2018 College Football MVP’s Of Week #9!
By Super Scout Max Emfinger
All MVP Players Must Be On Winning Team!
Super Passing Quarterbacks
- Utah State Sophomore Quarterback Jordan Love (6-4, 225, 4.9, 31, 4.82) had a Sensational Game Against The New Mexico Lobos as he Completed 23 of 34 Passes for an Incredible Career-High 448-Yards and 4 Touchdowns and he also Rushed for another 15-Yards and another Touchdown, All in the First Half, giving him 463-Yards and 5 Touchdowns and an Incredible 217.1 Quarterback Rating. The Utah State Aggies Dominated The New Mexico Lobos in a 61-19 Victory on Saturday for The Aggies Seventh Straight Victory. The Aggies (7-1, 4-0 Mountain West Conference) Recorded 557-Yards and took a Quick 52-5 Lead. Love Threw Two Incomplete passes early in The Second Half before Hendry Colombi (6-2, 205, 4.66, 34, 4.23) Took-Over and Completed 7 of 8 Passes for 68-Yards. Behind The Impressive Direction of Love (#10), The Aggie Offense Recorded a Game-Saving Video with Incredible Figures in Their Victory over The Lobos. The Aggies Offense Also Set an All-Time School Record for Most Yards in a Single Game with 704-Yards of Total Offense. “That was a fun win,” Utah State Head Coach Matt Wells said. “Moving to 5-0 at Maverik Stadium was extremely important to these guys, and that was a huge step for us.”
- Washington State Senior Transfer Quarterback Gardner Minshew (6-2, 220, 4.92) had another Incredible Game Against The Stanford Cardinal as he Completed 40 of 50 Passes for 438-Yards and 3 Touchdowns and he also Rushed for another 4-Yards, giving him 442-Yards of Total Offense, 3 Touchdowns, and a Great 173.4 Quarterback Rating in The Cougars 41-38 Victory over The Stanford Cardinal. Minshew (#16 With My Good Friend and Head Coach Mike Leach) Completed his First 19 passes in the Second Half and then he Engineered The #14 Washington State Cougars on Their Winning Drive in the Final 1:25 Left in The Game, with “The Big Play” coming on a 35-Yard Pass to Jamire Calvin on a Third-and-2-Yards from the 33 to a 42-Yard Field Goal by Blake Mazza with 19 Seconds remaining To-Give The Cougars (7-1, 4-1 PAC-10) The 41-38 Cougars Victory over The #24 Stanford Cardinal and it was Their Third Straight Victory over The Cardinal. It also Gave The Cougars Back-to-Back Victories Over Ranked Opponents for The First Time Since 2002.
- Boise State Senior Quarterback Brett Rypien (6-2, 202, 4.76) had Another Incredible Game Against The Air Force Falcons as he Completed 20 of 34 Passes for 399-Yards and an Incredible 5 Touchdowns and with an Incredible 205.9 Quarterback Rating in The Boise State Broncos 48-38 Victory over The Air Force Falcons. The Victory was Already Sewed-Up at Halftime, as Rypien Never Skipped a Beat as he Finished with Five Touchdown Passes, including Three Touchdown Catches by An Incredible John Hightower. Just as Rypien Threw his Fourth Touchdown Pass, late in The Second Quarter, he took a Really Hard-Shot to his Chin from a defender and it required stitches To-Close The Cut. “I did not like the getting hit part, but I think that it comes a little bit with the situation,” said Boise State Head Coach Bryan Harsin. “He got his Chin taken care of. That’s not what you want from your Quarterback, but at the same time he is Still Standing there in the Pocket and Still Delivering the Football. The number one requirement for a Quarterback is toughness, and he’s been displaying it all year long.
- Notre Dame Junior Quarterback Ian Book (6-0, 203, 4.8) had an Incredible Game Against The Navy Midshipmen as he Completed 27 of 33 Passes for 330-Yards and 2 Touchdowns and he also Rushed for another 50-Yards, giving him 380-Yards of Total Offense and he was Unbelievably Efficient in Leading The Fighting Irish to a 44-22 Victory that kept The Fighting Irish Undefeated with an 8-0 Record and in The Playoff Picture. The Irish are 8-0 for The First Time since 2012, when it was Undefeated until being Beaten by Alabama in the BCS National Championship Game. In this Game, Notre Dame had 584-Yards of Total Offense as it Continued their Dominance over The Midshipmen with a Current Record of 78-13-1. Book kept The Midshipmen Off-Balance with a Lot of Play-action Plays and with Sharp, Accurate Passes and a Great 179.8 Quarterback Rating.
- Buffalo Junior Quarterback Tyree Jackson (6-7, 245, 4.77, 32, 4.3) had an Incredible Game Against Miami (Oh) as he Completed 20 of 34 Passes for 358-Yards and 3 Touchdowns and he also Rushed for Another 22-Yards and 3 More Touchdowns, giving him 380-Yards of Total Offense and 6 Touchdowns and an Outstanding 176.4 Quarterback Rating in The Buffalo Bulls 51-42 Victory over The Miami Redhawks.
- Oklahoma State Senior Quarterback Taylor Cornelius (6-5, 232, 4.81, 32, 4.61) From Bushland, Texas, had an Outstanding Game Against The Texas Longhorns as he Completed 23 of 34 Passes for 321-Yards and 3 Touchdowns and he Rushed for another 23-Yards and 2 more Touchdowns, giving him 344-Yards and 5 Touchdowns in The Cowboys 38-31 Big-12 Victory over The Longhorns. Cornelius was Rebounding from Two Poor Performances and he Rebounded in a big way Against The Longhorns Saturday night, with a 10-Yard Touchdown Run with 5:44 Left in The Game, that Helped The Cowboys in This Huge Victory. Cornelius gave The Cowboys (5-3, 2/3 Big 12) a 38-28 lead after Their 31-14 Halftime Lead had been Cut-Down to just Three Points.
Super Athletic Quarterback
- Houston Junior Athletic Quarterback D’Eriq King (5-11, 195, 4.35) had Another Incredible Game Against The South Florida Bulls in a Houston Cougars 57-36 Victory. In this Game, King (#4) Completed 28 of 40 Passes for 419-Yards and 5 Touchdowns and he also Rushed for Another 132-Yards and Another 2 Touchdowns, giving him a Mind-Boggling 551-Yards of Total Offense and 7 Touchdowns, and with a 189.2 Quarterback Rating. King threw Touchdown Passes of 15, 38, 30, 52 and 27-Yards and had Unbelievable Touchdown Runs of 47-Yards and 36-Yards. After a Safety on King for Intentional Grounding in The End-Zone, The Bulls Cut the Lead to 28-26 Remaining in The Third Quarter, but the Bulls would not Get any Closer. King then Responded, on a Fourth Down and 7, by Breaking Four or Five Tackles Up The Middle, and Spinning-Out of another Final Tackle, on a 36-Yard Touchdown Run to give The Houston Cougars a 35-26 Lead with 8:25 remaining in The Third Quarter, on Their way to Their 57-36 Victory. The Seven Total Touchdowns by King was a Career-High.
- Oklahoma Junior Athletic Quarterback Kyler Murray (5-9, 195, 4.38) From Allen, Texas had another Incredible Game as he Completed 19 of 24 Passes for 352-Yards and 3 Touchdowns and he also Rushed for another 46-Yards and another Touchdown, giving him 398-Yards of Total Offense, 4 Touchdowns, and an Incredible 243.6 Quarterback Rating in The Oklahoma Sooners 51-14 Victory over The Kansas State Wildcats in a Key Big-12 Game.
- Mississippi State Senior Athletic Quarterback Nick Fitzgerald (6-5, 230, 4.5, 36, 4.26) had an Outstanding Athletic Quarterback Game in Leading The Mississippi State Bulldogs to The 28-13 Victory over The Texas A&M Aggies in a Key SEC Conference Game. One week after probably his Worst Performance of his College Career, Fitzgerald (#7) made Outstanding Passes that had a Lot of Extra Zip on them and In short, Fitzgerald was Exceptional as he got his Mojo Back in Leading The Bulldogs to a Very Impressive UPSET Victory over The #16 Texas Aggies. In The Opening Drive, Fitzgerald Completed 6 of 7 Passes for 59-Yards, including a 25-Yard Touchdown Pass to Stephen Guidry, who Caught 3 Passes for an Incredible 130-Yards. This was The First Time that Fitzgerald had thrown a Touchdown Pass in 4 SEC Games, but in this Great Performance, he Completed 14 of 22 Passes for 241-Yards and 2 Touchdowns and he Rushed for Another 88-Yards, 2 More Touchdowns, including an Incredible 76-Yard Touchdown Run, giving him 329-Yards of Total Offense, An Outstanding 185.7 Quarterback Rating, and all 4 Bulldog Touchdowns in The Victory.
