Pac-10 Football Players Of The Week
Nov. 4, 2002
WALNUT CREEK, Calif.--Wide receiver Jerome Riley of Washington State, defensive end Dave Ball of UCLA and kicker Jared Siegel of Oregon have been named Pac-10 Players of the Week in football.
Riley, a senior from Arleta, Calif., had a big day in Washington State's 44-22 win against No. 16-ranked Arizona State. Riley pulled in eight receptions for 131 yards (16.4) and two touchdowns covering 31 and 39 yards.
Ball, a junior from Dixon, Calif., led the UCLA defensive effort in the Bruins' 34-24 win at Washington. Ball had three quarterback sacks for minus-26 yards among his five solo tackles. The UCLA defense limited Washington to 69 yards rushing, posted four quarterback sacks and intercepted four passes.
Siegel, a sophomore from Sacramento, Calif., continued his remarkable season in Oregon's 41-14 win against Stanford. He connected on two-of-two field goal attempts to run his string of consecutive field goals made to an Oregon-record 15 straight. He also made all five of his PAT attempts to run his string to 51 consecutive placements made (15 field goals, 36 PATs).
Others nominated for offensive player of the week honors were tailbacks Tyler Ebell of UCLA, Terrence Whitehead of Oregon and Steven Jackson of Oregon State. Also nominated on defense were tackle Rien Long of Washington State and end Bill Swancutt of Oregon State. Return man Craig Bragg of UCLA and kicker Kirk Yliniemi of Oregon State were nominated for special teams play.
2002 PAC-10 PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
Aug. 31 Carson Palmer, QB, USC Will Derting, OLB, WSU Michael Jolivette, CB, ARIZSep. 7 Reggie Williams, WR, WASH Brandon Chillar, OLB, UCLA Hakim Hill, RS, ASUSep. 14 Kyle Boller, QB, CAL Troy Polamalu, SS, USC Jemeel Powell, PR, CALSep. 21 Steven Jackson, TB, OSU Marquis Cooper, ILB, WASH Mark Jensen, PK, CALSep. 28 Jason Gesser, QB, WSU Omar Nazel, DE, USC Ryan Killeen, PK, USCOct. 5 Kyle Boller, QB, CAL Marcus Reese, MLB, UCLA Drew Dunning, PK, WSUOct. 12 Sultan McCullough, TB, USC Josh Amobi, LB, ASU Keenan Howry, RS, OREOct. 19 Andrew Walter, QB, ASU Tom Canada, DE, CAL Mike Barth, PK, ASUOct. 26 Carson Palmer, QB, USC Terrell Suggs, DE, ASU Nate Fikse, PK/P, UCLANov. 2 Jerome Riley, WR, WSU Dave Ball, DE, UCLA Jared Siegel, PK, ORE