Monday, October 23, 2006

Pac-10: Marshawn Lynch Named Pac-10 Player of the Week

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Tailback Marshawn Lynch of California and safety Eric Frampton and punter Darryl Blunt, both of Washington State, have been named U.S. Bank Pac-10 Football Players of the Week.

Lynch, a junior from Oakland, Calif., was a pivotal performer in California's 31-24 overtime win against Washington. Lynch rushed 21 times for 150 yards (7.1-yard average) and two touchdowns, including a 22-yard touchdown run in overtime to give Cal the win. He added four receptions for 53 yards to give him 203 all-purpose yards. The California offense put up 486 yards in total offense (195 rushing, 291 passing) and had no turnovers. It marks the fourth time in eight weeks that a California player has garnered Pac-10 offensive player of the week honors.


No comments: