or a field goal.

Ohio has been honored by the league office on six different occasions throughout the 2013 campaign.

MAC Player of the Week Honors
Date - Player - Honor
Sept. 9 - Jovon Johnson - Defensive
Sept. 16 - Devin Bass - Defensive
Oct. 7 - Thad Ingol - Defensive
Oct. 21 - Tyler Tettleton - Offensive
Oct. 28 - Josiah Yazdani - Special Teams
Dec. 2 - Josiah Yazdani - Special Teams