Here’s the American Athletic Conference winners of the weekly football honors for the 10th week of the college football season.
AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Gary Nova • Jr. • QB • Rutgers • Elmwood Park, N.J.
Nova led Rutgers on a 72-yard drive, capped by a 33-yard touchdown pass with 35 seconds left, to help the Scarlet Knights rally past Temple 23-20. Nova finished the day 27-for-38 for 371 yards and three touchdowns, including two fourth-quarter TD passes that gave Rutgers the lead. Nova was 5-for-7 for 72 yards on the game-winning drive as the Scarlet Knights took over on their own 28-yard line with 1:50 left in regulation.
AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Zach Edwards • Fr. • S • Cincinnati • Middletown, Ohio
Edwards helped Cincinnati improve to 3-1 in the American Athletic Conference as he led a Bearcat defense that limited Memphis to 232 yards of offense in a 34-21 win. Edwards had a game-high 11 tackles, including one tackle for loss, and had a fumble recovery that led to a Cincinnati touchdown on the following play. Edwards has 38 tackles with two interceptions in his freshman season.
AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Marvin Kloss • Jr. • K • USF • Naples, Fla.
Kloss scored 11 points and extended his streak of consecutive field goals made to 13 in the Bulls’ 35-23 loss to Houston. Kloss connected on field goals of 50, 49 and 39 yards and was 2-for-2 on PATs to account for nearly half of USF’s scoring against the Cougars. Kloss leads the American Athletic Conference with 13 field goals and he has not missed a kick since the first game of the season.
WEEKLY HONOR ROLL
Anthony McClung • Sr. • WR • Cincinnati • Indianapolis, Ind.
Had nine receptions for 98 yards and a touchdown in a 34-21 win at Memphis.
Kenneth Farrow • So. • RB • Houston • Hurst, Texas
Had six carries for 51 yards and a touchdown and five receptions for 24 yards and another score in a 35-23 win against USF.
Trevon Stewart • So. • S • Houston • Patterson, La.
Had 10 tackles and an interception in a 35-23 win against USF.
Leonte Carroo • So. • WR • Rutgers • Edison, N.J.
Had seven receptions for 147 yards and two fourth-quarter touchdowns in a 23-20 win against Temple.
Mike White • Fr. • QB • USF • Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Completed 26 of 41 passes for 311 yards and two touchdowns in a 35-23 loss at Houston in his first career start.