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PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Barrett, Phillips named Seniors of Week

Mon, Oct 30, 2017

Offense

J.T. Barrett, QB, Ohio State
Barrett has re-emerged in the Heisman Trophy conversation after leading his team back from down 21-3 against then-No. 2 Penn State in the 39-38 win. The only three-time captain in Ohio State history totaled 423 yards and was a perfect 13-for-13 passing in the fourth quarter with 3 touchdowns. In all, Barrett gained 95 yards on the ground and completed 33-of-39 passes for 328 yards and 4 touchdowns. Barrett also became the Big Ten all-time leader with 94 career touchdown passes and completed a school record 16 consecutive passes in the game. His 423 yards of total offense was also a single-game school record.
 
Other Offensive Standouts:
Boise State WR Cedrick Wilson vs. Utah State - 6 receptions, 94 yards, 1 touchdown 
Colorado RB Phillip Lindsay vs. Cal - 33 carries, 161 yards
Colorado State WR Michael Gallup vs. Air Force - 7 receptions, 161 yards, 1 touchdown 
Georgia RB Sony Michel vs. Florida - 6 carries, 137 yards, 2 touchdowns 
Idaho QB Matt Linehan vs. UL-Monroe - 28-42, 360 yards, 3 touchdowns 
Iowa State WR Allen Lazard vs. TCU - 6 receptions, 106 yards 
Miami WR Braxton Berrios vs. North Carolina - 7 receptions, 78 yards, 1 touchdown 
Missouri WR J'Mon Moore vs. UConn - 8 receptions, 96 yards, 2 touchdowns 
Notre Dame OT Mike McGlinchey 
Oklahoma State WR James Washington vs. West Virginia - 7 receptions, 91 yards, 2 touchdowns 
San Diego State RB Rashaad Penny vs. Hawaii - 30 carries, 253 yards, 2 touchdowns
USF WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling vs. Houston - 10 receptions, 186 yards
Utah WR Darren Carrington vs. Oregon - 9 receptions, 130 yards 
Washington RB Lavon Coleman vs. UCLA - 14 carries, 94 yards, 3 touchdowns 
 
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), Jordan Chunn (RB, Troy), Anthony Miller (WR, Memphis), DJ Chark (WR, LSU), Chris Herndon (TE, Miami)
 

Defense

Harrison Phillips, DT, Stanford
Phillips continued his reign as an offensive line wrecker as his two fumble recoveries and constant pressure on the pocket helped the Cardinal defense avoid an upset on the road at Oregon State. Phillips finished the game with 9 tackles, 2 tackles for loss and 2 fumble recoveries. The senior nose tackle still leads the team in total tackles and is 10th in the Pac-12. His second fumble recovery secured the ball for Stanford's game-winning drive.
 
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), Garret Dooley (LB, Wisconsin), Ja'Von Rolland-Jones (DE, Arkansas State), Ogbonnia Okoronkwo (LB, Oklahoma), Marcus Davenport (DE, UTSA)
 
Other Defensive Standouts:
Appalachian State LB Eric Boggs vs. UMass - 15 tackles (1.0 for loss), 1.0 sack, forced fumble, 1 interception, 2 pass breakups
Arkansas State DE Ja'Von Rolland-Jones vs. New Mexico State - 8 tackles (2.5 for loss), 2.5 sacks
Clemson LB Dorian O'Daniel vs. Georgia Tech - 7 tackles (2.0 for loss), 1.0 sack, 1 pass breakup
Georgia LB Lorenzo Carter vs. Florida - 9 tackles (1.0 for loss), 1.0 sack 
Hawaii S Trayvon Henderson vs. San Diego State - 8 tackles (1.5 for loss), 1.0 sack 
Louisville LB Stacy Thomas vs. Wake Forest - 10 tackles (3.5 for loss), 1.0 sack
Kansas State LB Jayd Kirby vs. Kansas - 5 tackles (4.0 for loss), 1.0 sack, 3 forced fumbles, fumble recovery, 1 pass breakup 
Memphis LB Genard Avery vs. Tulane - 8 tackles (5.5 for loss), 3.5 sacks
NC State DE Bradley Chubb vs. Notre Dame - 8 tackles (3.0 for loss), 1.0 sack
New Mexico State LB Dalton Harrington vs. Arkansas State - 16 tackles (3.0 for loss), 2.0 sacks, 2 pass breakups
Ole Miss LB DeMarquis Gates vs. Arkansas - 15 tackles (3.0 for loss), fumble recovery, 2 QB Hurries 
Purdue DE Gelen Robinson vs. Nebraska - 9 tackles (5.5 for loss), 2.0 sacks, forced fumble
SMU DE Justin Lawler vs. Tulsa - 8 tackles (3.0 for loss), 1.0 sack
South Alabama S Jeremy Reaves vs. Georgia State - 11 tackles (0.5 for loss), forced fumble
UMass DE Da'Sean Downey vs. Appalachian State - 7 tackles (4.0 for loss), 1 pass breakup
USC LB Uchenna Nwosu vs. Arizona State - 8 tackles (3.0 for loss), 3.0 sacks, 1 pass breakup 
USF DT Deadrin Senat vs. Houston - 12 tackles (4.0 for loss), 2.5 sacks 
Virginia DT Andrew Brown vs. Pittsburgh - 5 tackles (3.0 for loss), 1.0 sack
Wisconsin DE Alec James vs. Illinois - 4 tackles (2.0 for loss), 2.0 sacks, fumble recovery 

Reese's Senior Bowl Alumnus of the Week

Russell Wilson, QB, Seahawks
2012 Reese's Senior Bowl
 
Wilson put the team on his shoulders and carried them to a 41-38 victory over the Houston Texans. Wilson threw for a career-high 452 yards and tied a career-high with four touchdown passes, including the game-winner to Jimmy Graham with just 21 seconds left. Wilson was nearly the entire Seahawks' offense in this game. He accounted for 30 of Seattle's 33 rushing yards to go with his prolific day through the air.
 
Previous winners: Kareem Hunt (Chiefs), Desmond Trufant (Falcons), Jacoby Brissett (Colts), Andy Dalton (Bengals), Carson Wentz (Eagles), Cam Jordan (Saints), Kevin Byard (Titans)