2018 College Football MVP’s Of Week #7!
By Super Scout Max Emfinger
All MVP Players Must Be On Winning Team!
- Iowa Junior Quarterback Nate Stanley (6-4, 242) had an Incredible Game as he Completed 21 of 33 Passes for 320-Yards and an Amazing and Incredible 6 touchdowns in The Hawkeyes 42-16 Victory over Indiana and With a 199.0 Quarterback Rating. Stanley was Unbelievable with his 6 Touchdown Passes as he Tied The Iowa School Record for The Second-Most Touchdown Passes in a Single Game in School History with Six Touchdown Passes. Stanley Connected with Nine different Wide Receivers in this game and he was only sacked one time. The Hawkeyes also Recorded 479-Yards of Total Offense and this Game became The Fourth Straight Game with over 400-Yards of Total Offense for The Hawkeves.
- Ohio State Sophomore Quarterback Dwayne Haskins (6-3, 220, 4.6) had Another Fabulous Game as he Completed 33 of 44 Passes for 412-Yards and 3 Touchdowns and Rushed for Another Touchdown, giving him 418-Yards of Offense and 4 Touchdowns in The Buckeyes 30-14 Victory over Minnesota and with a 176.2 Quarterback Rating.
- Texas A&M Sophomore Quarterback Kellen Mond (6-2, 210) Completed 25 of 37 Passes for 357-Yards and a Touchdown and Rushed for another 25-Yards another Touchdown, giving him 382-Yards and a Touchdown in The 26-23 Texas Aggie SEC Victory over The South Carolina Gamecocks.
- Utah State Sophomore Quarterback Jordan Love (6-4, 225, 4.8, 30) Completed 17 of 23 Passes for 322-Yards and 5 Touchdowns and Rushed for Another 39-Yards, giving him 377-Yards of Total Offense and 5 Touchdowns in The Aggies 59-28 Mountain West Conference Victory over UNLV. The 5 Touchdown Passes Tied a Utah State School Record and Love is The First Aggie Quarterback Since Chuckie Keeton did it in The Game against Weber State in 2013. His Touchdown Passes were 80, 29, 26, 24, and 7-Yards and The 80-Yard Touchdown Pass was a Career-Best for Love, who also had a Fabulous 263.3 Quarterback Rating in this Game. This Game was not even Close. Love could have had an even Bigger Game, but it was 42-7 at Half-Time.
- Ole Miss Senior Athletic Quarterback Jordan Ta’amu (6-2, 210, 4.66) From Pearl City, Hawaii had an Incredible Game in Leading The Rebels to a 37-33 Comeback Victory over The Arkansas Razorbacks. In this Game, Ta’amu (#10) Completed 26 of 35 Passes for 387-Yards and 2 Touchdowns and he also Rushed for Another 141-Yards and Another Touchdown, giving him an Incredible 528-Yards in The SEC Victory. JUCO Transfer Ta’amu had only Started 12 Games for The Rebels, but he has helped Lead One of the Top Offenses in the Country during those 12 Games. In the Comeback Victory, Ta’amu Led The Rebels on a Game-Winning 97-Yard Touchdown Drive in the closing minutes that helped The Rebels overcome a 17-Point Deficit and The Victory.
- Southern University Junior Athletic Quarterback Ladarius Skelton (6-2, 210, 4.56, 38, 4.29) had an Incredible Game in The Jaguars 38-0 Victory over Prairie View. In this Incredible Effort by Skelton, he Completed 15 of 26 Passes for 168-Yards and a Touchdown and ran for another Incredible 202-Yards and 3 More Touchdowns, giving him 370-Yards of Total Offense in The Southern Jaguars Victory.
- Northern Illinois Sophomore Athletic Quarterback Marcus Childers (6-0, 222, 4.52) had a Great Game in a 24-21 Victory over Ohio as he Completed 17 of 33 Passes for 145-Yards and he also Rushed for Another 169-Yards and a Touchdown, giving him 314-Yards of Total Offense. Childers Averaged a Great 7.3-Yard Per Rush and drove The Huskies 77-Yards in 12 plays to cut the Lead to 21-16 on a 10-Yard Quarterback Draw with 4:16 left in The Game. He then Moved The Huskies 53-Yards in Six Plays to take the lead at 24-21 with 4:51 left and Win The Game.
- Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns Senior Quarterback Andre Nunez (6-3, 205, 4.62) Completed 19 of 25 Passes for 315-Yards and an Incredible 5 Touchdowns and Rushed for Another 8-Yards, giving him 323-Yards and 5 Touchdowns in The 66-38 Sun Belt Conference Victory for ULL over New Mexico State. With his 5 Touchdown Passes, Nunez Tied The ULL School Record of 5 Touchdowns Set by Jake Delhomme in 1966. Nunez also Guided The Ragin’ Cajuns to Another School Record with an Amazing 759-Yards of Total Offense and it was The Third Highest Offensive Total by a FBS Team in The Country This Season.
- Kansas State Junior Running Back Alex Barnes (6-1, 227, 4.5) had an Incredible Game Against The Oklahoma State Cowboys as he Rushed for 181-Yards and Scored 4 Touchdowns and Barnes (#34) also Caught 3 Passes for another 51-Yards, giving him 232-Yards and 4 Touchdowns in a Huge Kansas State Wildcats 31-12 Big-12 Victory over The Cowboys.
- Florida Junior Running Back Lamical Perine (5-11, 228, 4.48) Had an Outstanding Game in The Florida Gators 37-27 victory over Vanderbilt as he rushed for 121-Yards and a Touchdown and he also Caught 4 Passes for Another 93-Yards, including a 63-Yard Touchdown catch, giving him 214-Yards of Total Offense in The Gators Victory.
- Iowa State Running Back David Montgomery (5-11, 216) had a Career-High 189-Yards Rushing for The Cyclones, Against The West Virginia Mountaineers, in an Unbelievable Game that Saw Them UPSET The #6 Ranked Team in The Country and by beating a Top 25 Team for The Fifth Time in Seven after Losing 20 in a row to Top Ranked Teams.
- UCLA Junior Running Back Joshua Kelley (5-11, 204, 4.42) Rushed for 157-Yards on 30 Carries and Scored 3 Touchdowns and he also Caught 2 Passes for Another 8-Yards, giving him 165-Yards of All-Purpose Yardage in The UCLA Bruins 37-7 Victory over The California Golden Bears.
- LSU Sophomore Running Back Clyde Edwards-Helaire (5-9, 212, 4.37, 39.5, 4.1) Rushed for a Game-High 145-Yards and Caught 1 Pass for 7-Yards, giving him 152-Yards of All-Purpose Yardage, including a Beautiful 47-Yard Run, in The Huge LSU 36-16 UPSET Victory Over The #2 Ranked Georgia Bulldogs.
- South Florida Junior Running Back Jordan Cronkrite (5-11, 207) had Another Great Game as he Rushed for 151-Yards and a Touchdown in The Bulls 25-24 Victory over Tulsa. Last Week, Cronkrite Set a South Florida and American Athletic Conference Rushing Record with an Incredible 302-Yards Rushing Against U-Mass. In this Game, Cronkrite Ran for a 66-Yard Touchdown Early in the Third-Quarter that Tied The Score at 10-10.
- (TIE) UAB Blazers Senior Wide Receiver Xavier Ubosi (6-3, 215) had an Incredible Game in The Blazers 42-0 Victory over Rice in a Conference USA Game as he Caught 4 Passes for an Incredible 196-Yards and 2 Touchdowns, including a 95-Yard Touchdown in The Victory. The Ubosi (#7) First Catch of The Game Came on The Fourth Play of The Blazers First Drive when he Caught a 38-Yard Touchdown. Ubosi struck again with a UAB School-Record Tying 95-Yard Touchdown Catch, Giving UAB a 21-0 Lead with 10:04 Left in The First-Half.
- (TIE) Ohio State Junior Wide Receiver K.J. Hill (6-0, 198, 4.4) was Incredible as he Caught 9 Passes for a Career-High 187-Yards and 2 Touchdowns in The Buckeyes 30-14 Victory over Minnesota. Hill (#14) made a Touchdown Catch in the First-Half that was His Best Catch of the season, as he Turned-Around and Made a One-Handed Catch and All of The Buckeye Fans are Still Talking about that Catch. It was in The Second Quarter with Minnesota leading 14-10. Haskins, actually Sailed the ball behind Hill, but he Stuck-Out his Right Hand and kept his Body In-Motion With a Quick Turn-Around on the 36-yard Touchdown that Gave The Buckeyes a 17-14 Lead at Halftime, in The 30-14 Victory. https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/ncaaf/bigten/2018/10/13/ohio-state-kj-hill-one-handed-touchdown-catch-against-minnesota/1629843002/
- Southern Cal Junior Wide Receiver Michael Pittman, Jr (6-4, 215, 4.42) Caught 6 Passes for 155-Yards and 2 Touchdowns in The Southern Cal Trojans 31-20 Victory over #19 Ranked Colorado. Pittman Scored his First Touchdown with 3:33 Left Before Halftime when he came back to Grab an Under-Thrown Pass and then was Incredible as he Eluded the only Defensive Back than was Anywhere Near-Him and Raced 65-Yards for a Touchdown. Pittman then capped a Four-Play Drive with a 9-Yard Touchdown Catch, with only 1:10 before Halftime.
