Ross III, Jones IV, Oliver earn weekly Conference honors

Offensive: John Ross III, Jr., WR, Washington
• Ross accounted for 208 receiving yards and three touchdowns on just six receptions, good for an average of 34.67 yards per catch in Washington's 66-27 win at California. 
• Ross caught scoring passes of 60, 67 and six yards and increased his season total for receiving touchdowns to 14, second-most in the FBS. 
• His 208 yards were the fifth-highest, single-game total in UW history while his three TDs were tied for second-most in UW history, one shy of the record of four.

Defensive: Sidney Jones IV, Jr., CB, Washington
 The junior cornerback led a Husky defense that held California to just 27 points, about 14 shy of its season average. 
• Jones recorded two interceptions, one of them in the end zone, and also broke up two other passes, while also contributing three tackles. 
• Washington's defense held Cal to its second-lowest passing yards output of the season (262 yards) as well as the second-fewest TD passes (1), while the Bears' 362 yards of total offense equaled their lowest sum of the year.

Special Teams: Isaiah Oliver, PR/DB, Colorado
• In Colorado's 20-10 win over UCLA, Oliver returned five punts for 124 yards, including a 68-yard runback for a touchdown that clinched the victory with under six minutes to go (he also had a 42-yard return earlier in the game). 
• It was CU’s first punt return for a score since Stephane Robinson returned one 81 yards against Kansas on Oct. 22, 2005. 
• He is the first Buff to have over 100 yards in punt returns in a game since Josh Smith (4-108) against Eastern Washington on Sept. 6, 2008 and it was the most yards since Roman Hollowell had 6-148 against Fresno State on Aug. 26, 2001.
• It was the most punt return yards in a game this year by a Pac-12 player and the fourth-most in the NCAA through games of Nov. 4

ALSO NOMINATED:
Offensive: 
Christian McCaffrey, STAN; Ronald Jones II, USC; Luke Falk, WSU
Defensive: Chidobe Awuzie, COLO; Rasheem Green, USC; Jayon Brown, UCLA; Nnamdi Oguayo, WSU
Special Teams: Conrad Ukropina, STAN

2016 PAC-12 FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

  Offensive Defensive Special Teams
Nov. 7 John Ross III, WASH Sidney Jones IV, WASH Isaiah Oliver, COLO
Oct. 31 Justin Herbert, ORE Azeem Victor, WASH Dante Pettis, WASH
Oct. 24 Joe Williams, UTAH Tedric Thompson, COLO Robert Taylor, WSU
Oct. 17 Phillip Lindsay, COLO Solomon Thomas, STAN Zane Gonzalez, ASU
Oct. 10 Jake Browning, WASH Marcus Ball, ASU Zane Gonzalez, ASU
Oct. 3  Davis Webb, CAL Psalm Wooching, WASH Davis Price, COLO
Sept. 26  Steven Montez, COLO Solomon Thomas, STAN Zane Gonzalez, ASU
Sept. 19  Chad Hansen, CAL Treston Decoud, OSU Zane Gonzalez, ASU
Sept. 12  Kalen Ballage, ASU Sunia Tauteoli, UTAH Adoree' Jackson, USC
Sept. 5  Sefo Liufau, COLO Troy Dye, ORE Mitch Wishnowsky, UTAH
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