Game MVP Game Ball
Chazz Anderson: QB
While most of the talk was about the other redshirt freshman quarterback, Chazz Anderson went about his business just as he has since arriving on campus a little over a year ago. Friday night
Offensive Game Balls
The Bearcats running game showed up against
Brian Kelly: Head Coach
As we wrote early in the week Brian Kelly was no stranger to having a redshirt freshman take over his offense. The head coach did a great job of getting
With a first time starter in Hoffman in the starting lineup, the Bearcats offensive line helped the team power to over 200 yards rushing. One downside was the three sacks given up but overall anytime you can put a new piece of the puzzle in place and have success is a major positive. Hoffman will learn from this experience and help give the Bearcats more depth along the line.
Defensive Game Balls
Torry Cornett: LB
Cornett was all over the field on Friday night and it showed up in the team’s defensive stats as he recorded 9 total tackles with one for a loss and also a pass breakup. This was Cornett’s best game of his college career.
Mike Mickens: CB
The senior again did a great job of helping in run support picking up 9 total tackles to go with an interception and two pass breakups.
Corey Smith: LB
The senior was also flying all over the field and posted 6 total tackles with one for a loss and two pass breakups.
The talk of the week was the lack of solid play from the safety position. Webster had shown early in his career that he could be a big-time player at the position before going down with a knee injury. This is the first time the
The trio placed pressure on the
Special Teams Game Balls
Kevin Huber: P
The senior again showed why he’s one if not the best punter in the country with an average of 43.5 yards and 2 punts trapped inside the twenty yard line.
Connor Barwin: Punt Block
Barwin's block and almost block place the first points on the board and set the tone for the rest of the special teams on the night.
McCafferty made one of the most aggressive tackles when he body slammed one of the