Sio Moore, LB, Connecticut: Moore had 17 tackles, three of them for loss, and two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries in the Huskies' 16-13 overtime victory over West Virginia.
Derrell Smith, LB, Syracuse: Smith had a 60-yard interception return and a fumble recovery in the Orange's 31-7 win at Cincinnati.
Jabaal Sheard, DE, Pittsburgh: Sheard had two forced fumbles and two sacks in the Panthers' 20-3 win over Louisville.
Delone Carter, RB, Syracuse: Carter ran 19 times for 109 yards in the Orange victory.
Doug Marrone, head coach, Syracuse: Marrone is loathe to accept much congratulation right now lest his team lose focus. But he and his staff deserve recognition for getting the Orange to six wins and assuring the team's first non-losing season since 2004.