- Alabama Sophomore Wide Receiver Jerry Jeudy (6-1, 192, 4.33) had an Incredible Game in The Crimson Tide 39-10 Victory over The Missouri Tigers as he Caught 3 Passes for 147-Yards, including an Incredible 81-Yard Touchdown Catch from Super Crimson Tide Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa On The Second Play of The Game.
- Temple Senior Wide Receiver Ventell Bryant (6-2, 200, 4.47) had an Outstanding Game in The Temple Owls 24-17 American Athletic Conference Victory over Navy as he Caught 8 Passes for 147-Yards, including an Unbelievable 62-Yard Touchdown Pass. Temple Super-Star Quarterback Anthony Russo Passed for 300-Yards, including The 62-Yard Winning Touchdown Pass to Bryant Midway into The Final Quarter that gave The Temple Owls Their Fourth Victory in Their Last Five Games.
SIDEBAR: In Week #6: The Ole Miss Wide Receiver Trio of Senior Damarkus Lodge (6-2, 204); Junior A.J. Brown (6-1, 230, 4.4); and Sophomore D.K. Metcalf (6-4, 230) were all Unbelievable as they All-Three Caught Passes for over 100-Yards. Lodge Caught 9 Passes for 179-Yards, including a 51-Yard Touchdown; while Brown Caught 9 Passes for 133-Yards and Moore Caught 4 Passes for 115-Yards and had 21 Kick Return Yards for 136-Yards of Offense in The 70-21 Ole Miss Victory over UL Monroe.
Defensive Linemen And Linebackers
- LSU Junior Linebacker Devin White (6-1, 240, 4.46) had an Outstanding Game in The Huge LSU 36-16 UPSET Victory Over The #2 Ranked Georgia Bulldogs. In this Game, White (#40) Recorded a Game-High 13 Tackles, Recovered a Fumble, had a Half a Sack, 2 Quarterback Hurries, and 1 Pass Breakup. In this Incredible LSU UPSET of Georgia, The Great LSU Defense Only Recorded 3 Quarterback Sacks, but Their Combination of Unbelievable Pressure and Coverage seemed to get Georgia Quarterback, Jake Fromm and The Bulldog Offense Completely Out of Sync, with an Unusual Number of Passes to No Wide Receivers in The Area and Devin White was All Over The Field, in making The Georgia Offense Completely Off-Stride. White has Also Been Named as The Lott IMPACT Trophy National Player of the Week for Week #7.
- UCLA Junior Linebacker Keisean Lucier-South (6-4, 235, 4.56) had an Incredible Game for The UCLA Bruins in Their 37-7 Victory over The California Golden Bears as he Recorded 6 Tackles, including 5 Solo Tackles, 1 Quarterback Sack, 1 Forced Fumble, and 1 Interception. Lucier-South (#11) put the Final Finish on The Rout over The Golden Bears with an Incredible 38-Yard Fumble Return for a Touchdown after one of The California 5 Turnovers. Lucier-South was Pretty Unbelievable and Incredible in The Fourth Quarter on Defense for The UCLA Bruins, as he Intercepted a Pass on Fourth-and-One that Stopped One Drive; he Picked-Up a Fumble and ran 38-Yards for a Touchdown; and then Added a Strip-Sack.
- Texas Senior Linebacker Gary Johnson (6-3, 230, 4.36, 39.5) had another Outstanding Game Against Baylor as he Recorded a Team-High 11 Tackles, including 9 Solo Tackles, 1 Quarterback Sack, 2.5 Tackles for a Loss, and 2 Quarterback Hurries in The Longhorns 23-17 Big-12 Victory over The Baylor Bears.
- Northern Illinois Junior Defensive End Sutton Smith (6-1, 237, 4.62) had a Fabulous Game in The Huskies 24-21 Victory over Ohio as he Recorded 5 Tackles, including 4 Solo Tackles, 2 Quarterback Sacks, 2.5 Tackles for a Loss, and 1 Huge Forced Fumble. On The Final Winning Touchdown Drive, Smith got The Huskies the Football with a strip sack of Ohio Quarterback Nathan Rourke at Midfield and Super-Star Quarterback Marcus Childers then Moved The Huskies 53-Yards in Six Plays to take the lead at 24-21 with 4:51 left and Win The Game.
