Morehead State junior defensive end Vaughn Taylor, Jr., and sophomore quarterback Mark Pappas have been honored for their week one play by the Pioneer Football League. Taylor is the league's Defensive Player of the Week, while Pappas garnered the first Offensive Player of the Week award for 2019.
Taylor, Jr., the native of Washington, D.C., wreaked havoc on the Union (Ky.) offense to tune of 3.5 tackles for loss. Included in that was a sack. He also broke up a pass and had a quarterback hurry in the Eagles' 44-7 victory.