Walk Earns Pac-12 Offensive Lineman Honors
EUGENE, Ore. – After a dominating performance that saw Ryan Walk finish as the nation's second highest-graded offensive lineman, the Oregon offensive guard has been named the Pac-12 Conference Offensive Lineman of the Week.
Walk earned an 89.6 rating from Pro Football Focus (PFF) over the 58 snaps he split between right and left guard against Stanford on Saturday. Walk, who made his first career start against the Cardinal, was the top graded Pac-12 Conference offensive lineman and the No. 1 rated guard in the country. He earned a 100 percent assignment grade from the Oregon coaching staff after helping Oregon rush for a conference-best 269 yards in the opening weekend of the season.
» Named to the PFF National Team of the Week.
» Run-blocking grade of 90.2 was second highest in the country for an offensive lineman.
» Became the fourth Ducks' offensive lineman to win the honor since its inception before the 2019 season.
» Joins Penei Sewell (4), Shane Lemieux (2) and Calvin Throckmorton (2) as Ducks who have combined to win the award nine times in the 13 weeks a UO lineman could be nominated.
» Spearheaded a rushing attack that had three different Ducks rush for over 70 yards each for the first time since 2017.
» Awarded a scholarship a week before the Stanford game after spending three years as a walkon.