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Pettis, Kiser earn Week 10 POW honors

Mon, Nov 06, 2017

Offense

Dante Pettis, WR, Washington
The Huskies routed Oregon 38-3 on a wet night in Seattle. Washington got off to a slow start before Pettis' 64-yard punt return touchdown sparked the scoring. It was Pettis' fourth punt return touchdown of the year and the ninth of his career, setting the all-time NCAA record for most career punt return scores. Pettis also caught a 47-yard touchdown pass in the 38-3 win.
 
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), J.T. Barrett (QB, Ohio State)
 
Other Offensive Standouts:
Arizona State RB Demario Richard vs. Colorado - 25 carries, 189 yards, 1 touchdown
Boise State WR Cedrick Wilson vs. Nevada - 5 receptions, 80 yards, 1 touchdown 
Houston WR Linell Bonner vs. East Carolina - 7 receptions, 147 yards, 1 touchdown
Houston WR Steven Dunbar vs. East Carolina - 6 receptions, 171 yards, 1 touchdown
Memphis QB Riley Ferguson vs. Tulsa - 27-of-39, 298 yards, 4 touchdowns
New Mexico State WR Jaleel Scott vs. Texas State - 7 receptions, 130 yards, 1 touchdown
New Mexico State QB Tyler Rogers vs. Texas State - 29-of-46, 474 yards, 3 touchdowns 
North Texas RB Jeffery Wilson vs. LA Tech - 20 carries, 165 yards, 2 touchdowns
Northwestern RB Justin Jackson vs. Nebraska - 31 carries, 154 yards, 1 touchdown
Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield vs. Oklahoma State - 24-of-36, 598 yards, 6 total touchdowns, 2 interceptions
Penn State WR DaeSean Hamilton vs. Michigan State - 7 receptions, 112 yards, 1 touchdown
San Diego State RB Rashaad Penny vs. San Jose State - 20 carries, 234 yards, 3 touchdowns 
Syracuse WR Steve Ishmael vs. Florida State - 12 receptions, 143 yards, 1 touchdown
Temple WR Adonis Jennings vs. Navy - 5 receptions, 127 yards, 2 touchdowns
Toledo QB Logan Woodside vs. Northern Illinois - 23-of-31, 361 yards
Toledo RB Terry Swanson vs. Northern Illinois - 29 carries, 116 yards, 3 touchdowns
USF WR Marquez Valdes-Scantling vs. UConn - 6 receptions, 152 yards, 1 touchdown
Washington State QB Luke Falk vs. Stanford - 34-of-48, 337 yards, 3 touchdown, 1 interception 
West Virginia WR Ka’Raun White vs. Iowa State - 4 receptions, 167 yards, 1 touchdown
Western Michigan RB Jarvion Franklin vs. Central Michigan - 26 carries, 228 yards, 2 touchdowns 

Defense

Micah Kiser, LB, Virginia
Part of Bronco Mendenhall's outstanding coaching job in Charlottesville is the leadership of his senior players like Kiser at middle linebacker. The Butkus Award semifinalist chose to come back for his senior year and has helped Virginia become bowl eligible for the first time since 2011 after the 40-36 win over Georgia Tech. Kiser led the way with a constant presence around the ball with 18 total tackles.
 
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), Harrison Phillips (DT, Stanford)
 
Other Defensive Standouts
Alabama LB Rashaan Evans vs. LSU - 10 tackles (1.0 for loss), 1.0 sack 
Baylor LB Taylor Young vs. Kansas - 10 tackles (3.0 for loss), 1.0 sack 
Florida State DT Derrick Nnadi vs. Syracuse - 7 tackles (1.0 for loss), 1.0 sack, 1 pass breakup, 1 QB Hurry 
Indiana LB Tegray Scales vs. Wisconsin - 12 tackles (2.5 for loss), 1.0 sack, 1 interception 
Oregon State LB Manase Hungalu vs. Cal - 20 tackles (1.0 for loss)
Temple DE Sharif Finch vs. Navy - 5 tackles (2.0 for loss), 2.0 sacks 
USC LB Uchenna Nwosu vs. Arizona - 8 tackles (2.0 for loss), 1.0 sack 
USF DT Bruce Hector vs. UConn - 4 tackles (1.5 for loss), 1.5 sacks, forced fumble
UTSA DE Marcus Davenport vs. FIU - 7 tackles, forced fumbles
Wisconsin DE Alec James vs. Indiana - 3 tackles (2.5 for loss), 1.5 sacks 

Reese's Senior Bowl Alumnus of the Week

Dak Prescott, QB, Cowboys
2016 Reese's Senior Bowl

The 2016 Reese's Senior Bowl MVP guided the Cowboys to a big win over the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday, completing 21-of-33 passes for 249 yards and a pair of touchdowns. He also ran for a score to help the Cowboys (5-2) stay in the hunt for the NFC East title.
 
Previous winners: Kareem Hunt (Chiefs), Desmond Trufant (Falcons), Jacoby Brissett (Colts), Andy Dalton (Bengals), Carson Wentz (Eagles), Cam Jordan (Saints), Kevin Byard (Titans), Russell Wilson (Seahawks)

Mobile Area High School Player of the Week

Eric Garror, WR, McGill-Toolen
Garror scored just about every way imaginable in the Yellow Jacket's 31-14 win over Fairhope. He caught a 43-yard touchdown pass, returned a punt 58 yards for a score and ran a muffed field goal attempt back 85 yards for another TD in the victory.
 
Previous winners: Justin Johnson DB, Citronelle; Jack West, QB, Saraland; Alex Moore, QB, Mobile Christian, C.J. Edwards, WR, Fairhope