Pac-12 Performance Awards, presented by Nextiva – Football Week 12

SAN FRANCISCO – The Pac-12 right now introduced its 2022 soccer season’s twelfth weekly efficiency awards, presented by Nextiva. See under for Week 12’s recognitions throughout the Conference and hold monitor of the 2022 Offensive Player of the Year watchlist right here:

OFFENSE: Caleb Williams, So., QB, USC (Washington, DC)

  • Leading Heisman Trophy candidate Caleb Williams went 32-of-43 for a profession-excessive 470 yards and a pair of TDs and rushed for 33 yards on 8 carries with 1 TD to steer the Trojans to victory over crosstown rival UCLA 48-45 within the Rose Bowl .
  • Williams’ 503 whole yards set a USC single sport file. The earlier file was held by Kedon Slovis who had 502 yards versus UCLA in 2019. 503 whole yards was additionally essentially the most by any participant within the sequence’ 92-sport historical past.
  • 316 speeding yards this 12 months are essentially the most by a USC QB since Troy Winslow had 319 in 1965, and he’s 3 yards shy of essentially the most by a Trojan QB within the final 70 years when full information have been first out there (342 yards by Jim Sears in 1952; Sears performed halfback however led USC in passing that season).
  • 92.3 PFF passing grade towards UCLA.
  • Through 11 video games, Williams has 33 passes TD and three INT. He is 250-for-385 (.649) for 3,480 yards. Rushed for 316 yards on 88 carries with 7 TDs. Has accounted for 40 whole touchdowns in 11 video games at USC.
  • USC’s 5 consecutive video games with 40 factors or extra are essentially the most for the reason that 2003 crew had 7 consecutive 40+ level video games.
  • No. 3 within the nation in factors answerable for per sport (21.8). No. 4 within the nation in passing TD (33) and leads the Pac-12 within the stat. No. 4 within the nation in factors answerable for (240) and whole offense (345.1). No. 6 within the nation in passing yards (3,480) and passing yards per sport (316.4). No. 8 within the nation in passing yards per completion (13.92), No. 9 within the nation in passing effectivity (167.6) and No. 11 within the nation in yards per go try (9.04).
  • USC leads the nation in turnover margin (1.91) and turnovers misplaced (4). No. 2 within the nation and No. 1 within the Pac-12 in whole offense (513.0). No. 2 within the nation in third down conversion proportion (.543). No. 3 within the nation and leads the Pac-12 in scoring offense (42.7). No. 4 within the nation in passing offense (330.8). No. 6 within the nation and No. 1 within the Pac-12 in crew passing effectivity (168.47). USC additionally leads the Pac-12 Conference in passing yards per completion (13.89).
  • Williams is at present No. 12 on USC’s Single Season Passing Leaders record with 250 completions and is on tempo to change into USC’s all-time single season passing chief. Former Trojan Cody Kessler, at present holds the file for the bottom charge of interceptions in a season with 1.1% (5 in 452 makes an attempt in the course of the 2014 season). Williams is on tempo to overhaul that file since he’s at present at 0.8% (3 in 385 makes an attempt). Currently tied for highest passing effectivity score in a single USC season with Kedon Slovis (2019) at 167.6. Now has 3,796 whole offensive yards which ranks 4th on USC’s single-season whole yards record.
  • His efficiency this week propelled USC to be No. 5 in each the AP Poll and the USA Today Coaches Poll.
  • Maxwell Award Semifinalist and Davey O’Brien Award Semifinalist. He is a member of the All-State Good Works Team and is up for Team Captain.
  • 2nd time successful this award this season, turning into the 4th totally different Pac-12 QB to win this award a number of occasions this season. 1st Trojan to earn this honor twice in the identical season since QB Kedon Slovis in 2019.

Also nominated: Bo NixQB, Oregon; Dalton KincaidTE, Utah; Damien MartinezRB, Oregon State; Dorian SingerWR, Arizona; Michael EzekielTE, UCLA; Wayne TaulapapaRB, Washington

Check out the 2022 Offensive Player of the Year Watchlist, presented by Nextiva, to study extra.

DEFENSE: Bennett Williams, Sr., DB, Oregon (Campbell, Calif.)

