NAIA Release

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bethel’s (Tenn.) Demetrice Gilbert has been named the NAIA Football Special Teams Player of the Week, the national office announced Monday.

The national honor comes after he was named the Mid-South Conference Football Special Teams Player of the Week on Monday.

Gilbert returned a kick 96 yards for a touchdown in the 21-16 win over Lindsey Wilson. Bethel was trailing 10-7 before Gilbert returned the kick.

This is the first national honor for Gilbert this season and in his career.