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Oregon's Verone McKinley III wins Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week after recording 2 interceptions

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Oct 14, 2019
After becoming just the second FBS freshman with two interceptions in a game, and helping Oregon hold its fifth consecutive opponent to single-digit points en route 45-3 win over Colorado, Ducks cornerback Verone McKinley III wins Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week honors for Week 7. He added a career-high five tackles to the performance, including four in the first half, and also tipped a pass that resulted in another Oregon INT. Saturday's win marked the first time since 1958 that Oregon has held five straight opponents under 10 points.