Week 9 Maxwell Award Elite
USC WR Marqise Lee was dominant against Arizona with 16 catches, a Pac-12 record 345 receiving yards, 123 return yards, and two receiving touchdowns earning him Pac-12 Player of the Week. Lee now has five games of ten or more receptions, and has already eclipsed last year’s mark of 73 catches; Lee has 76 receptions for 1,129 yards and ten touchdowns, and ranks second in the nation in all three categories.
In a last second win over Arizona State, UCLA RB Johnathan Franklin shined the entire game with 164 rushing yards and two touchdowns averaging 6.3 yards per carry. With that game Franklin surpassed 1,000 rushing yards as he now has six games of 100 rushing yards or more on the season.
After beating Auburn, in another huge performance Texas A&M QB Johnny Manziel received his fifth SEC Freshman Player of the Week award. Manziel went 16-23 with 260 yards and two touchdowns, while on the ground running the ball nine times for 90 yards and three touc...