Abey, Palmore and Moehring Honored
Oct. 9, 2017
Junior quarterback Zach Abey, senior outside linebacker D.J. Palmore and junior kicker Bennett Moehring were honored for their performance in Navy’s 48-45 win over Air Force.
Abey was named a Davey O’Brien Award Great 8 performer and a Manning Award Star of the Week for his four-touchdown performance against the Falcons. Abey rushed for 214 yards and two touchdowns on 29 carries and threw two touchdown passes, including the game winner to Tyler Carmona with 15 seconds left.
Abey was one of three American Athletic Conference quarterbacks to make both lists joining Riley Ferguson of Memphis and McKenzie Milton of UCF.
Navy fans can vote for Abey for the O’Brien Award here. You can vote once per day: http://www.voteobrien.org/
Navy fans can vote for Abey for the Manning Award here: https://www.facebook.com/pg/allstatesugarbowl/photos/tab=album&album_id=10159321961945459
Palmore is one of five players nominated for the Lott IMPACT Player of the Week award. Palmore recovered two Air Force fumbles that led to Navy touchdowns, had three tackles for a loss, a sack and six tackles to lead the Navy defense.
Navy fans can vote for Palmore here: http://lottimpacttrophy.org/vote/
Moehring was named the American Athletic Conference Special Teams Player of the Week for making both field goal attempts and all six of his extra-points to account for 12 points in Navy’s three-point win.