Originally posted on Bearcats Blog  |  Last updated 11/25/13
photo via Go Bearcats For the second time this season, Cincinnati quarterback Brendon Kay has been named the American offensive player of the week. Kay also won the award after Cincinnati beat Temple. Brendon was 29-50 for 386 yards and 2 TDs, along with running for 38 yards and another score. You can see running like the wind in the photo. It's a well deserved honor for Kay. He probably could have won it either of the last couple weeks, but this was a good one too. Bearcats defensive end Silverberry Mouhon was named to the honor roll. Good job by him. Here's the whole release from the American: PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The American Athletic Conference has announced the winners of the league's weekly football honors for the 13th week of the college football season.   AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Brendon Kay • Sr. • QB • Cincinnati • Marine City, Mich. Kay helped Cincinnati remain a half-game out of first place in the American Athletic Conference standings as the Bearcats were 24-17 winners at Houston. Kay completed 29 of 50 passes for 386 yards and two touchdowns and added a 14-yard rushing touchdown to stake Cincinnati to a 24-7 third-quarter lead. The performance was Kay's fourth 300-yard game of the season and the fifth of his career. He has thrown for 2,799 yards and 22 touchdowns this season.   AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Yawin Smallwood • Jr. • LB • UConn • Worcester, Mass. Smallwood helped UConn pick up its first win of the season as the Huskies were 28-21 winners at Temple. He had a game-high eight tackles, including a sack and two tackles for loss, and scored the game-winning points with a 59-yard interception return for a touchdown. Smallwood ranks third in the American Athletic Conference in tackles, averaging 10.2 stops per game, and has registered his second consecutive season with 100 tackles (102 this season).   AMERICAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK Richie Leone • Sr. • P • Houston • Roswell, Ga. A semifinalist for the Ray Guy Award, Leone averaged 44.7 yards on 10 punts in Houston's 24-17 loss to Cincinnati. He had three punts of 50 or more yards and saw five downed inside the 20-yard line, including three inside the 10 and two inside the 5. Only one of the 10 punts was returned. Leone ranks fourth in the American Athletic Conference in punting average (43.1 yards).   WEEKLY HONOR ROLL Blake Bortles • Jr. • QB • UCF • Oveido, Fla. Completed 21 of 30 passes for 335 yards and rushed for 32 yards and a TD in a 41-17 win at Rutgers.   Silverberry Mouhon • So. • DE • Cincinnati • Norcross, Ga. Had six tackles, including two sacks and 2.5 tackles for loss, with a forced fumble in a 24-17 win at Houston.   Preston Brown • Sr. • LB • Louisville • Cincinnati, Ohio Had nine tackles and a 48-yard fumble return for a touchdown in a 24-17 win against Memphis   Andre Davis • Jr. • WR • USF • Tampa, Fla. Had five receptions for 113 yards in a 16-6 loss to SMU, registering his third straight 100-yard game.   Jay Scott • Sr. • S • SMU • Houston, Texas Had two fourth-quarter interceptions to go with four tackles and a pass breakup in a 16-6 win at USF.
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Ohio State hails itself as the ‘fastest team in college football’

Get a look at Shia LeBeouf as John McEnroe in Borg/McEnroe movie trailer

Draymond Green is the most efficient defender in the NBA

It’s not even June, but the San Francisco Giants are probably screwed

Odell Beckham Jr. appears to take shot at Ben McAdoo

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Report: Seahawks players feel Sherman bombshell story ‘nailed it’

Turkey: Kanter a member of terrorist group, issues warrant

Chad Johnson says Roger Goodell consulted him on touchdown celebration rule change

Kevin Durant is not to blame for the NBA’s lack of parity, and he knows it

Khloe Kardashian called out Cavs fan who mentioned ‘curse’

Warriors’ Mike Brown: Steve Kerr may be back for the Finals

Best of Yardbarker: Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines

The 'More like Whiffer, Texas Ranger...amirite?' quiz

The Rewind: Vince Carter's graduation day celebration that wasn't

Manu Ginobili gave life to the San Antonio Spurs

Stanley Cup Final: A David vs. Goliath matchup that's not as lopsided as it may appear

Why the Indianapolis 500 is called 'the greatest spectacle in racing'

The 10 best sports docs available for streaming

Box Score 5/26: Bring on the Finals

Why wait? Our too soon Cavaliers-Warriors NBA Finals preview

Kicking It: East is East, and West is West

Three Up, Three Down: Some surprises way out (NL) West

The 'Let's go to the videotape!' quiz

College Football News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Best of Yardbarker: Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines

The 'More like Whiffer, Texas Ranger...amirite?' quiz

Stanley Cup Final: A David vs. Goliath matchup that's not as lopsided as it may appear

Manu Ginobili gave life to the San Antonio Spurs

The Rewind: Vince Carter's graduation day celebration that wasn't

The 10 best sports docs available for streaming

Kicking It: East is East, and West is West

Three Up, Three Down: Some surprises way out (NL) West

The 'Let's go to the videotape!' quiz

Why the Indianapolis 500 is called 'the greatest spectacle in racing'

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker