Receiver Marqise Lee and linebacker Hayes Pullard of USC and Utah kicker Coleman Petersen have been named Pac-12 Players of the Week.
From the official release:
Lee, a freshman from Inglewood, Calif., had 325 all-purpose yards in USC’s 38-35 win at Oregon. He had eight catches for a career-high 187 yards, including a 59-yard touchdown to open the Trojans’ scoring. Lee also had six kickoff returns for 134 yards and four rushing yards. On the year, he has 60 receptions for 919 yards (15.3 average) with nine touchdowns and nine kickoff returns for 262 yards (29.1 average) with one touchdown.
Pullard, a redshirt freshman from Inglewood, Calif., had a game-best 14 tackles with two sacks and a forced fumble while playing all 82 defensive snaps for USC. He was part of the Trojan defense that held Oregon to 209 rushing yards, 83 yards under its season average. Pullard is second on the team in tackles this season with 62, including 5.5 for losses with 3.5 sacks.
Petersen, a junior from Sandy, Utah, made a 38-yard field goal in overtime to lift Utah to a 30-27 victory over Washington State. He went 3-for-3 in field goals, including a 33-yarder and a 45-yard kick that gave Utah its first lead, 13-10. Petersen was also 3-for-3 in extra points.
Also Nominated (Defense): Shaquille Richardson, ARIZ; Mychal Kendricks, CAL; Scott Crichton, OSU; A.J. Tarpley, STAN; Mo Lee, UTAH.
Also Nominated (Special Teams): Mike Manuel, CAL; T.J. McDonald, USC.