Illinois State University junior linebacker Dylan Draka took home the Missouri Valley Football Conference and FCS Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against South Dakota State.
Drakahad a strong game totaling five tackles, four of which were solo tackles and three tackles for loss. Draka also forced a fumbled, broke a pass up and recovered two SDSU fumbles.
Senior kicker Sam Fenlason took home MVFC Special Teams Player of the Week award for his 4-for-4 performance against the Jackrabbits.
Fenlason earned his second Special Teams Player of the Week of the season. The senior kicker was four for four that included a career-long 46-yard field goal.