Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/23/14
Champs of the Week1. Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon- 377 passing yards, 6 TD’sOne week it’s De’Anthony Thomas, the next Kenjon Barner, and after that it’s Marcus Mariota. That’s just how it goes when you have the type of playmakers the Oregon Ducks have on offense. For all the attention that Barner and Thomas have garner in the headlines, Mariota has possibly been the most impressive player all season for the Ducks. For a first-year starter, Mariota has made the transition seamless after losing Darron Thomas last season. The freshman QB threw for six touchdowns in the route of Cal, a game in which the rushing attack did not perform up to its weekly standards. Mariota now has 28 TD passes on the year to only five interceptions.2. Wisconsin Rushing Attack- 564 rushing yards, 7 TD’sThis time it wasn’t just Montee Ball and James White. Everyone got into the act for the Badgers in the 62-14 rout of Indiana. With questions surrounding the starting quarterback position, Wisconsin once again di...
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