Monday, September 8, 2008

Players of the week through Week 2.......

Skinner drives Wake Forest closer with another Player of the Week honor...Joining him are some of the other players of the week in their respective areas.

OFFENSIVE BACK--Riley Skinner, Wake Forest, QB, 6-1, 205, Jr. Jacksonville, Fla.
Skinner set career highs with 32 completions and 43 attempts to finish with his second Player of Week honor in two weeks.

OFFENSIVE LINEMAN--Rodney Hudson, Florida State, T, 6-2, 290, So., Mobile, Ala. Hudson graded out at 89% and played more snaps than any other lineman. He recorded five knockdowns and graded out at 91% in run blocking situations.

DEFENSIVE LINEMAN--Darryl Richard, Georgia Tech, DT, 6-4, 290, Sr., Destrehan, La. Richard recorded a team-high three tackles-for-loss, forced a fumble and batted down a pass. Richard had four solo tackles and five tackles total.

DEFENSIVE BACK--Nate Irving, NC State, OLB, 6-1, 225, So., Wallace, N.C.
Irving led NC State in total tackles for the second week in a row, amassing 13 total tackles, including 1.5 for losses totaling six yards. He added a fumble recovery, which he returned for 13 yards, and an interception.

SPECIALIST--Sam Swank, Wake Forest, P/PK, 6-2, 201, Sr., Jacksonville Beach, Fla.
Swank scored 12 points on three field goals and three PATs. Swank was good on field goals of 21 and 27 yards before hitting the game-winner from 41 yards out with three seconds remaining in the game. Swank is five for five on field goal attempts this year and has made nine straight field goal attempts dating back to last season. He is the NCAA's active career leader, now has 65 field goals for his career and has been successful on all 114 of his career PAT attempts.

ROOKIE--Johnny Williams, Duke, WR, 5-10, 190, Fr., St. Stephens, Ala.
Williams caught a game-high 11 passes for 135 yards. His 11 catches is the top single-game performance by a freshman in the nation this season.

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