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PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Chunn, Dooley top seniors in week five

Sun, Oct 01, 2017

Offensive Senior of the Week

Jordan Chunn, RB, Troy
The rest of the nation knows who the Troy workhorse running back is now after Chunn’s 30-carry, 191-yard performance in the 24-21 upset on the road at LSU. Chunn’s third quarter 1-yard touchdown run following his 74-yard sprint towards the end zone gave the Trojans a 17-0 lead. It was Chunn’s fourth straight game with a touchdown as he showed good vision and balance and better speed for a 230-pound back. He was the highlight of the big win but will have to clean up the ball security with two fumbles. 

Other Offensive Standouts: 
Colorado State QB Nick Stevens vs. Hawaii – 18-22, 351 yards, 4 touchdowns
Colorado State WR Michael Gallup vs. Hawaii – 8 receptions, 212 yards, 1 touchdown
Marshall TE Ryan Yurachek vs. Cincinnati – 6 receptions, 77 yards, 3 touchdowns
New Mexico State WR Jaleel Scott vs. Arkansas – 9 receptions, 174 yards, 1 touchdown
North Texas RB Jeffery Wilson vs. Southern Miss – 30 carries, 148 yards, 3 touchdowns
Oklahoma State WR James Washington vs. Texas Tech – 9 receptions, 127 yards, 1 touchdown
Oklahoma State WR Marcell Ateman vs. Texas Tech – 6 receptions, 114 yards
Penn State WR DaeSean Hamilton vs. Indiana – 9 receptions, 122 yards, 3 touchdowns (became school’s all-time leader in receptions)
Pitt WR Jester Weah vs. Rice – 5 receptoins, 137 yards, 1 touchdown
South Dakota QB Chris Streveler vs. Western Illinois – 19-32, 328 yards, 3 touchdowns; 89 rushing yards, 1 touchdown
Syracuse WR Ervin Phillips vs. NC State – 17 receptions, 188 yards
UMass TE Adam Breneman vs. Ohio – 12 receptions, 131 yards, 2 touchdowns
Washington WR Dante Pettis vs. Oregon State – 12 receptions, 105 yards, 3 touchdowns
Washington State RB Jamal Morrow vs. USC – 6 carries, 91 yards, 1 touchdown; 47 receiving yards, 1 touchdown

Previous Winners: Michael Gallup (WR, Colorado State), Mason Rudolph (QB, Oklahoma State), Baker Mayfield (QB, Oklahoma), Rashaad Penny (RB, San Diego State), Davon Grayson (WR, East Carolina)

Defensive Senior of the Week

Garret Dooley, OLB, Wisconsin
From Joe Schobert to Vince Biegel in the last two years, Dooley is continuing the Badgers line of outside linebackers becoming wanted in the NFL. The Badgers had eight sacks in the first four weeks but registered eight sacks in the 33-24 win over Northwestern. Dooley led the way with 3 sacks and 4.5 tackles for loss on the day as the Badgers held the Wildcats to 244 total yards.

Previous Winners: Deadrin Senat (DT, South Florida), Shaun Dion Hamilton (LB, Alabama), Davin Bellamy (LB, Georgia), Duke Dawson (DB, Florida), Bradley Chubb (DE, NC State)

Other Defensive Standouts:
BYU LB Fred Warner vs. Utah State – 8 tackles (3.0 for loss), 1.0 sack, 1 pass breakup
Clemson LB Dorian O’Daniel vs. Virginia Tech – 10 tackles, (1.0 for loss), 1.0 sack, fumble recovery, 22-yard pick-six
Florida DE Jordan Sherit vs. Vanderbilt – 2 tackles (1.0 for loss), 5 QB Hurries
Florida State LB Matthew Thomas vs. Wake Forest – 10 tackles (2.0 for loss), 2.0 sacks
Indiana LB Tegray Scales vs. Penn State – 11 tackles (3.0 for loss), 3.0 sacks
Iowa State LB Joel Lanning vs. Texas – 20 tackles
Kansas State DT Will Geary vs. Baylor – 3 tackles (3.0 for loss), 2.0 sacks
LSU DT Christian LaCouture vs. Troy – 12 tackles (2.5 for loss), 2.0 sacks, 1 pass breakup
NC State DE Bradley Chubb vs. Syracuse – 8 tackles (3.5 for loss), 2.0 sacks, 2 QB Hurries
Nebraska LB Chris Weber vs. Illinois – 9 tackles (2.0 for loss), 1.0 sack, 1 interception
Oregon DE Henry Mondeaux vs. Cal – 4 tackles (2.0 for loss), 2.0 sacks, fumble recovery, 1 QB Hurry
Penn State LB Jason Cabinda vs. Indiana – 14 tackles (1.5 for loss), 1.0 sack, fumble recovery
San Diego State CB Kameron Kelly vs. Northern Illinois – 9 tackles, 1 interception (44-yard return to seal the win)
SMU DE Justin Lawler vs. UConn – 7 tackles (4.0 for loss), 4.0 sacks, forced fumble, blocked field goal
USF LB Auggie Sanchez vs. East Carolina – 10 tackles, 43-yard pick-six
Utah State CB Jalen Davis vs. BYU – 5 tackles, 3 interceptions, 1 pass breakup , 30-yard pick-six and 50-yard pick-six
Wake Forest DE Duke Ejiofor vs. Florida State – 8 tackles (3.5 for loss), 1.0 sack, forced fumble
Wisconsin LB Garret Dooley vs. Northwestern – 8 tackles (4.5 for loss), 3.0 sack

Reese's Senior Bowl Alumnus of the Week

Andy Dalton, QB, Cincinnati Bengals
2011 Reese's Senior Bowl

Dalton got the Bengals back on the right track -- and their first win of the season -- with a solid outing against the Browns. The 2011 Reese's Senior Bowler completed 25-of-30 passes for 286 yards and four touchdowns in a 31-7 victory.

Previous winners: Kareem Hunt (Chiefs), Desmond Trufant (Falcons), Jacoby Brissett (Colts)