NAPERVILLE — Millikin's Jordan Smith was one of three players in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin to be named Football Players of the Week.
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Smith, a 6-4, 205-pound senior wide receiver, helped the Big Blue to a 27-21 win over Hope College of Holland, Mich. in the season-opener last Friday. He caught six passes for 216 yards, including a 38-yarder for a touchdown. He also had a 76-yard catch putting the ball on the Flying Dutchmen two-yard line setting up a touchdown.
Smith is a 2016 graduate of Shelbyville. He is 68 receiving yards away from being the all-time leading receiver in Big Blue history. Milikin will open up CCIW play Sept. 21 at North Park University in Chicago.