October 28, 2007

Beavers break defensive points record



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Although the Beaver defense has been strong all season, this was the first
week where the defense earned a solid "A" grade and set a record for
the total number of defensive points. The Beavers also claimed the top spot
in the nation in rush defense this week after holding Stanford to -8
yards rushing
. Also helping the cause, the Beavers caused four turnovers,
including two interceptions on the afternoon.


GIANTKILLER
STONE AWARD
:Derrick Doggett



DEFENSIVE LINEMAN MVP: Dorian Smith

LINEBACKER MVP: Joey LaRocque

SECONDARY MVP: Brandon Hughes



Notes: Although Brandon Hughes edged him out in the points category,
Tim Clark receives an honorable
mention for his performance against the Cardinal. After making his first start
two weeks ago against Cal, Clark is proving to be a dangerous weapon in the
secondary for the Beavers.














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WEEKLY AWARDS

WEEK GIANTKILLER DEFENSIVE LINE LINEBACKER SECONDARY
Utah Al Afalava Dorian Smith Joey LaRocque Brandon Hughes
Cincinnati Slade Norris Jeff Van Orsow Joey LaRocque Daniel Drayton
Idaho State Derrick Doggett Victor Butler Alan Darlin Greg Laybourn
Arizona State Al Afalava Victor Butler Derrick Doggett Brandon Hughes
U.C.L.A. Greg Laybourn Dorian Smith Joey LaRocque Brandon Hughes