2015 COLLEGE FOOTBALL BACKFIELD OF THE WEEK – EIGHT
By Super Scout Max Emfinger
TRI-QUARTERBACK PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
QUARTERBACK DAK PRESCOTT – MISSISSIPPI ST #15
Dak Prescott is a Super-Star Athletic Quarterback for the Mississippi State Bulldogs and on Saturday Against The University of Kentucky, he was Sensational as he led his Bulldogs to a 42-16 Key and Crucial SEC Victory.
In the Victory, Prescott Completed 25 of 35 Passes for 348-Yards and Three Touchdowns with his Right Arm and Rushed for 117-Yards with his Legs and another Three Touchdowns, giving him 465-Yards of Total Offense and an Amazing Six Touchdowns.
Prescott Attempted 288 Straight Passes, dating-back to the Orange Bowl Last Year, without an Interception before being Intercepted in the Second Quarter. Prescott has now Passed for 2,048-Yards and 14 Touchdowns this Season.
Prescott was Set to Play in our 2011 All-American Bowl Game, but he was a Little “Banged-Up” after his Senior Season and he did not play. His Older Brother, Jace Prescott, Played on the West Team in the 2007 All-American Bowl Game.
QUARTERBACK PAXTON LYNCH – MEMPHIS #12
Memphis Super-Star Quarterback Paxton Lynch was Incredible on Saturday as he Completed 32 of 44 Passes for 447-Yards and Four Touchdowns and Rushed for another 6-Yards and another Touchdown, giving him 453-Yards of Total Offense and Five Touchdowns in leading his Team to a 66-42 Victory over Tulsa.
Lynch (6-7, 245, 4.7) has been an Unbelievable Star for his Memphis Team all of this Season as he has led his Team to an Incredible 7-0 Record. In this Game, Lynch Recorded an Outstanding 188.1 Quarterback Rating.
QUARTERBACK LUKE FALK – WASHINGTON ST #4
When Two of My Old Coaching Friends, Head Coach Mike Leach of Washington State and Head Coach Rich Rodriguez Football Teams get together, there will Always be a lot of Points Scored. On Saturday, they certainly did not disappoint as the Cougars pulled away in the closing minutes to wrap up a Key and Crucial 45-42 PAC-10 Victory over host Arizona.
Super-Star Washington State Quarterback Luke Falk was Sensational Again as he Completed 47 of 62 passes for 514-Yards and Five Touchdowns, including a Super-Clutch 9-Yard Winning Touchdown Pass to WR Gabe Marks with 2:03 Left in the game to push the score to the final Score.
In this Game, Sophomore Falk (6-4, 205, 4.7) Recorded an Impressive 172.1 Quarterback Rating and for the 5-2 Season, he has Passed for 2,885-Yards and 26 Touchdown Passes.
With the win, the Cougars have won Three-Straight PAC-10 Conference Games for the first time since 2003.
RUNNING BACK PLAYER OF THE WEEK
RUNNING BACK SAMAJE PERINE – OKLAHOMA #32
Everyone is probably wondering where has this Super-Freak Running Back been all of this Season. Samaje Perine was certainly all over the Football Field on Saturday for the Oklahoma Sooners and he Rushed for 201-Yards on 23 Carries for a Great 8.7-Yards Per Carry and Four Touchdowns in this Incredible 63-27 Victory over a Very Good Texas Tech Team. Perine also Caught One Pass for another Nine-Yards, giving him 210-Yards of All-Purpose Yards.
Perine (5-11, 237, 4.41) from Pflugerville, Texas, is also a Super Combine Freak. Last year, Perine was Named Second-Team All-American by the FWAA and Phil Steele, Third Team All-American by the AP, Freshman All-American by Phil Steele and National Freshman Offensive Player of the Year and Freshman of the Year by the Touchdown Club of Columbus.
Perine was also Selected as Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year by the Big-12 Coaches, Big 12 Offensive Newcomer of the Year by the AP and Big 12 Freshman of the Year by Athlon Sports. In 2014, Perine was also Chosen to the All-Big 12 First Team.