Oct. 17, 2012
ECAC Football Players of the Week (for week ending October 13, 2012)
Football Players of the Week (for week ending October 13, 2012)
Division I Bowl Subdivision
Offensive Player of the Week
Keenan Reynolds – U.S. Naval Academy
Freshman, Quarterback, Antioch, Tenn.
Freshman quarterback Keenan Reynolds, making his first-career start, threw for 134 yards and three touchdowns while running for 59 yards in leading Navy to a 31-13 victory over Central Michigan. Reynolds was the first freshman to start at quarterback at Navy since Jim Kubiak in 1991 and his three touchdowns passes were the most by a Navy quarterback since Chris McCoy threw three against Colgate in 1997.
Defensive Player of the Week
Khaseem Greene – Rutgers University
Senior, Linebacker, Elizabeth, NJ
Greene, who was chosen as the Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week Sunday, had a game-high 14 tackles with 1.5 sacks, three forced fumbles and an interception in Rutgers’ 23-15 win against Syracuse, keeping the Scarlet Knights unbeaten on the season. He led a defense that limited Syracuse to 62 rushing yards and forced four Orange turnovers.
Special Teams Player of the Week
Brandon McManus – Temple University
Senior, Kicker/Punter, Hatfield, Pa.
McManus helped Temple to its first 2-0 start in BIG EAST play in the Owls’ 19-16 overtime win at Connecticut. He hit a 29-yard field goal in overtime to end the game, scored five points, averaged 42.6 yards on eight punts and put all three of his kickoffs in the end zone. McManus leads the BIG EAST in punting (44.9 avg.) and is third in the conference in scoring, second among kickers, at 7.8 ppg.