ROCK HILL - Former Indian Land High School football standout Kamaal McIlwain has been honored by the South Atlantic Conference.
McIlwain, a 5-10, 175-pound sophomore, blocked two extra points in Newberry's 33-14 win over No. 20 Catawba. One of McIlwain's blocks was returned for a defensive extra point, giving NC two points on the play.
For his play, McIlwain was named the SAC Special Team Player of the Week.
McIlwain had a solid game for Newberry as he tallied three tackles and broke up two passes in NC's second straight victory over a nationally-ranked opponent.