Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Texas A&M awards tracker: Week 4
By Sam Khan Jr.
Each week throughout the season, GigEmNation will take a look at the Aggies players who are on awards watch lists and how they fare. Here's a glance what each player has accomplished after the Aggies' 70-14 win over South Carolina State:
CB Dustin Harris, Sr.: Hornung
Harris had a huge weekend, setting a Texas A&M and SEC single-game record with 246 punt return yards. He did so on eight returns, a whopping 30.7 yards per try, and that included a 96-yard touchdown return. The game shot Harris to no. 8 nationally in punt return average (20.4 yards) and among players with 10 or more returns, Harris has the nation's best average.
RB Christine Michael, Sr.: Maxwell, Doak Walker
Michael didn't play much on Saturday. He was on the sideline for the duration of the first half, but entered the game in the third quarter.
DE Damontre Moore, Jr.: Hendricks
Moore had another good game, leading the team with six tackles and three tackles for loss while adding a sack. It was the third straight game in which Moore has recorded a sack this year, giving him six on the season. He ranks third nationally in that category and tied for sixth in tackles for loss (eight).
WR Uzoma Nwachukwu, Sr.: Biletnikoff
Nwachukwu had two catches against South Carolina State and both were touchdowns. He had 46 yards receiving in the win. All four of his catches this season have been for touchdowns.
LB Sean Porter, Sr.: Bednarik, Butkus
Porter had a quiet game against South Carolina State, recording just one tackle. He is fourth on the team with 13 tackles. He also has a half-sack on the season.
WR Ryan Swope, Sr.: Biletnikoff
Swope caught just two passes for nine yards in the win over South Carolina State. For the season, he's second on the team in receptions with 12 for 95 yards and a score.