T.Y. Hilton earns Kickoff Returner Performer of the Week, FIU falls to Alabama

The wide received the honor from CollegeFootballPerformance.com two days after the Golden Panthers lost to No. 4 Alabama’s Crimson Tide, 40-14.

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T.Y. Hilton (left). Photo: FIUSports.com.

CollegeFootballPerformance.com named FIU wide receiver T.Y. Hilton Kickoff Returner Performer of the Week on Sept. 14, two days after his 96-yard kickoff return against Alabama.

The 96-yard return is the third-longest in blue-and-gold history. Hilton has now scored on his first touch of the season for the second consecutive year.

The honor came two days after No. 4 Alabama pulled away for a 40-14 victory over FIU on Sept. 12.


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