- Iowa State Junior Defensive End Jaquan Bailey (6-2, 251) had an Outstanding Game in The Iowa State Huge 30-14 UPSET Victory over The West Virginia Mountaineers. In this Game, Bailey Only Recorded 3 Tackles, but 2 of the Tackles were Solo Tackles and they both were Quarterback Sacks. The Cyclones Defense held The Mountaineers Outstanding Offense to only 152-Yards of Total Offense and Zero Points in the Second-Half.
- North Texas University Senior Linebacker E.J. Ejiya (6-3, 231, 4.62) had an Outstanding Game in The Mean Green 30-7 Conference USA Victory over Southern Miss as he Recorded 12 Tackles, including 6 Solo Tackles, 2 Quarterback Sacks, 3 Tackles for a Loss, and 1 Quarterback Hurry.
- Texas Senior Defensive End Charles Omenihu (6-6, 275, 4.76) was all over the Field in The Longhorns 23-17 Victory over The Baylor Bears. Omenihu Only Recorded 3 Tackles, but 2 of his Tackles were Quarterback Sacks and he also had an Amazing 4 Quarterback Hurries. Baylor Quarterback Charlie Brewer drove The Bears from their own 3-Yard Line to The Texas 17-Yard Line before he had to rush his final three throws under “Intense-Pressure” from Omenihu who was chasing him on the Final Three Plays of The Game.
- San Diego State Junior Linebacker Kyahva Tezino (6-0, 220, 4.56) had a Great Game Against The Air Force Falcons as he Recorded a Game-High 15 Tackles, including 10 Solo Tackles, 1 Tackle for a Loss, 1 Pass Breakup, and 2 Quarterback Hurries in The Aztecs 21-17 Mountain West Victory over The Falcons. One of The Key Plays in The Game Happened as Falcons Quarterback Donald Hammond was knocked out of The Game with an Injury late in the First-Half when he was tackled for a loss by Tezino.
- The Buffalo Bulls Defensive Duo of Linebacker Khalil Hodge (6-1, 235) and Sophomore Defensive End Taylor Riggins (6-2, 245) were Outstanding in The Game Against Akron. In this Game, Hodge Recorded a Game-High 12 Tackles, including 6 Solo Tackles, 1.5 Tackles for a Loss, 2 Quarterback Hurries, and a Pass Breakup; while Riggins only Recorded 2 Tackles, but they both were Quarterback Sacks and he also had a Quarterback Hurry in The 24-6 Victory over Akron.
- Utah Senior Strong Safety Chase Hansen (6-2, 230, 4.52) had an Amazing Games in The Utes 42-10 PAC-10 Victory over The Arizona Wildcats as he was The Utes Leading Tackler with 9 Tackles, including 6 Solo Tackles, 1 Quarterback Sack, and 1 Pass Breakup.
- Ohio State Sophomore Linebacker Pete Werner (6-3, 236) Recorded 10 Tackles, including 4 Solo Tackles, 1 Quarterback Sack, 2.5 Tackles for a Loss, 1 Quarterback Hurry, and 1 Pass Breakup in The 30-14 Buckeyes Victory over Minnesota in a Key Big-10 Victory.
- The Duke Defensive Trio of Freshman Linebacker Leonard Johnson (6-1, 200); Junior Linebacker Joe Giles-Harris (6-2, 240); and Senior Linebacker Ben Humphreys (6-2, 235) had an Outstanding Game in Leading The Blue Devils to a Huge 28-14 UPSET Victory over Georgia Tech. In this UPSET, Johnson Only Recorded 2 Tackles, but they both were Quarterback Sacks; while Giles-Harris Recorded a Game-High 15 Tackles, including 5 Solo Tackles and Humphreys Recorded 11 Tackles, including 5 Solo Tackles and 2 Tackles for a Loss in The UPSET Victory.
- Virginia Senior Strong Safety Juan Thornhill (6-0; 210, 4.42) had an Incredible Game in a Huge 19-13 UPSET Victory over #16 Ranked Miami Hurricanes, as he Recorded 6 Tackles, including 3 Solo Tackles, 2 Interceptions for an Amazing 86-Yards, and 2 Pass Breakups. This Huge Victory by The Cavs was The First Win over a Ranked Team Since 2014. Thornhill (#21) was Also Selected as The Walter Camp Defensive Player of The Week for Week #7. “It woke everybody up,” said Thornhill. “It just shows that we have A Shot To-Win The ACC.”
