Pac-12 Football Players of the Week - Week 11

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OFFENSE: Kedon Slovis, Fr., QB, USC (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
• Was 29-of-39 for a career-best 432 yards with 4 TDs (8, 8, 58, 95 yards). 
• All of his TDs were in the first quarter when he completed 15-of-17 passes (including his first 11) for 297 yards to help USC to a 28-7 lead.
• The 95-yard TD was the longest at USC since a school record 97-yarder in 1996.

Also nominated: Salvon Ahmed, WASH; Laviska Shenault, COLO; Joey Yellen, ASU.

DEFENSE: Edefuan Ulofoshio, R-Fr., LB, Washington (Anchorage, Alaska) 
• Ulofoshio came off the bench to lead the Washington defense to a dominant performance in the Huskies' 19-7 win at Oregon State.
• OSU entered the game averaging 33.6 points and 431.0 yards per game, but were limited to 7 points (which were actually scored by the OSU defense on a pick-six) and just 119 yards of total offense.
• Ulofoshio, mainly a special teamer prior to last Friday, entered the game with a total of 11 tackles (and no sacks or TFLs) on the season but, after an injury to a starting linebacker, filled the gap and led the Huskies with nine tackles in the game, including one and a half sacks for losses totaling 12 yards.
• In the second half of the game, Ulofoshio and the Dawgs defense limited the Beavers to just eight yards of total offense and no first downs as OSU went three-and-out five times. 

Also nominated: Davion Taylor, COLO.

SPECIAL TEAMS: Evan Price, R-Fr., PK, Colorado (Evergreen, Colo.)
• Scored 10 points, making good on all three field goal attempts and his lone PAT kick. 
• His 23-yard field goal tied the game at 13-13 with 7:34 to go, and then he kicked the game winner from 37 yards as time expired
• It's CU's third field goal in history to win a game as time expired, the first since 2007 versus Oklahoma. 
• He is the first freshman in school history to be involved in a game winning score in the final two minutes in school history (Mason Crosby made a 23-yard field goal to send the game into overtime that CU eventually beat Kansas, 50-47, in 2003). 
• He is now 7-of-8 in his career on field goals. 
• He was told Thursday prior to the game that he would be the placekicker, as regular James Stefanou has a hip injury.

Also nominated: Brandon Aiyuk, ASU; Ben Griffiths, USC; Daniel Rodriguez, OSU.

OFFENSIVE LINE: Arlington Hambright, Gr., OL, Colorado (Ypsilanti, Mich.)
• In CU's 16-13 win over Stanford that snapped a five-game losing streak, Hambright played all 71 snaps at left tackle, grading out to a season-best 88.7 percent. 
• He had eight knockdowns and a touchdown block in helping CU rush for 172 yards (181 without one sack, averaging 4.5 per rush); 40 yards over Stanford's season average on defense.

DEFENSIVE LINE: Joe Tryon, So., DE, Washington (Renton, Wash.)
• Led a suffocating Husky pass rush Friday in the Huskies' 19-7 win at Oregon State, finishing the game with seven total tackles, four-and-a-half tackles for loss (for 26 yards) and two sacks (for 18 yards).
• It marked the second week in a row that Tryon tallied two sacks in a game. He now ranks 3rd in the Pac-12 in sacks, and second in conference games. 
• OSU entered the game averaging 33.6 points and 431.0 yards per game, but were limited to 7 points (which were actually scored by the OSU defense on a pick-six), just 119 yards of total offense and six first downs.
• In the second half of the game, Tryon and the Dawgs defense limited the Beavers to just eight yards of total offense and no first downs as OSU went three-and-out five times.

Also nominated: Christian Rector, USC.

FRESHMAN: Kenan Christon, Fr., TB, USC (San Diego, Calif.)
• Christon, a fifth stringer at the start of the year who was playing just his fourth ever game, got his first career start and responded with 144 all-purpose yards. 
• He had 62 yards on 20 carries and 82 yards on 4 catches with 2 TDs (8 and 58 yards, dragging defenders the last 20 yards on his second TD).

Also nominated: Omar Speights, OSU; Joey Yellen, ASU; Evan Price, COLO.

  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
Oct. 14 Brandon Aiyuk, ASU Verone McKinley III, ORE Lucas Havrisik, ARIZ Penei Sewell, ORE Ryan Bowman, WASH Jayden Daniels, ASU
Oct. 21 Justin Herbert, ORE Bradlee Anae, UTAH Daniel Rodriguez, OSU Calvin Throckmorton, ORE Bradlee Anae, UTAH Kyle Philips, UCLA
Oct. 28 CJ Verdell, ORE Paulson Adebo, STAN Camden Lewis, ORE Shane Lemieux, ORE Leki Fotu, UTAH Kedon Slovis, USC
Nov. 4 Tyler Huntley, UTAH Brady Breeze, ORE Mykael Wright, ORE Calvin Throckmorton, ORE John Penisini, UTAH Omar Speights, OSU
Nov. 11 Kedon Slovis, USC Edefuan Ulofoshio, WASH Evan Price, COLO Arlington Hambright, COLO Joe Tryon, WASH Kenan Christon, USC
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