Super Running Quarterback
- Georgia Tech Red-Shirt Freshman Running Quarterback Tobias Oliver (6-2, 182, 4.44) made his First Career Start and he was Incredible as he Rushed 40 Times for 215-Yards and 3 Touchdowns as he Led The Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets to an Incredible 49-28 Victory over The Virginia Tech Hokies in a Key ACC Conference Game. In Six Previous Games, this Season, Oliver has been Very Productive when he has been given some Playing-Time. In The 17 Previous Possessions on The Field, Oliver has run 64 Times for an Incredible 445-Yards and 7 Touchdowns and he has Completed 4 of 9 Passes for 62-Yards and another Touchdown. His 6.95-Yards-Per-Carry Average Ranks Second among all Quarterbacks in The Country, and it Includes Runs of 39, 34, 62, and 65-Yards. The Yellow Jackets (4-4, 2/3 ACC), are playing without their Starting Quarterback, TaQuon Marshall, who Finished with 465-Yards Rushing. Jordan Mason also scored three times as Georgia Tech won its Third Straight against The Virginia Tech Hokies and Their Third Straight in Lane Stadium and all of These Victories are Without a Single Pass Completion, but there was no need to throw.
Super Running Back
- Utah Junior Running Back Zack Moss (5-10, 215, 4.42, 36, 4.22) had an Incredible Game Against The UCLA Bruins as he Rushed for 211-Yards and 3 Touchdowns and he Caught 2 Passes for Another 14-Yards, giving him 225-Yards of All-Purpose Yards in The #23 Ranked Utah Utes Fabulous 41-10 PAC-10 Victory over The UCLA Bruins. The Utes Scored 28 Straight Points after falling behind 7-3 in The First Quarter. “Some of those runs that Zack Moss (#1) made were Sheer Toughness and Willpower,”Utah Head Coach Kyle Whittingham said. “He’s like a Sledgehammer in Between the Tackles.”Utah leads The PAC-12 South Division by One Game over The Southern California Trojans and holds the Head-to-Head Tiebreaker over The Trojans with three PAC-10 Conference Games Remaining. The Utes are the only team from the South Division that has not played in The PAC-10 Conference Championship Title Game.
- Vanderbilt Junior Running Back Ke’Shawn Vaughn (5-10, 222, 4.44) had an Outstanding Game Against The Arkansas Razorbacks as he Rushed for 172-Yards and Scored 3 Touchdowns in The 45-31 Vanderbilt UPSET Victory over The Arkansas Razorbacks. The Great Game of Vaughn came a week after he missed The Commodores Loss to The Kentucky Wildcats, and it was just in time for his Team To-Break their Third Loss in a Row and Five of its last Six. After Vaughn (#5) had Missed About 10-Days of Practice, Vanderbilt Head Coach Derek Mason jokingly calling his Junior Super-Star being a “Fat Man” as he returned to practice after his Injury. Led by a Refreshed Vaughn, The Commodores Won Their First Southeastern Conference Victory of the Season and its First SEC Victory since their Victory over Tennessee to end The 2017 Season. Last week, in The 45-31 Vanderbilt Victory Over The Arkansas Razorbacks, Vaughn had The Huge Performance With 172-Yards Rushing and Three Touchdowns. This week, Vanderbilt Head Coach Derek Mason sat down with Matt Stinchcomb of The SEC Network and Broke-Down The Arkansas Game Film and Coach Mason Compared Vaughn to The Dallas Cowboys Super-Star Running Back Ezekiel Elliott.
