Muskingum junior linebacker Nick Thomas was honored for his outstanding play on Saturday against Ohio Northern by being named the Ohio Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week.
Thomas helped lead the Muskie defense against the Polar Bears by racking up a career-best 12 tackles. He also notched two fumble recoveries, one interception and one pass break-up. His efforts propelled the Muskingum defense to force five turnovers and eight tackles for loss for 21 yards, which included two sacks.
On the year, Thomas has 31 tackles and 2.5 tackles for loss.