  • Led Oregon to a 20-17 win over No. 10 Utah with 2 interceptions and a season-excessive 14 tackles.
  • 2nd profession multi-interception sport, giving him 8 profession picks (5 at Oregon). The second choose helped seal Oregon’s win late within the 4th quarter
  • Matched his profession-excessive with 14 tackles, essentially the most by a Duck this season. First double-digit deal with efficiency as a Duck, and third of his profession.
  • Earned a strong 76.8 defensive grade from Pro Football Focus, together with a 76.2 protection grade.
  • 2nd time n his profession that Williams has gained this award, taking it house in Week 4 final season. 2nd time within the final 3 weeks an Oregon defensive participant has gained this award with Christian Gonzalez successful in Week 10.

Also nominated: Daniel ScottS, California; Jackson SirmonILB, California; Sam Lockett IIIS, Washington State; Gunner MaldonadoS, Arizona; Skyler ThomasDB, Oregon State; Karen ReidLB, Utah; Shane LeeILB, USC

SPECIAL TEAMS: Joshua Karty, Jr., PK, Stanford (Burlington, NC)

  • Made a 61-yard area objective as time expired, setting a brand new college file. The area objective was 5 yards longer than every other area objective made on the FBS stage this season.
  • 2nd longest area objective in Pac-12 historical past (Jason Hanson, WSU, 62-yarder in 1991) and longest in a convention sport. 61 yards is a Big Game file and tied for sixth longest in FBS since not less than 1996.
  • 16-for-16 on the season on area objectives with 12 makes of 40+ yards
  • Becomes 4th participant in convention historical past to win Special Teams Player of the Week 4 occasions in the identical season becoming a member of Utah’s Matt Gay in 2018, Arizona State’s Zane Gonzalez in 2016 (Lou Groza Award winner that season) and Cal’s Doug Brien in 1991.

Also nominated: Camden LewisOkay, Oregon; Dario LonghettoPK, California; Luke Loecher, P, Oregon State; Tyler LoopOkay, Arizona

OFFENSIVE LINE: Andrew Vorhees, RS Sr., LG, USC (Kingsburg, Calif.)

  • Vorhees’ go blocking was a vital piece of QB Caleb Williams’ excellent efficiency to permit him to go 32-of-43 for a profession-excessive 470 yards and a pair of TDs to steer the Trojans to victory over crosstown rival UCLA 48-45 within the Rose Bowl.
  • His run blocking allowed 3 totally different Trojans to attain speeding touchdowns: Austin Jones with 2, and Caleb Williams and Darwin Barlow with 1 every. Jones recorded a season-excessive 120 speeding yards on 21 carries. Williams rushed for 33 yards on 8 carries with 1 TD. His 316 speeding yards this 12 months are essentially the most by a USC QB since Troy Winslow had 319 in 1965, and he’s 3 yards shy of essentially the most by a Trojan QB within the final 70 years when full information have been first out there (342 yards by Jim Sears in 1952; Sears performed halfback however led USC in passing that season).
  • Williams’ 503 whole yards set a USC sport file. The earlier file was held by Kedon Slovis who had 502 yards versus UCLA in 2019. His 503 whole yards was additionally essentially the most by any participant within the sequence? 92-sport historical past.
  • Per PFF, Vorhees had a go blocking grade of 84.5 towards UCLA. Also per PFF, Vorhees is the No. 6 graded guard within the nation with over 600 snaps.
  • Just the 2nd USC participant to earn this honor for the reason that award was created previous to the 2019 season. Austin Jackson gained it in Week 2 of the 2019 season.

Also nominated: Jackson Kirkland, LG, Washington; Taliese FugaRT, Oregon State; Ryan WalkC, Oregon

DEFENSIVE LINE: Tuli Tuipulotu, Jr., DL, USC (Hawthorne, Calif.)

  • Collected 6 tackles with 1.5 for loss for five yards in USC’s 48-45 victory over crosstown rival UCLA within the Rose Bowl.
  • Finalist for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy and the Rotary Lombardi Award. By advantage of being named a Nagurski finalist, Tuipulotu will make the FWAA All-American First Team and can change into USC’s 171st All-American first teamer.
  • Semifinalist for the Lott IMPACT Trophy and a semifinalist for the Chuck Bednarik Award.
  • He is No. 3 within the nation in sacks (1.00) and leads the Pac-12 Conference. Tuipulotu’s 11.5 sacks are essentially the most in a single season at USC since Kenechi Udeze set the Trojans’ file with 16.5 in 2003. He can be No. 4 within the nation in tackles for loss (1.7) and leads the Pac-12.
  • Becomes the primary participant to win this honor 4 occasions in a single season for the reason that award was created previous to the 2019 season.

Also nominated: Casey RogersDL, Oregon; Gabe ReidDE, Utah; Ron Stone JrEDGE, Washington State; Cory StoverOLB, Oregon State

FRESHMAN: Damien Martinez, Fr., RB, Oregon State ((*12*), Texas)

  • Topped 100 yards speeding for the fifth consecutive sport, turning into the first OSU again to take action since Steven Jackson in 2003.
  • Ran for two touchdowns within the win at Arizona State.
  • 57 of his 138 speeding yards got here after contact.
  • 10 of his 22 carries went for first downs or touchdowns within the win.
  • Has 722 yards speeding over his final 6 video games.
  • Needs simply 133 yards to have the fourth 1,000-yard effort by a freshman in OSU historical past.
  • OSU gained 31-7 for the first time since 2009 and simply the 2nd time since 1969
  • 2nd time successful this season, additionally taking house the honors in Week 8. 1st Oregon State participant to win this award a number of occasions and third participant to do it this season (Cal RB Jaydn Ott & Arizona WR Tetairoa McMillan).

Also nominated: Jayden OttRB, California; Tetairoa McMillanWR, Arizona; Fa’alili Fa’amoeRT, Washington State; Raleek BrownRB, USC; Simote PepaDT, Utah

Date Offensive Defensive Special Teams Offensive
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Sept. 6 Jayden de Laura, Arizona Jaydon Grant, Oregon State Carter Brown, Arizona State Brandon Kipper, Oregon State Jalen Harris, Arizona Jayden Ott, California
Sept. 12 Caleb Williams, USC Kitan Oladapo, Oregon State Renard Bell, Washington State Jarrett Kingston, Washington State Tuli Tuipulotu, USC Jayden Ott, California
Sept. 19 Michael Penix Jr., Washington Daiyan Henley, Washington State Nicholas Barr-Mira, UCLA Troy Fautanu, Washington Hunter Echols, Arizona & Brandon Dorlus, Oregon Ja’Lynn Polk, Washington
Sept. 26 Jayden Ott, California Laiatu Latu, UCLA Peyton Henry, Washington Ben Coleman, California Mase Funa, Oregon Jayden Ott, California
October 3 Dorian Thompson-Robinson, UCLA Clark Phillips III, Utah Joshua Carty, Stanford TJ Bass, Oregon Brandon Dorlus, Oregon Tetairoa McMillan, Arizona
October 10 Dorian Thompson-Robinson, UCLA Tuli Tuipulotu, USC Carter Brown, Arizona State TJ Bass, Oregon Tuli Tuipulotu, USC Jaylen Jenkins, Washington State
October 17 Cameron Rising, Utah Jonathan McGill, Stanford Joshua Carty, Stanford Braeden Daniels, Utah Jeremiah Martin, Washington Tetairoa McMillan, Arizona
October 24 Beau Nix, Oregon Alex Austin, Oregon State Joshua Carty, Stanford Alex Forsyth, Oregon Bralen Trice, Washington Damien Martinez, Oregon State
October 31 Beau Nix, Oregon Bryson Shaw, USC Jordyn Tyson, Colorado Malaesala Aumavae-Laulu, Oregon DJ Johnson, Oregon Jordyn Tyson, Colorado
Nov. 7 Beau Nix, Oregon Christian Gonzalez, Oregon Peyton Henry, Washington Jon Gaines II, UCLA Tuli Tuipulotu, USC Jaden Hicks, Washington State
Nov. 14 Michael Penix Jr., Washington Tuli Tuipulotu, USC Peyton Henry, Washington Corey Luciano, Washington Brennan Jackson, Washington State Jacob Manu, Arizona
Nov. 21 Caleb Williams, USC Bennett Williams, Oregon Joshua Carty, Stanford Andrew Voorhees, USC Tuli Tuipulotu, USC Damien Martinez, Oregon State

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