- Boston College Sophomore Running Back A.J. Dillon (6-0, 245, 4.46, 38.5, 4.18) had an Incredible Game Against The Miami Hurricanes, after Missing Two Straight Games with an Ankle Injury, he Rushed for 149-Yards on 32 Carries and Caught 2 Passes for another 18-Yards, giving him 167-Yards of All-Purpose Yards in The 27-14 Boston College Eagles Victory over The Miami Hurricanes. Dillon (#2) Needed Only One Play to let everyone know that he was back and on that First Play, The Atlantic Coast Conference Preseason Player of The Year broke Around Left End for 25-Yards and from that Point, Boston College Was on Their Way to an Emotional Victory in The Annual Red Bandana Game Against The Hurricanes. “It definitely was a Huge Confidence Booster,” Dillon said of his first carry. “I was thinking about the ankle on the first run, so it was definitely a great confidence booster. I was happy to be out there.”
Super All-Purpose Running Back
- Arizona Sophomore All-Purpose Running Back J.J. Taylor (5-6, 184, 4,32, 36, 4.06) entered The Game with The #19 Ranked Oregon Ducks as One of Top All-Purpose Running Backs in The Country and in This Game, Taylor (#21) had an Incredible Game Against The Ducks as he carried The Ball 30 Times for 212-Yards and 2 Touchdowns, Caught 2 Passes for Another 16-Yards, and Returned 2 Kickoffs for Another 36-Yards, giving him 264-Yards of All-Purpose Yards and 2 Touchdowns in The Arizona Wildcats 44-15 Victory over The Oregon Ducks. This Guy May not be The Biggest Player on The Field, but he is an “Athletic Freak” as he Bursts Through Holes and Leaps over Defensive Backs. The Wildcats have been in a Rut and They Picked The Right Game for The Best Game of The Season in Their 44-15 UPSET Victory over The #19 Ranked Ducks. Considering The Competition, Against The Ducks, this was Arguably The Best Game of his Career, as Taylor put on a “Real All Purpose Clinic” in becoming The First Player to Rush for 200-Yards against The Ducks Since Ezekiel Elliott of The Ohio State Buckeyes had 246-Yards Rushing in The 2015 College Football Playoff National Championship.“We talked about playing Four Great Quarters,” Arizona Head Coach Kevin Sumlin said. “Not playing a perfect game, but playing Four Great Quarters and we did that.”
- Wyoming Senior All-Purpose Running Back Nico Evans (5-9, 211, 4.52, 36, 4.32) had a Great Game Against The Colorado State Rams as he Rushed for 176-Yards and a Touchdown and Caught 1 Pass for Another 14-Yards and Another Touchdown, giving him 190-Yards of All-Purpose Yards in The Wyoming Cowboys 34-21 Victory over The Colorado State Rams in The Key Mountain West Conference Game. Evans has Continued to Impressive and he is The Main Reason that The Cowboys were able to pick up their first Mountain West Conference Victory in 2018. The Red-Shirt Senior Tailback has Run-Over and Around Defenders in Four of his last Five Games, and he has Scored in Three Straight Games for The Cowboys.
- ULL Junior All-Purpose Running Back Raymond Calais (5-9, 180,4.31, 38, 4.1, 10.5 100M, 47.8 400M) had a Great Game Against The Arkansas State Red Wolves as he Rushed for 121-Yards on only 7 Carries and a Touchdown and also Returned 4 Kickoffs for Another 64-Yards, giving him 185-Yards of All-Purpose Yards and a Touchdown in The Ragin’ Cajuns 47-43 Comeback Victory over The Arkansas State Red Wolves in a Key Sun Belt Conference Game. Remember in 2017, when Calais Returned Two Kickoffs for Touchdowns Against Southeastern in Their Sun Belt Game. In that Game, Kickoff Return Freak Calais Returned The Opening Kickoff for a 97-Yard Touchdown and then Later in The First Quarter, Calais Returned Another Kickoff for 100-Yards and another Touchdown.
