Florida Awards Tracker: Week 6
October, 16, 2012
By Michael DiRocco | ESPN.com
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Here’s a recap of how Florida’s players on national award watch lists are faring this season:
LB Jon Bostic
LB Jon Bostic
- Watch lists: College Football Performance Award Linebacker Trophy, Butkus Award, Rotary Lombardi.
- Last week’s stats: five tackles, one sack for minus-9 yards, one forced fumble.
- Season stats: 33 tackles, three sacks for minus-17 yards, three QB hurries, one forced fumble, two pass break-ups.
- Comment: UF coach Will Muschamp said Bostic is doing a better job shedding blockers and being in position to make plays this season.
- Watch list: CFPA Running Back Trophy.
- Last week’s stats: two carries for 10 yards, one catch for 8 yards.
- Season stats: 10 carries for 109 yards and two TDs, seven catches for 74 yards.
- Comment: Burton also uncharacteristically dropped two passes against Vandy. He also had a two-point conversion run.
P Kyle Christy
Rob Foldy/Icon SMIKyle Christy is now first in the nation in punting after a huge day against South Carolina.
- Watch list: CFPA Punter Trophy
- Last week’s stats: averaged 46.2 yards on five punts.
- Season stats: averaging 46.4 yards on 29 punts, 12 inside the 20, 11 of at least 50 yards.
- Comment: Christy is sixth in the nation in punting.
- Watch lists: CFPA All-Purpose Trophy, CFPA Kickoff Returner Trophy, CFPA Wide Receiver Trophy, Biletnikoff.
- Last week’s stats: one punt return for 6 yards, two kickoff returns for 67 yards.
- Season stats: averaging 23.9 yards on 11 kickoff returns, averaging 9.1 on eight punt returns, two carries for 1 yard, one catch for 5 yards.
- Comment: Debose finally made a big play on special teams, returning a kickoff 60 yards in the fourth quarter to set up a field goal.
- Watch list: Ted Hendricks Award.
- Last week’s stats: none.
- Season stats: eight tackles, one tackle for loss, one sack for minus-5 yards, two QB hurries.
- Comment: Sat out the game with a knee injury. He’s expected to play against South Carolina.
- Watch lists: CFPA Defensive Back Trophy, Jim Thorpe Award, Bronko Nagurski Trophy.
- Last week’s stats: seven tackles.
- Season stats: 33 tackles, one sack for minus-10 yards, one interception, two pass break-ups, one forced fumble.
- Comment: Elam had another solid game and continues to make plays in both the passing and running game.
- Watch lists: Bednarik Award, Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Outland Trophy, Rotary Lombardi Award, Walter Camp Award.
- Last week’s stats: four tackles, one QB hurry.
- Season stats: 22 tackles, three QB hurries.
- Comment: He wasn’t very noticeable against Vandy, and the Gators’ defensive front got pushed around a bit.
- Watch list: Rimington Award.
- Last week’s stats: Left the game in the first quarter after suffering an injury to his right arm.
- Season stats: Gators are averaging 233.3 yards per game rushing.
- Comment: He is expected to return to the starting lineup against South Carolina.
- Watch lists: Butkus Award, Rotary Lombardi Award.
- Last week’s stats: none.
- Season stats: five tackles, one tackle for loss
- Comment: Jenkins sat out the game with a sprained hamstring but is expected to play against South Carolina.
- Watch list: Butkus Award.
- Last week’s stats: four tackles.
- Season stats: 18 tackles, two sacks for minus-10 yards, one interception, two QB hurries, one forced fumble.
- Comment: Played solidly, but didn’t make much of an impact.
- Watch lists: John Mackey Award, CFPA Tight End Trophy.
- Last week’s stats: two catches for 14 yards.
- Season stats: 21 catches for 237 yards and one TD.
- Comment: Reed is UF’s leading receiver despite being banged up this season.
- Watch lists: CFPA Placekicker Trophy, CFPA Specialist Trophy, Groza Award.
- Last week’s stats: 3-for-3 on field goals.
- Season stats: 11-for-13 on field goals, two of those are from 51 yards.
- Comment: Sturgis has made three FGs in a row after missing a 39-yarder against Kentucky.
The Early Offer: March 12
Final Washington State 45 Colorado State 48 Final 20 Fresno State 20 25 USC 45 Final Buffalo 24 San Diego State 49 Final Tulane 21 Louisiana-Lafayette 24
Final Pittsburgh 30 Bowling Green 27 Final Utah State 21 23 Northern Illinois 14
Final Marshall 31 Maryland 20 Final Syracuse 21 Minnesota 17 Final Brigham Young 16 Washington 31
Final Rutgers 16 Notre Dame 29 Final Cincinnati 17 North Carolina 39 Final Miami (FL) 9 18 Louisville 36 Final Michigan 14 Kansas State 31
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Final Arizona 42 Boston College 19 Final Virginia Tech 12 17 UCLA 42 Final Rice 7 Mississippi State 44 Final 24 Duke 48 21 Texas A&M 52
Final Nebraska 24 22 Georgia 19 Final UNLV 14 North Texas 36 Final Iowa 14 16 LSU 21 Final 19 Wisconsin 24 9 South Carolina 34 Final 5 Stanford 20 4 Michigan State 24 Final 15 UCF 52 6 Baylor 42
Final 13 Oklahoma State 31 8 Missouri 41 Final 12 Clemson 40 7 Ohio State 35