Punter Tom Malone Named Pac-10 Special Teams Player Of The Week

Sept. 8, 2003

USC sophomore punter Tom Malone was named the Pac-10 Special Teams Player of the Week based on his performance against BYU.

Malone rocketed 5 of his 6 punts more than 50 yards (including a 59-yarder) against BYU while average 52.0 yards per punt and 5 of his boots pinned the Cougars within the 20-yard line. The No. 4 Trojans beat BYU, 35-18.

He currently is second nationally in punting (48.3, first in the Pac-10). His 48.3 punting average in 2003 is way above Jim Wren's USC season record of 45.6, set in 1996. So far in 2003, 8 of his 13 punts have gone at least 50 yards and 10 have pinned opponents within the 20-yard line.

Other Pac-10 honorees this week were Washington quarterback Cody Pickett (offense) and Washington State outside linebacker Will Derting (defense).

Malone is the second Trojan to win Pac-10 Player of the Week honors in 2003, joining defensive tackle Mike Patterson (selected for his efforts at Auburn).

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