Super Wide Receiver
- Oklahoma State Sophomore Wide Receiver Tylan Wallace (6-0, 185, 4.46, 36, 4.2) From Fort Worth, South Hills HS, Texas had an Unbelievably Incredible Game Against The Texas Longhorns as he Caught an Amazing 19 Passes for 222-Yards and 2 Touchdowns in a Huge Oklahoma State Cowboys Victory over The Texas Longhorns. “He is a special player,” Oklahoma State Offensive Coordinator Mike Yurcich said of Wallace. “He’s got a knack for timing his jump up so he plays a lot taller than what he is, especially on vertical throws. The bigger the game, it seems the bigger he is going to play. He is just the guy that is very dependable.”
- Cincinnati Senior Wide Receiver Kahlil Lewis (6-0, 195, 4.37) had an Outstanding Game Against The SMU Mustangs as he Caught 12 Passes for 174-Yards and 2 Touchdowns in The Cincy Bearcats 26-20 OVERTIME Victory over The SMU Mustangs.
- Iowa State Junior Wide Receiver Hakeem Butler (6-6, 225, 4.5) had an Outstanding Game Against The Texas Tech Red Raiders as he Caught 4 Passes for 148-Yards, including a Beautiful “Over-The-Shoulder” Game-Winning 48-Yard Touchdown Catch with only 2:14 Minutes Left in The Game To-Give The Iowa State Cyclones a Huge 40-31 Victory over The Red Raiders in a Key Big-12 Game. Texas Tech Freshman Super-Star Quarterback Alex Bowman was forced into a Safety with 4:39 left, but about Two Minutes Later The Huge and Athletic Butler Caught a 48-Yard Touchdown Catch from Super-Star Freshman Quarterback Brock Purdy as The Iowa State Cyclones Rallied and Beat The Red Raiders 40-31.
Super All-Purpose Wide Receiver
- Kentucky Sophomore All-Purpose Receiver Lynn Bowden Jr (6-1, 195, 4.4, 36, 4.14) had an Incredible Game in The Kentucky Wildcats 15-14 Victory over The Missouri Tigers in a Huge SEC Game for The Wildcats. In this Game, Bowden (#1) Caught 13 Passes for 166-Yards, including a Beautiful 45-Yard Touchdown. Bowden also Returned a Punt 67-Yards for another Touchdown with 5:18 Left in The Game to give The Wildcats The Victory. With his 166-Yards Receiving Yards and a 67-Yard Punt Return, Bowden Finished The Game with an Incredible 233-Yards of All-Purpose Yards. Bowden has also been Named to The Paul Hornung Award List as The Most Versatile Player in The Country.
- Boise State Junior All-Purpose Receiver John Hightower (6-2, 183, 4.42) had another Fabulous Game Against The Air Force Falcons as he Caught 8 Passes for 182-Yards and 3 Touchdowns and Returned 2 Kickoffs for Another 41-Yards, giving him 223-Yards of All-Purpose Yards in The Boise State Broncos 48-38 Victory over The Air Force Falcons in a Key Mountain West Conference Game. Hightower (#3) Caught a 44-Yard Touchdown in The Early-Going in The First Quarter To-Give The Broncos an Early 7-0 Lead and then another Touchdown on an 18-Yard Run To-Close The First Quarter with a 14-7 Lead. Then, Late in The Fourth Quarter, With a 41-38 Close Broncos Lead, Hightower Caught an Unbelievable Pass and Raced 61-Yards for a Touchdown To-Give The Broncos their 48-38 Victory.
- Clemson Sophomore All-Purpose Receiver Amari Rodgers (5-9, 210, 4.46, 36, 4.26) had a Sensational Game Against The Florida State Seminoles as he Caught 6 Passes for 156-Yards and 2 Touchdowns, including Touchdown Catches of 58 and 68-yards in The Third Quarter and Rodgers also Returned 3 Punts for another 62-Yards, giving him an Impressive 218-Yards of All-Purpose Yards and 2 Touchdowns in The Clemson Tigers 59-10 Victory over The Seminoles.
- Syracuse Junior All-Purpose Receiver Sean Riley (5-8, 170, 4.42) had an Outstanding Game Against North Carolina State as he Caught 10 Passes for 164-Yards, Returned 2 Kickoffs for another 34-Yards, and Returned a Punt for Still Another 15-Yards, giving him an Incredible 213-Yards of All-Purpose Yards in The Syracuse Orangemen 51-41 Victory over The NC State Wolfpack.
