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UNI's Brookins earns two Missouri Valley honors

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) -

UNI defensive back Keelon Brookins has been named Newcomer and Defensive Player of the Week by the Missouri Valley Football Conference.

Brookins shut the door on sixth ranked South Dakota with a late, fourth quarter pick six on Saturday. The interception and touchdown were both career firsts for the Wisconsin transfer. He finished the game with six tackles and two pass break-ups.

The redshirt senior became the fourth Panther defensive player to earn a MVFC weekly award this season.

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