OFFENSIVE BACK--Riley Skinner, Wake Forest, QB, 6-1, 250, Jr. Jacksonville, Fla.
Skinner completed 27 of 36 passes (75%) for 220 yards, no interceptions and a career-high three touchdowns in leading the Deacons to a 41-13 season-opening win at Baylor last Thursday. Skinner also earned his 19th win as a starting quarterback for the Deacons, becoming the winningest QB in school history.
OFFENSIVE LINEMAN--Andrew Gardner, Georgia Tech, G, 6-6, 297, Sr., Tyrone, Ga.
Georgia Tech rushed for a league-best 349 yards and produced 484 yards of total offense. The four-year senior was instrumental to the effort, making his 40th consecutive start after adjusting to head coach Paul Johnson's new blocking schemes.
CO- DEFENSIVE LINEMAN--Spencer Adkins, Miami, ILB, 5-11, 235, Sr., Naples, Fla.
Adkins helped a Miami defense that held Charleston Southern to 126 total yards and 49 rushing yards.
E.J. Wilson, North Carolina, DE, 6-2, 280, Jr., Lawrenceville, Va.
Junior E.J. Wilson posted eight tackles, including three for loss in North Carolina's 35-27 victory over McNeese State.
DEFENSIVE BACK--Stephan Virgil, Virginia Tech, CB, 5-11, 177, Jr., Rocky Mount, N.C. In Saturday's loss to East Carolina, Virgil scored eight of the Hokies' 22 points. Virgil opened the Virginia Tech scoring by snatching up a ECU fumble and rumbling 30 yards for a touchdown to put the Hokies up 7-0. In the third quarter, Virgil snatched up a blocked extra point and took it 90 yards for a defensive PAT.
SPECIALIST--Brandon Tate, North Carolina, WR/KR, 6-1, 195, Sr., Burlington, N.C.
Tate posted a new UNC school record with 397 all-purpose yards on Saturday night against McNeese St. The Tar Heel senior achieved the feat with only 11 touches, averaging more than 36 yards per touch.
ROOKIE--Jacory Harris, Miami, QB, 6-4, 175, Fr., Miami, Fla.
Harris started his first collegiate game and completed 16-of-26 passes for 190 yards while accounting for two touchdowns - one through the air and one on the ground -- in leading Miami to a 52-7 win over Charleston Southern.