Keys, Jr., garners second MSC Player of the Week honor
Monday, October 8, 2018
Keys, Jr., garners second MSC Player of the Week honor
Jimmy Keys, Jr., was voted Mid-South Conference Defensive Player of the Week, collecting eight tackles with an interception versus Georgetown. (Credit Steve Wampler)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Cumberland’s Jimmy Keys, Jr., earned Mid-South Conference Bluegrass Division Defensive Player of the Week accolades on Monday for the second time this season, collecting eight tackles with an interception against Georgetown College.

The Memphis, Tenn., native tied for the team lead with eight tackles, added two pass breakups and collected his third interception in four games this season. The junior made seven solo tackles from his defensive back position and posted his second straight game with two pass break-ups. His INT came in the end zone and ended the first drive of the third quarter for Georgetown, who led 10-0 at the time.

Keys, Jr., has 20 tackles with five pass break-ups and a team-leading three interceptions. The Phoenix host Campbellsville University this Saturday at 6 p.m. at Nokes-Lasater Field.