QB: Jimmy Clausen
Jr., Notre Dame
He's thrown for 1,804 yards, 14 TDs and just two interceptions.
DL: Jerry Hughes
He's lived up to considerable preseason billing with eight sacks.
RB: Mark Ingram
Over the past three games, he's notched 558 yards, eight TDs.
DL: Gerald McCoy
The future top 10 pick spends most of the game in foes' backfields.
RB: Dion Lewis
The Panthers' workhorse is averaging 23 carries, 131.1 yards.
DL: Ndamukong Suh
This rare talent ranks No. 12 nationally with eight passes defended.
WR: Dezmon Briscoe
He's notched 117 yards or more in four of his five games.
DL: O'Brien Schofield
He leads all players nationally with a staggering 16.5 tackles for loss.
WR: A.J. Green
The human highlight reel averages 16.6 yards per catch.
LB: Greg Jones
Sr., Michigan State
The nation's leading tackler (85) also has five sacks, a fumble return.
TE: Dennis Pitta
Max Hall's favorite target leads all tight ends with 471 yards.
LB: Rolando McClain
He's the unquestioned cog of the Crimson Tide's top-ranked defense.
OL: Maurkice Pouncey
The powerful blocker keys Florida's sixth-ranked rushing attack.
LB: Eric Norwood
Sr., South Carolina
The playmaker has six sacks, two blocked kicks and forced a fumble.
OL: Jeff Byers
The sixth-year senior leads one of the nation's steadiest O-lines.
CB: Perrish Cox
Sr., Oklahoma State
He leads the nation in passes defended per game (10 in five games).
OL: Mike Iupati
The nation's top guard has helped the Vandals to a 6-1 start.
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S: Eric Berry
Monte Kiffin's all-everything rover leads the Vols in tackles (50).
OL: Jeff Linkenbach
Cincy's left tackle is the key blocker for a top 10 passing offense.
S: Earl Thomas
He's tied for the national lead with five interceptions, including one TD.
OL: Russell Okung
Sr., Oklahoma State
He's the primary reason the Cowboys have allowed just two sacks.
CB: Brandon Harris
The budding star leads the nation with 10 pass break-ups.
K: Kai Forbath
The veteran leads all kickers with 17 made field goals in 18 tries.
KR: Chris Owusu
Owusu has been a difference-maker on special teams, returning three kicks for TDs.
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P: Drew Butler
His 49.4-yard average is more than two yards better than any other punter.
PR: Jordan Shipley
|QB||Case Keenum, Jr., Houston||DL||Jeremy Beal, Jr., Oklahoma|
|RB||Ryan Mathews, Jr., Fresno State||DL||Billy Winn, So., Boise State|
|RB||Jacquizz Rodgers, So., Oregon State||DL||Brian Price, Jr., UCLA|
|WR||Golden Tate, Jr., Notre Dame||DL||Von Miller, Jr., Texas A&M|
|WR||Freddie Barnes, Sr., Bowling Green||LB||Rennie Curran, Jr., Georgia|
|TE||Aaron Hernandez, Jr., Florida||LB||Mike Nixon, Sr., Arizona State|
|OL||Selvish Capers, Sr., West Virginia||LB||Derrell Smith, Sr., Syracuse|
|OL||Jason Fox, Sr., Miami||CB||Javier Arenas, Sr., Alabama|
|OL||Cord Howard, Sr., Georgia Tech||S||Taylor Mays, Sr., USC|
|OL||Mike Johnson, Sr., Alabama||S||Tyler Sash, So., Iowa|
|OL||Sergio Render, Sr., Virginia Tech||CB||Joe Haden, Jr., Florida|
|K||Grant Ressel, So., Missouri||KR||C.J. Spiller, Sr., Clemson|
|P||Derek Epperson, Jr., Baylor||PR||Antonio Brown, Jr., Central Michigan|