Barber Is D-II Defensive Player Of The Week

Big day for Dell Rapids' Channing Barber

After being named both the NSU Qdoba Athlete of the Week and the NSIC Defensive Player of the Week, Channing Barber has nabbed his third honor after a career day versus Southwest Minnesota State from Swisher Field this past Saturday. D2football.com released Thursday their national players of the week, with Barber earning the defensive pick.

Barber recorded a career high 11 tackles in a 51-35 win over Southwest Minnesota. The senior intercepted two passes, including one which he returned 70 yards for a touchdown. He also recovered a fumble and returned it for a touchdown for his second defensive score of the game. The honor marks the first of the senior’s career from d2football.com.

Barber and the Wolves are set to face-off against Winona State on the road this Saturday. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. between the two teams.