- Penn State Freshman All-Purpose Receiver K.J. Hamler (5-9, 173, 4.4) was Really Outstanding in The Nittany Lions 30-24 Victory over The Iowa Hawkeyes. In this Game, Hamler Caught 5 Passes for 96-Yards, Returned 2 Kickoffs for 82-Yards, and Returned 3 Punts for 10-Yards, giving him an Impressive 188-Yards of All-Purpose Yards in The Victory.
- Oklahoma Sophomore All-Purpose Receiver Ceedee Lamb (6-2, 189, 4.35, 38, 4.12) Had an Outstanding Game Against The Kansas State Wildcats as he Caught 4 Passes for 160-Yards and 2 Touchdowns, including an Incredible 82-Yard Touchdown Catch and he also had 2 Punt Returns for 10-Yards, giving him an Impressive 170-Yards of All-Purpose Yards in The Oklahoma Sooners 51-14 Victory over The Kansas State Wildcats in a Key Big-12 Conference Game.
Super Tight End
- Vanderbilt Red-Shirt Super Sophomore Tight End Jared Pinkney (6-4, 255, 4.64, 32) had an Incredible Game in The Commodores Unbelievable UPSET over The Arkansas Razorbacks as Super-Star Vanderbilt Quarterback Kyle Shurmur Hit Super Athletic Tight End Pickney (#80) with 5 Passes for 92-Yards and 2 Touchdown Passes. Pickney Caught his First Touchdown Pass on a 1-Yard Pass in The Second Quarter and Gave The Commodores an Early 14-7 Lead. Then, also late in The Second quarter, Pickney Caught another Pass and Raced 40-Yards for his Second Touchdown Pass and it gave The Commodores another 21-14 Lead. While Most of The Other Tight Ends in The SEC have lost favor with their SEC Passing Attacks, The Commodores have Emphasized The Tight End Position and Pinkney is in The Perfect Offense To-Take Full Advantage To Catch Passes and The Athletic Pickney has Taken Full Advantage and The NFL is Fully Aware of his Unique and Unbelievable Abilities.
- Penn State Sophomore Strongside Defensive End Yetur Gross-Matos (6-5, 265, 4.57, 32, 4.32) had Another Outstanding Game Against The Iowa Hawkeyes with his Second Straight 2 Quarterback Sack Game, as he Recorded 9 Tackles, including 7 Solo Tackles with his 2 Quarterback Sacks and 4 Tackles for a Loss, in The Nittany Lions 30-24 Victory over The Iowa Hawkeyes in a Key Big-10 Conference Game.
- Kentucky Senior Rush End Josh Allen (6-5, 260, 4,6) had another Incredible Game in a Key SEC Game Against The Missouri Tigers as he Recorded a Team-High 11 Tackles, including 9 Solo Tackles and 2 Quarterback Sacks in The Incredible Kentucky Wildcats 15-14 Victory over The Missouri Tigers in a Huge SEC Game for The Wildcats.
- Akron Junior Outside Linebacker John Lako (6-1, 230, 4.6, 33, 4.36) had an Incredible Game Against The Central Michigan Chippewas as he Recorded a Career-High 23 Tackles, including 9 Solo Tackles, 2 Tackles for a Loss, 1 Recovered Fumble, 2 Pass Breakups, and 2 Quarterback Hurries in The Akron Zips 17-10 Victory over The Central Michigan Chippewas. In this Huge Mid-American Conference Game, Lako was “All-Over-The-Field” as he Recorded the 23 Tackles. He Recovered his Fumble, Late in The First Quarter and The Zips Turned It Into a Field Goal, giving The Zips a 10-0 Lead. Lako also had One of his Tackles for a Loss in The Fourth Quarter. The Chippewas Reached The Zips 6-Yard Line after driving 72-Yards, but on a Fourth and One, Lako Saved The Game, as he Tackled Kumehnnu Gwillv (6-2, 246, 4.56, 36) with 3:27 left in The Game.
