Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Players of the week through week 3...

Some new faces took home the player of the week award for week 3 as each team continues down the Road To Tampa Bay.

OFFENSIVE BACK--Thaddeus Lewis, Duke, QB, 6-2, 200, Jr., Opa-Locka, Fla.
Lewis accounted for a total of 358 yards in the Blue Devil's 41-31 victory over Duke. He completed 25-of-35 (.714) passes for 317 yards and 3 touchdowns and led Duke in rushing with a career-high 41 yards on 12 carries.

Thomas Austin, Clemson, C, 6-3, 315, Jr., Camden, SC
Austin graded 85 percent and had 12 knockdown blocks in Clemson's win over NC State as the Tigers gained 428 yards of offense.

DEFENSIVE LINEMAN-- Brett Warren, Virginia Tech, ILB, 6-1, 223, r-Sr., Warrenton, Va. Warren recorded a career-high 15 tackles (five solo) with a half a tackle for loss and a forced fumble in Virginia Tech's 20-17 ACC win over Georgia Tech.

DEFENSIVE BACK--Vincent Rey, Duke, OLB, 6-0, 240, Jr., Far Rockaway, N.Y.
Rey made 12 tackles in Duke's 41-31 victory over Navy. Rey also tallied four tackles for loss, a sack and a 37-yard fumble return for a touchdown.

SPECIALIST--Jay Wooten, North Carolina, PK, 6-3, 185, Fr., Laurinburg, N.C.
Wooten kicked three field goals and pinned Rutgers deep on kickoffs several times in the 44-12 win in Piscataway. Wooten's first career attempt was a 43-yarder in the second quarter which tied the game at 3. He later converted kicks of 29 and 27 yards.

ROOKIE--Darren Evans, Virginia Tech, RB, 6-0, 215, r-Fr., Indianapolis, Ind.
Evans ran for a career-high 94 yards on 19 carries in Tech's win over Georgia Tech.

Click here to view Hillsborough County's players of the week and future Under Armour All-Star game participants. The Under-Armour All-Star Game will be played December 6th, following the ACC Football Championship at Raymond James Stadium.

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