Chase Cochran | Samford Athletics
SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Samford graduate quarterback Liam Welch was named the Southern Conference’s Offensive Player of the Month when the league released its monthly awards Thursday afternoon.
This is the second-straight month Welch has earned the honor as he was also named the Offensive Player of the Month for September.
In four games in the month of October, Welch passed for 1,058 yards and eight touchdowns, and he rushed for 209 yards and four touchdowns. His best game came at 18th-ranked VMI when he passed for 365 yards and a touchdown, and he rushed for 68 yards and two scores.
For the season, Welch leads the Southern Conference and ranks fourth in the nation in total offense per game, averaging 364.4 total yards per contest. He also leads the league and ranks seventh nationally in passing yards per game with an average of 322.4 yards per game through the air.
Welch and the Bulldogs will play host to The Citadel Saturday for the team’s 2021 homecoming contest. The game is set for a 2 p.m. start from Bobby Bowden Field at Seibert Stadium. To purchase tickets for Saturday’s game, click here: TICKETS. The game can be seen live on ESPN+ at the following link: WATCH LIVE. Live stats are also available at the following link: LIVE STATS.
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