Sophomore Tajik Bagley was named the Northeast Conference Football Special Teams Player of the Week it was announced by the league office on Monday. Bagley returned the opening kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown to open Saturday's game against Fordham.
Bagley took the opening kickoff and it returned it 95 yards for the touchdown to give the Blue Devils a quick 7-0 lead against Fordham in the CCSU home-opener. Bagley added eight tackles on defense, to go with a pass breakup and a forced fumble. On four kickoff returns this season, is averaging 40.0 yards.
Bagley and the Blue Devils (0-2) will return to action when they travel to Youngstown State (1-1) on Saturday for a 2:00 p.m. kickoff. The Penguins are currently ranked No. 6 in the STATS FCS Top 25 poll.