- Iowa State Junior Linebacker Marcel Spears Jr (6-1, 215, 4.53, 36, 4.17) had an Outstanding Game Against The Texas Tech Red Raiders as he Recorded 4 Tackles, including 1 Solo Tackle and 2 Interceptions, including a 41-Yard Interception Return for a Touchdown in The Third Quarter, giving The Cyclones a 24-17 Lead in The Iowa State Cyclones 40-31 UPSET Victory over The Red Raiders in The Key Big-12 Game.
- California Junior Inside Linebacker Evan Weaver (6-3, 235, 4.62, 33, 4.36) had an Exceptional Game Against The Washington Huskies as he Recorded a Team-High 11 Tackles, including 8 Solo Tackles, 1 Pass Breakup, 1 Quarterback Hurry, and at The End of The Third Quarter, he Returned an Interception 37-Yards for a Touchdown, giving The Golden Bears Their ONLY Touchdown in The Game, in The Golden Bears 12-10 Victory over The #12 Washington Huskies in a Key PAC-12 Conference Game. The Weaver Interception was The Biggest Highlight of The Afternoon and The California Defense came up Huge and it Offset a slow day from The Cal Offense. In this Game, Weaver Extended his Arm With The Football into The End-Zone Pylon and did Something That The California Offense Could Not Do and What That The #15 Washington Huskies Could Only Do but Once; and that was To-Score a Touchdown in This Conference USA Game. “I just didn’t want to fall down,” Weaver said. “Maybe two or three more yards and I would have ran out of steam. They didn’t get me this time.”
- Charlotte Senior Outside Linebacker Juwan Foggie (6-1, 234, 4.62) had an Outstanding Game Against The Southern Miss Golden Eagles as he Recorded 6 Tackles, including 2 Solo Tackles, 1 Tackle for a Loss, 2 Interceptions for 88-Yards, including an Interception in The First Quarter that Foggie Returned 79-Yards for a Touchdown and giving The Charlotte 49ers a 14-0 Lead. Foggie cut in front of Southern Miss Quarterback Jordan Mitchell on a Quick Slant Pass Route and then Raced, Untouched into the End Zone, for his Fifth Interception of the Season and Second “Pick-6” of The Season. Foggie later Recorded his Second Interception and now has a School-Record Six this season. The Charlotte 49ers built a 14-0 lead in The First Quarter as Kicker Jonathan Cruz kicked Two Field Goals of 40 and 39-Yards, the last with 4:19 Left to play that gave The 49ers a 20-10 lead and then the 20-17 Victory.
- Middle Tennessee Sophomore Free Safety Reed Blankenship (6-2, 185, 4.42, 38, 3.92) had an Incredible Game Against The Western Kentucky as he Recorded an Unbelievable Game-High 17 Tackles, including 9 Solo Tackles, 1 Quarterback Sack, and then, at The End of The Third Quarter, he Intercepted a Pass in The End-Zone and Raced 100-Yards for a Touchdown, giving The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders a 31-10 Lead.
- Utah State Sophomore Free Safety Shaquez Bond (5-10, 185) had an Incredible Game Against The New Mexico Lobos as he Recorded 3 Solo Tackles, 2 Pass Breakups, and he Returned a 100-Yard Interception for a Touchdown in The Aggies 61-19 Victory The Lobos. The Bond Interception was The Unbelievable Turning-Point in The Game for The Aggies. They were Holding-On to a 7-3 Lead with New Mexico Knocking On The Door. It was on Second Down at The Aggies Seven-Yard Line and Bond Jumped In-Front of a Lobo Pass, by Quarterback Sheriron Jones in The Flat on The Goal-Line. Bond then made Two Lobo Defenders Miss-Him at Midfield and Zigged and Zagged The Entire Field into The End-Zone.
- California Sophomore Cornerback Camryn Bynum (6-0, 180, 4.42, 40, 4.21) had an Outstanding game in The California Golden Bears 12-10 UPSET Victory over The #12 Ranked Washington Huskies as he Recorded 5 Tackles, including 3 Solo Tackles, 1/2 Quarterback Sack, 1 Interception, and 2 Pass Breakups. The Golden Bears (5-3, 2/3) had only 245-Yards of Offense and were Limited to Two Field Goals, but Defensive Super-Stars, Evan Weaver and Camryn Bynum, Bailed-Out The Cal Offense.