Mark Sanchez Named Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Week

Sept. 2, 2008

USC quarterback Mark Sanchez of USC was named Pac-10 Football Offensive Player of the Week for his performance at Virginia.

Sanchez, a junior, started for just the fourth time in his career in the Trojans' 52-7 win at Virginia. He completed 26-of-35 passes (.743) for a career-high 338 yards and 3 touchdowns covering 10, 20 and 49 yards. Included was a string of 12 straight completions at one point in the game. The Trojans posted 558 yards in total offense--218 rushing and 340 passing.

Also named Pac-10 Players of the Week were Stanford cornerback Wopamo Osaisai and UCLA placekicker Kai Forbath.

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