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UNI's McMakin earns Missouri Valley defensive honor

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -

UNI linebacker Brett McMakin has been named the Missouri Valley Defensive Player of the Week following his effort in the Panthers 31-28 loss at North Dakota State.

McMakin picked up a game high 13 tackles, including a game high 3.5 tackles for loss. He also led the team with a pair of forced fumbles and an interception.

The Panthers return home on Saturday for the first time in 5 weeks when they host Western Illinois.

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