Florida awards tracker: Week 6
October, 9, 2012
By Michael DiRocco | ESPN.com
Jake Roth/US PresswireLerentee McCray (left) and Matt Elam (right) both bolstered their postseason awards resumes with big performances against LSU on Saturday.GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Here’s a recap of how Florida’s players on national award Watch lists are faring this season:
LB Jon Bostic
Watch lists: College Football Performance Award Linebacker Trophy, Butkus Award, Rotary Lombardi.
Last week’s stats: six tackles, one sack for minus-5 yards, one pass break-up.
Season stats: 28 tackles, two sacks, two QB hurries, two pass break-ups.
Comment: Bostic had his best game of the season against LSU.
FB Trey Burton
Watch list: CFPA Running Back Trophy.
Last week’s stats: three carries for 7 yards.
Season stats: eight carries for 99 yards and two TDs, six catches for 66 yards.
Comment: His carries came out of the wildcat formation.
P Kyle Christy
Watch list: CFPA Punter Trophy
Last week’s stats: averaged 49.1 yards on seven punts.
Season stats: averaging 46.5 yards on 24 punts, nine inside the 20, nine of at least 50 yards.
Comment: Christy leads the SEC in average.
WR/KR Andre Debose
Watch lists: CFPA All-Purpose Trophy, CFPA Kickoff Returner Trophy, CFPA Wide Receiver Trophy, Biletnikoff.
Last week’s stats: one catch for 5 yards, three kickoff returns for 51 yards.
Season stats: averaging 21.8 yards on nine kickoff returns, averaging 9.6 on seven punt returns, two carries for 1 yard, one catch for 5 yards.
Comment: Made his first catch of the season against LSU. Had one decent kickoff return.
DE Dominique Easley
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: No tackles or QB hurries, but he did draw a 15-yard personal foul penalty early in the game.
S Matt Elam
Watch lists: CFPA Defensive Back Trophy, Jim Thorpe Award, Bronko Nagurski Trophy.
Last week’s stats: seven tackles, one forced fumble.
Season stats: 26 tackles, one sack for minus-10 yards, one interception, two pass break-ups, one forced fumble.
Comment: Played his best game of the Will Muschamp era and his forced fumble was the turning point in the game. He was named the SEC’s Co-Defensive Player of the Week.
DT Sharrif Floyd
Watch lists: Bednarik Award, Bronko Nagurski Trophy, Outland Trophy, Rotary Lombardi Award, Walter Camp Award.
Last week’s stats: two tackles, one QB hurry.
Season stats: 18 tackles, two QB hurries.
Comment: Helped limit LSU to just 42 yards rushing.
C Jonotthan Harrison
Watch list: Rimington Award.
Last week’s stats: UF rushed for 176 yards against the SEC’s No. 2 rush defense.
Season stats: Gators are averaging 214.8 yards per game rushing.
Comment: Gators dominated LSU’s defensive line.
LB Jelani Jenkins
Watch lists: Butkus Award, Rotary Lombardi Award.
Last week’s stats: none.
Season stats: five tackles, one tackle for loss
Comment: Jenkins suffered a sprained hamstring in his first action since Sept. 8.
LB Lerentee McCray
Watch list: Butkus Award.
Last week’s stats: four tackles, one sack.
Season stats: 14 tackles, two sacks for minus-10 yards, one interception, two QB hurries, one forced fumble.
Comment: Led a pass rush that harassed LSU QB Zach Mettenberger all day.
TE Jordan Reed
Watch lists: John Mackey Award, CFPA Tight End Trophy.
Last week’s stats: three catches for 30 yards.
Season stats: 19 catches for 223 yards and one TD.
Comment: With the passing game not being much of a factor, Reed did a solid job as a blocker against the Tigers.
K Caleb Sturgis
Watch lists: CFPA Placekicker Trophy, CFPA Specialist Trophy, Groza award.
Last week’s stats: two PATs.
Season stats: 8-for-10 on field goals, two of those are from 51 yards.
Comment: He has 14 touchbacks on 28 kickoffs.
Recruit Comparison: Manziel to Harris
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
Final Middle Tennessee 6 Navy 24 Final Ole Miss 25 Georgia Tech 17 Final 10 Oregon 30 Texas 7 Final 14 Arizona State 23 Texas Tech 37
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