SportsPac12 Players of the Week (Week 3)

The top offensive, defensive, and freshman players as chosen by our senior football writers
Our three senior football writers—Dane Miller, Jack Follman, and Nick Bartlett—will be choosing an Offensive, Defensive, and Freshman Player of the Week throughout the 2020 football season.

They submit their selections before the official Pac-12 Players of the Week are released to keep their choices independent, based on the nominations of student broadcasters and writers through our partnership with Dash Sports TV.

You’ll find their nominations tabulated, along with both the SportsPac12 and Pac-12 selections, in tables at the bottom of the page.

— Offensive Player of the Week —

Jermar Jefferson, Junior Running Back, Oregon State

Oregon State’s Jermar Jefferson races 75 yards for a score against Cal. | Amanda Loman/AP Photo
Jermar Jefferson rushed for 196 yards on 18 carries in Oregon State’s 31-27 win over Cal, his third-highest single-game total. Jefferson’s performance was highlighted by a 75-yard rushing score on the first play from scrimmage, the longest run of his career.

— Defensive Player of the Week —

Jordan Happle, Senior Safety, Oregon

Oregon’s Jordan Happle celebrates his interception vs. UCLA on Saturday. | Josh Heim/
Jordan Happle returned a game-changing interception 58 yards for a touchdown on the final play of the first half in Oregon’s  38-35 win over UCLA. He also recorded a career-high 11 tackles for the Ducks, six of them solo stops.

— Freshman Player of the Week —

Dylan Morris, Freshman Quarterback, Washington

Washington’s Dylan Morris prepares to throw against Arizona. | Elaine Thompson/AP Photo
Dylan Morris completed 15 of 25 passes for 230 yards and two touchdowns with no interceptions to lead the Huskies to a 22-27 win over Arizona. His first carer touchdown came in the first drive of the game, a 65-yard toss to Puka Nacua.

Week 3 Comparative Players of the Week (SportsPac12 & Pac-12 Conference)

1SportsPac12Jarek BroussardTalanoa HufangaJayden de Laura
Pac-12 ConferenceJarek BroussardMerlin RobertsonJayden de Laura
2SportsPac12Tyler ShoughAvery RobertsAyden Hector
Pac-12 ConferenceSam NoyerNate LandmanAyden Hector
3SportsPac12Jermar JeffersonJordan HappleDylan Morris
Pac-12 ConferenceJermar JeffersonJordan HappleDylan Morris
4SportsPac12Jermar JeffersonElijah MoldenDylan Morris
Pac-12 ConferenceJermar JeffersonNate LandmanDylan Morris
5SportsPac12Jarek BroussardAvery RobertsTy Jordan
Pac-12 ConferenceJarek BroussardKuony DengTy Jordan
6SportsPac12Ty Jordan Talanoa HufangaTy Jordan
Pac-12 ConferenceKedon SlovisTalanoa HufangaTy Jordan
7SportsPac12Simi FehokoJamal HillTy Jordan
Pac-12 ConferenceSimi FehokoEvan FieldsTy Jordan

Week 3 Nominations from Dash Sports TV Student Broadcasters and Writers

ArizonaGrant GunnellRoy LopezMa'jon WrightJacob Mennuti & Ryan Wohl
CalKekoa Crawford Cam Goode Brian Driscoll Jasper Kenzo Sundeen & Shailin Singh
OregonDevon Williams Jordan Happle Noah SewellMichael Strite & Izzy La Rue
OSUJemar JeffersonAkili Arnold Akili Arnold Gus Light & Morgan Heffelfinger
UCLADemetric Felton Osa Odighizuwa Luke Akers Sam Connon & Jack Perez
USCTyler Vaughns Kana'i Mauga Bru McCoySam Arslanian & Nathan Ackerman
UtahTy JordanNephi SewellTy JordanSammy Mora & Cole Bagley
WashingtonCade Otton Edefuan UlofoshioDylan MorrisNathan Mathisen & Joseph Claypoole

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