Pac-12 QBs get recognized

Pac-12 QBs put up good numbers this week, and a couple of awards for QBs recognized them.

This week's eight Manning Award Stars of the Week are (you can vote for your favorite here):

Matt Barkley, USC

(23-of-30, 187 yards, 6 TDs, 1 INT)

On his 22nd birthday, Barkley matched his own school record with six touchdown passes as he led the Trojans to a 42-29 victory over Syracuse at the Meadowlands in New Jersey.

Kolton Browning, UL-Monroe

(42-of-67, 412 yards, 3 TDs, 1 INT)

Browning leads the Warhawks to a shocking upset of No. 8 Arkansas by converting a fourth down with a TD pass to force overtime and then on another fourth down play, he sprints through an open hole for a 16-yard game-winning touchdown in the extra session.

B.J. Daniels, USF

(22-of-40, 363 yards, 3 TDs, 0 INT)

Daniels has a huge day and caps it off by throwing a 56-yard touchdown pass with 38 seconds left to lift the Bulls to a thrilling 32-31 comeback win over Nevada on the road.

Brett Hundley, UCLA

(21-of-33, 305 yards, 4 TDs, 0 INT)

The freshman quarterback made a memorable Rose Bowl debut, adding 53 rushing yards to his impressive passing numbers, as the Bruins upset No. 16 Nebraska.

Collin Klein, Kansas State

(9-of-11, 210 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT)

Klein averages an impressive 19.1 yards per attempt and also rushes for 71 yards and three touchdowns as the Wildcats crush Miami, 52-13.

Denard Robinson, Michigan

(14-of-25, 208 yards, 2 TDs, 1 INT)

“Shoelace” becomes the first player in NCAA history with three games with 200 yards passing and rushing as he runs for 218 yards, including scores of 79- and 58-yards, to lift the Wolverines to a tough 31-25 victory over Air Force.

Munchie Legaux, Cincinnati

(14-of-28, 205 yards, 2 TDs, 0 INT)

New Orleans native Legaux also uses his legs, running for a game-high 117 yards (on just six carries) to lead the Bearcats to a 34-10 Big East victory over Pitt in their season opener.

Dylan Thompson, South Carolina

(21-of-37, 330 yards, 3 TDs, 0 INT)

Filling in for injured starter Connor Shaw, Thompson throws a 53-yard completion on his first pass en route to a near-flawless performance in a 48-10 win over East Carolina.

Kolton Browning of Louisiana-Monroe is the Davey O'Brien Quarterback of the Week. Here are the honorable mentions.

Matt Barkley, USC, Pac-12

Brett Hundley, UCLA, Pac-12

Chuckie Keeton, Utah State, Pac-12

Collin Klein, Kansas State, Big 12

Braxton Miller, Ohio State, Big Ten

Aaron Murray, Georgia, SEC

Denard Robinson, Michigan, Big Ten

Matt Scott, Arizona, Pac-12

The first round of the Davey O’Brien Fan Vote (at www.VoteOBrien.org) is now open. The Fan Vote counts as 5% during each round of voting.