Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Texas A&M Awards Tracker: Week 6
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' 30-27 win over Mississippi:
CB Dustin Harris, Sr.: Hornung
Harris had a rough day in the return game, netting minus-1 yard on two punt returns. He muffed one punt that resulted in a turnover. On defense he fared better, recording three tackles and three pass breakups. For the season, Harris is averaging 15.9 yards per punt return on 20 attempts and has a team-high seven pass breakups on defense.
RB Christine Michael, Sr.: Maxwell, Doak Walker
Michael had four carries for 21 yards and two catches for 14 yards in the victory over Ole Miss. He also fumbled once. For the season, Michael has 29 carries for 104 yards and three touchdowns and six catches for 35 yards.
DE Damontre Moore, Jr.: Hendricks
Moore recorded his seventh sack of the season and tied for a team-high eight tackles in the win. He also had two tackles for loss and a quarterback hurry. For the season, he's tied for the nation's lead in tackles for loss (12.5) and tied for third in sacks. He's second on the team in total tackles with 35.
WR Uzoma Nwachukwu, Sr.: Biletnikoff
Nwachukwu had one catch for minus-3 yards. For the season, he's fourth on the team in receptions with nine for 122 yards and four touchdowns.
LB Sean Porter, Sr.: Bednarik, Butkus
Porter tied for the team lead with eight tackles in the win over Mississippi. The pressure he applied on Mississippi quarterback Bo Wallace late in the second quarter resulted in a 37-yard interception return for a touchdown by Steven Jenkins. For the season, Porter is fifth on the team with 27 tackles and has 1.5 tackles for loss and a half-sack.
WR Ryan Swope, Sr.: Biletnikoff
Swope caught two passes for 58 yards and a touchdown in the victory over Ole Miss. His first catch resulted in a fumble, but he atoned for it with the game-winning 20-yard touchdown reception with 1:46 remaining. For the season, he has 19 catches (second on the team) for 294 yards and three touchdowns.