Nall, Thompson, Jackson earn weekly Conference honors
Offensive: Ryan Nall, So., RB, Oregon State
• Ryan Nall carried the ball a career-high 31 times for 155 yards and a career-best four touchdowns in the Beavers’ 34-24 victory over Oregon, snapping an eight-game Civil War losing streak.
• In addition, Nall had two receptions and a team-leading 34 receiving yards and 189 all-purpose yards.
Defensive: Tedric Thompson, Sr., DB, Colorado
• In CU’s 27-22 Pac-12 South Division-clinching win over Utah, Thompson had four tackles (all solo, one for a loss), two interceptions, four passes broken up, three third down stops and a fourth down stop.
• His interception at the end of the first half extended CU’s nation-best streak to forcing at least one turnover to 25 straight games (Alabama is next with 24).
• His fourth quarter pick gave him seven on the season, tying him for the single-season best in CU history (matching Dick Anderson in 1967, Cullen Bryant in 1972).
Special Teams: Adoree’ Jackson, Jr., DB-WR-RET, USC
• In USC's 45-27 win over Notre Dame, Jackson scored touchdowns via punt return, kickoff return and pass reception while totaling 291 all-purpose yards.
• Against the Irish, he broke open a tight 10-7 game late in the first half with a 55-yard scoring punt return. Then in the third quarter, he took a swing pass 52 yards for a touchdown and went 97 yards with a kickoff for a TD. He also had a 12-yard rush for a first down and on defense he made 2 tackles and 2 pass deflections.
• He became the first Trojan since records were available in 1958 to have punt and kick returns for TDs in the same game.
• He tied Nelson Agholor's school record with 4 career punt returns and now has scored 15 career touchdowns 4 different ways: 6 via reception, 4 punt return, 4 kickoff return, 1 interception return.
Offensive: Samajie Grant, ARIZ; Fred Gammage, ASU; Khalfani Muhammad, CAL; Christian McCaffrey, STAN; Ronald Jones II, USC
Defensive: Paul Magloire Jr., ARIZ; Devante Downs, CAL; Caleb Saulo, OSU; Dallas Lloyd, STAN; Cameron Smith, USC
Special Teams: Tim White, ASU; Matt Anderson, CAL; Conrad Ukropina, Stanford; Boobie Hobbs, UTAH; Lavon Coleman, WASH
2016 PAC-12 FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
|Nov. 28||Ryan Nall, OSU||Tedric Thompson, COLO||Adoree’ Jackson, USC|
|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|