- Kansas State Senior Cornerback Duke Shelley (5-9 180, 4.32) had an Outstanding Game Against The Oklahoma State Cowboys as he Recorded 6 Solo Tackles, 2 Interceptions, 2 Pass Breakups, and Returned a Kickoff for 26-Yards in The Huge 31-12 Victory over The Cowboys in a Key Big-12 Victory.
- Alabama Junior Cornerback Saivion Smith (6-1, 200, 4.42) had an Outstanding Game in The Crimson Tide 39-10 Victory over Missouri as he Recorded 4 Tackles, including 3 Solo Tackles and 2 Interceptions for 33-Yards and 1 Pass Breakup in The Victory.
- Ohio State Junior Free Safety Jordan Fuller (6-2, 204, 4.47) Recorded a Team-High 12 Tackles, including 9 Solo Tackles, but he was all over The Field for The Buckeyes and if you were Only Checking The Box Score, then you might not be Aware that The Buckeye Coaches Were Using a Great Free Safety, like Fuller, in Great Run Support and he was “Running All Over The Field” in Making Key Plays and he was Spectacular in The Buckeyes 30-14 Victory over Minnesota.
- Southern Jaguars Sophomore Cornerback Jakoby Pappillion (5-10, 183, 4.44) Recorded 2 Interceptions in The Southern Jags 38-0 Victory over Prairie View.
SPECIAL TEAMS KICKER
- LSU Senior Graduate Transfer Kicker Cole Tracy (5-11, 188) has been Sensational All Season for The LSU Tigers, as he Kicked Four Field Goals in The First Game HUGE UPSET Victory of Miami and then in The Third Game HUGE 22-21 UPSET Victory of #7 Auburn, as he Kicked The Game-Winning 42-Yard Field Goal in The Final Second of The Game and as Time Ran-Out. Tracy (#36) also Kicked a 33-Yard Field Goal in The Second Quarter and a 27-Yard Field Goal in The Third Quarter, giving him 10-Points in That HUGE UPSET Victory. So on Saturday Against The #2 Ranked Georgia, Tracy was Incredible Again in Another HUGE LSU UPSET Against The Bulldogs as he Kicked another Incredible 5 of 5 Field Goals and 3 of 3 Extra Points in Helping Lead his LSU Tigers Team to “Still-Another” Huge UPSET Victory with 18-Points Scored in The Victory. Tracy Became only The Second LSU Kicker in History to Kick 5 Field Goals in a Single Game and Tied The Record of Josh Jasper in 2010. His Field Goals were 33, 36, 39, 24, and 30-Yards and he is Already The Current #5 LSU Field Goal Kicker with 17 Field Goals.
SPECIAL TEAMS PUNTER
- Utah Senior Punter Mitch Washnowsky (6-2, 220) was Incredible in The Utah Utes 42-10 Victory over The Arizona Wildcats as he had 4 Punts for 193-Yards and an Amazing 48.3-Yard Average Per Punt. Despite Winning 35-10 in the Fourth-Quarter, Wishnowsky “Faked a Punt” and ran 28-Yards for a Utah First Down. Utah Head Coach Kyle Whittingham told The Athletic Australian Punter that he always had “The Green Light” to run anytime that he saw An Opening. Wishnowsky (#33) also had 2 Punts of 50 or more Yards and 1 of his Punts Landed Inside The 20-Yard-Line. His Final Punt was a 55-Yard Punt that was Downed on The Arizona 2-yard line with 2:33 remaining in The Game.
- LSU Head Coach Ed Orgeron had Thousands of Hard-Core LSU Fans Rushing onto The LSU Football Field after his #13 Ranked LSU Tigers UPSET The #2 Ranked Georgia Bulldogs and Give Coach Orgeron His First Signature Victory with a 36-16 Win. Coach Orgeron is a Cajun Coach and he Grew-Up as a Huge Tiger Fan and he was Incredibility Excited about This Huge UPSET Victory and Then Looked Around Hugged his Beautiful, Wife, Kelly. In this Signature Game, there were at Least Five Fourth-Down decisions by Coach Orgeron that made a Huge Influence in The Final Score. On those Five Occasions, Coach Orgeron Ran The Ball on a Fourth-down and Short Yardage and The LSU Offense Converted on Four Plays And Produced 13 Points. Coach Orgeron was named As The Dodd Trophy National Coach of the Week for The LSU 36-16 UPSET Victory Against The #2 Ranked Georgia Bulldogs.
“We were going to be as Aggressive as we can. We were also going to take shots and go for it and play to Win-The-Game the whole time. We were going for it as hard as we can today. We were throwing out the kitchen sink, man. We were giving them everything we had, and we did it,” said Coach Orgeron.