October 16, 2008
Offense Defense
Colt McCoy
QB: Colt McCoy
Jr., Texas
He's completed 79.4 percent of his passes for 17 TDs and 3 INTs.
Aaron Maybin
DL: Aaron Maybin
So., Penn State
He's racked up nine sacks and forced two fumbles against Wisconsin.
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RB: Donald Brown
The nation's leading rusher (177.8 ypg) has also scored 12 TDs.
Terrence Cody
DL: Terrence Cody
Jr., Alabama
The monstrous juco transfer has proven almost unblockable by foes.
Javon Ringer
RB: Javon Ringer
Sr., Michigan State
The workhorse is averaging 35 carries per game and has 14 TDs.
Sen'Derrick Marks
DL: Sen'Derrick Marks
Jr., Auburn
His disruptive presence up front keys Auburn's top 15 defense.
Michael Crabtree
WR: Michael Crabtree
He's caught at least one touchdown in every game (10 total).
Brian Orakpo
DL: Brian Orakpo
Sr., Texas
His two sacks and forced fumble helped the 'Horns beat Oklahoma.
Jarett Dillard
WR: Jarett Dillard
Sr., Rice
The NCAA's all-time touchdown leader has a national-best 11.
Scott McKillop
LB: Scott McKillop
The big-game standout had 12 tackles and two sacks in a win over USF.
Chase Coffman
TE: Chase Coffman
Sr., Missouri
Chase Daniel's favorite target has 44 catches for 554 yards.
Brandon Spikes
LB: Brandon Spikes
Jr., Florida
The Gators' leading tackler (46) notched two interceptions vs. LSU.
Alex Fletcher
OL: Alex Fletcher
Sr., Stanford
The four-year starting center keys the Pac-10's No. 2 rushing offense.
Sean Weatherspoon
LB: Sean Weatherspoon
Jr., Missouri
He ranks in the top 10 nationally in both tackles (65) and TFLs (10).
Phil Loadholt
OL: Phil Loadholt
Sr., Oklahoma
The 6-8 giant has helped keep Sam Bradford out of harm's way.
Trimane Goddard
CB: Trimane Goddard
His eight tackles and two interceptions keyed UNC's win over Miami.
A.Q. Shipley
OL: A.Q. Shipley
Sr., Penn State
Shipley and his fellow line vets have keyed Penn State's 7-0 start.
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S: Eric Berry
So., Tennessee
The Vols' defensive cog is tied for the lead nationally with four picks.
Andre Smith
OL: Andre Smith
Jr., Alabama
The powerful tackle helps pave the way for 'Bama's rushing attack.
Kevin Ellison
S: Kevin Ellison
Sr., USC
He's emerged as the leading tackler (40) for USC's No. 4 defense.
Jason Smith
OL: Jason Smith
Sr., Baylor
The projected first-rounder has shined in Baylor's revamped offense.
Alphonso Smith
CB: Alphonso Smith
His 17th career interception sealed Wake's 12-7 win over Clemson.
Special Teams
Louie Sakoda
K: Louie Sakoda
Sr., Utah
The Utes' most valuable weapon has made 15-of-17 FG tries.
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KR: Derrick Williams
Sr., Penn State
He's returned two kickoffs for touchdowns (plus one punt return TD).
Jacob Richardson
P: Jacob Richardson
Sr., Miami (OH)
The former walk-on leads the nation with a 48.8-yard average.
Brandon James
PR: Brandon James
Jr., Florida
His two touchdown returns included a game-changer at Tennessee.
Second Team
QB Sam Bradford, So., Oklahoma DL Paul Kruger, So., Utah
RB Shonn Greene, Jr., Iowa DL Jake Paulson, Sr., Air Force
RB Kendall Hunter, So., Oklahoma State DL Nick Reed, Sr., Oregon
WR Austin Collie, Jr., BYU DL Vance Walker, Sr., Georgia Tech
WR Erick Decker, Jr., Minnesota LB Brian Cushing, Sr., USC
TE Dennis Pitta, Jr., BYU LB James Laurinaitis, Sr., Ohio State
OL Robert Brewster, Sr., Ball State LB Michael Tauiliili, Sr., Duke
OL Brian Bulaga, So., Iowa CB Malcolm Jenkins, Sr., Ohio State
OL Herman Johnson, Sr., LSU S Louis Delmas, Sr., Western Michigan
OL Jonathan Luigs, Sr., Arkansas S Otis Wiley, Sr., Michigan State
OL Michael Oher, Sr., Ole Miss CB Syd'Quan Thompson, Jr., Cal
K Sam Swank, Sr., Wake Forest KR Joe Burnett, Sr., UCF
P Kevin Huber, Sr., Cincinnati PR Dez Bryant, So., Oklahoma State

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