Mon, Oct 14, 2013
|Nick Foles threw for 296 yards and 3 TDs on Sunday.|
MOBILE -- Nick Foles will never be confused for Michael Vick on the football field. He's doing just fine being Nick Foles.
The Eagles' backup quarterback, filling in for the injured Vick, may have created a quarterback controversy in Philadelphia after completing 21-of-33 passes for 296 yards and three touchdowns in a 31-20 win over Tampa on Sunday.
He even did a Vick impression, running for a score as the Eagles (3-3) moved into a first-place tie with Dallas (3-3) in the NFL East.
Whether he earns the starting nod in the future or not, at the very least the former Arizona quarterback walked away with the Senior Bowl Alumnus of the Week Award for week seven.
In the six quarters since Vick was injured, Foles has completed 38-of-56 passes for 493 yards and five touchdowns. He has not thrown an interception.
SENIOR OF THE WEEK
It's probably only fitting that a guy named Reese win the Reese's Senior Bowl Senior of the Week Award.
Baylor wide receiver Kevin Reese certainly deserved it. The senior caught five balls for 184 yards (36.8 ave) and two touchdowns as the Bears (6-0) remained unbeaten with a 35-25 win at Kansas State.
GULF COAST HIGH SCHOOL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
St. Paul's running back Ostin McPherson burst on to the scene as an eight grader two years ago and hasn't stopped delivering eye-popping performances.
The Saints torched Faith Academy, 35-9, on Friday, behind McPherson's 133-yard, three-touchdown effort.
McPherson is the Gulf Coast High School Player of the Week.