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Pac-12 Football Players of the Week - Week 6

Oct 7, 2019

OFFENSE: Jake Luton, R-Sr., QB, Oregon State (Marysville, Wash.)
• Accounted for six of the Beavers' seven TDs in the 48-31 win over UCLA.
• He set a career-best with five TD passes and capped off the win with a 19-yard TD rush.
• Became the first Beaver responsible for six TDs in a single game since Sean Mannion threw for six TDs against Colorado in 2013. Luton is just the fourth player in school history to account for six TDs.
• Luton has the longest active consecutive streak of pass attempts without an interception nationally. He is now at 166 dating back to the 2018 season.

Also nominated: Khalil Tate, QB, ARIZ; Tony Brown, WR, COLO; Cameron Scarlett, RB, STAN

DEFENSE: Paulson Adebo, Jr., CB, Stanford (Mansfield, Texas)
• Matched career high with four pass breakups and added five tackles in a 23-13 win over No. 15 Washington on Saturday.
• Helped limit the Huskies to 206 passing yards (16-36) and 88 yards rushing (22 attempts)
• Also helped limit Washington to just 2-of-12 in third-down conversions.
• Coverage down field helped Stanford get to the quarterback, registering two sacks and six QB hurries.

Also nominated: Tony Fields II, LB, ARIZ; Kuony Deng, LB, CAL; Carson Wells, LB, COLO; Isaac Slade-Matautia, LB, ORE; Avery Roberts, LB, OSU

SPECIAL TEAMS: Daniel Rodriguez, R-Sr., P, Oregon State (Pleasanton, Calif.)
• Punted three times in the Beavers' 48-31 win over UCLA. Averaged 47.7 yards per punt, and tallied a 62-yarder, which tied his career high. Also trapped UCLA inside its 20 once.
• Performed a drop kick on a kickoff in the first quarter that went 23 yards and was recovered by Oregon State in UCLA territory. The Beavers scored on the drive to go up 21-0.
• Is averaging 47.9 yards per punt this season, and has five punts end inside an opponents' 20, Also has four punts - of 14 total - of 50 or more yards.

Also nominated: Jet Toner, PK, STAN; James Stefanou, PK, COLO; Lucas Havrisik, PK, ARIZ

OFFENSIVE LINE: Drew Dalman, Jr., C, Stanford (Salinas, Calif.)
• Directed traffic on a line that featured three true freshmen in a 23-13 win over No. 15 Washington on Saturday
• Created holes that allowed Cameron Scarlett to rush a career-high 33 times for 151 yards (first career 100-yard game) and a touchdown 
• Protected QB Davis Mills who finished 21-of-30 for a career-high 293 yards and one touchdown and was not sacked.
• Stanford posted 24 first downs, was 6-of-14 on third-down conversions, and had 482 yards total offense (189 rushing, 293 passing)

Also nominated: Shane Lemieux, OL, ORE; Blake Brandel, OL, OSU; Will Sherman, So., COLO.

DEFENSIVE LINE: Kayvon Thibodeaux, Fr. DE, Oregon (South Central Los Angeles, Calif.)
• Recorded two sacks in Oregon's 17-7 win over California
• Key part of defense that marked the first time since 1960 that Oregon has held four consecutive opponents to single-digit points 
• Third-highest graded defensive end in the nation by Pro Football Focus at 92.4
• Got to the quarterback three times in 21 snaps Oregon defense limited California to 66 yards rushing.

Also nominated: Luc Bequette, DL, CAL; Elu Aydon, DL, OSU; Michael Williams, DT, STAN 

FRESHMAN: Simi Fehoko, R-Fr., WR, Stanford (Sandy, Utah)
• Career-high three catches for 91 yards and a touchdown in a 23-13 win over No. 15 Washington on Saturday
• Career-long 42-yard touchdown reception from Davis Mills was first career TD and marked the longest pass completion of the year for Stanford (previous: 39, Davis Mills to Michael Wilson at Oregon State on Sept. 28).

Also nominated: Kayvon Thibodeaux, DE, ORE


  Offensive Defensive Special Teams Offensive Line Defensive Line Freshman
Sept. 3 Anthony Gordon, WSU Francis Bernard, UTAH Michael Turk, ASU Liam Ryan, WSU Benning Potoa'e, WASH Jayden Daniels, ASU
Sept. 9 Kedon Slovis, USC Evan Weaver, CAL Cristian Zendejas, ASU Austin Jackson, USC Mustafa Johnson, COLO Kedon Slovis, USC
Sept. 16 Anthony Gordon, WSU Myles Bryant, WASH Greg Thomas, CAL Penei Sewell, ORE Jermayne Lole, ASU Jayden Daniels, ASU
Sept. 23 Dorian Thompson-Robinson, UCLA Evan Weaver, CAL Demetric Felton, UCLA Penei Sewell, ORE Gus Cumberlander, ORE Kyle Philips, UCLA
Sept. 30 Tyler Huntley, UTAH Francis Bernard, UTAH Jet Toner, STAN Cohl Cabral, ASU George Lea, ASU Grant Gunnell, ARIZ
Oct. 7 Jake Luton, OSU Paulson Adebo, STAN Daniel Rodriguez, OSU Drew Dalman, STAN Kayvon Thibodeaux, ORE Simi Fehoko, STAN