Liufau, Fisher, Wishnowsky earn weekly Conference honors
Offensive: Sefo Liufau, Sr., QB, Colorado
•In Colorado's 38-24 win over #20 Washington State, Liufau amassed 453 yards of total offense, completing 27-of-41 passes for 345 yards (0 TD/0 INT), and rushed for career-highs of 108 yards and 3 touchdowns on 23 attempts.
• It was just the second 300/100 game in school history (300 passing, 100 rushing yards in the same game).
• He earned 22 first downs (7 rushing, 15 passing), and personally had a hand in 12 of CU's 13 third down conversion makes (5 rushing, 8 passing).
• During the course of the game, he went over the 10,000-yard mark in his career in total offense, as well as the 9,000-yard mark in passing yards and owns 84 school records and counting.
Defensive: Nick Fisher, So., DB, Colorado
• In Colorado's 38-24 win over No. 20 Washington State, he was called upon after losing two free safeties ahead of him on the depth chart (one to ejection, the other to a concussion), he stepped in and made six tackles (all solo), with a pass broken up.
• After only playing 39 snaps previously, Fisher played 67 while having had three third down stops and a fourth down stop, the latter at CU's 15-yard line. when Washington State was driving trying to score a go-ahead touchdown when trailing 28-24 with 13:17 left in the game.
Special Teams: Mitch Wishnowsky, So., P, Utah
• The sophomore downed four of his six punts inside the 20-yard line, including a punt at the 2-yard line in the Utes’28-30 loss to Oregon.
• He now has an NCAA-leading 14 punts inside the 10-yard line and is second nationally in punts inside the 20 (31).
• Wishnowsky had three punts of 50+ yards vs. Oregon and is the nation’s punt average leader (48.6).
Offensive: Justin Herbert, ORE; Marcus McMaryion, OSU; Christian McCaffrey, STAN; Ronald Jones II, USC; Joe Williams, Utah
Defensive: Justin Hollins, ORE; Xavier Crawford, OSU; Peter Kalambayi, STAN; Hunter Dimick, UTAH
Special Teams: Zane Gonzalez, ASU; Conrad Ukropina, STAN; Rasheem Green, USC
2016 PAC-12 FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
|Nov. 21||Sefo Liufau, COLO||Nick Fisher, COLO||Mitch Wishnowsky, UTAH|
|Nov. 14||Sam Darnold, USC||Hunter Dimick, UTAH||Kaleb Fossum, WSU|
|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|