by Tommy Lawlor – http://www.ScoutsNotebook.com
* Julio Jones had a 41-yard PR vs Florida. We know he’s a stud WR, but on days when the passing game isn’t clicking he can still impact the game.
* Arkansas State LB Javon McKinnon had a big showing vs Louisville. He was in on 16 tackles (9 solo) and had 2 TFLs. DT Bryan Hall had 5 tackles, a sack, and a TFL.
* Arizona State DT Stephen Paea had a pair of sacks, a FF and a PBU vs Oregon State. He’s reportedly got his weight up to 311 pounds.
* OSU Safety Lance Mitchell had 6 tackles, an INT, and a couple of PBUs.
* Louisville RB Bilal Powell is having a good year. He ran 21 times for 157 yards vs Arkansas St. He also added a pair of catches for 65 yards.
* Auburn RB Mario Fannin saw his most action of the year. He had 10 carries for 89 yards and caught a pass. Junior DT Nick Fairley continued his monster season. He had 3 TFLs, giving him 11.5 for the season. 5 are sacks.
* DE Robert Eddins of Ball State had 4.5 sacks vs CMU. He’s had a quiet year, but did have 21 career TFLs coming into the season.
* Buffalo DB Domonic Cook had a busy Saturday. He had 3 tackles, an INT, a FF, and broke up 3 passes. He’s played both CB and Safety for the Bulls. Safety Davonte Shannon had 5 tackles and an INT.
* Clemson FS DeAndre McDaniel had 9 tackles, a TFL, and PBU vs Miami. He did have a costly mistake. McDaniel muffed a punt. CB Byron Maxwell broke up a couple of passes. DE Da’Quan Bowers had 3.5 TFLs.
* Miami CB Brandon Harris had a big game. He had 7 tackles, a TFL, a PBU, and a FF.
* Georgia WR A.J. Green played in his first game of the year and delivered as expected. He had 7 catches for 119 yards and a pair of TDs. LB Akeem Dent had 12 tackles (8 solo) and a TFL.
* Colorado CB Jalil Brown had 8 solo tackles and an INT vs UGA.
* TCU Safety Tejay Johnson had 6 tackles and a pair of FFs.
* Florida State LB Kendall Smith had 6 tackles and a FF in the win over Virginia.
* UVa corner Ras-I Dowling played his best game of the year after missing the first couple of weeks with an injury. Dowling had 8 solo tackles and a PBU.
* WR Kealoha Pilares of Hawaii had a crazy day against La Tech. He caught 18 passes for 217 yards and 2 TDs.
* Idaho QB Nathan Enderle was 30-49-380 vs Western Michigan. He had 3 TDs, but 2 also picks.
* Cameron Heyward had 6 tackles and 1.5 TFLs for Ohio State. Safety Jermale Hines had 5 tackles and an INT.
* LB Jonas Mouton had an active day for Michigan. He was in on 12 tackles, had a TFL, and a PBU.
* Penn State DT Ollie Ogbu had 5 tackles and 2 TFLs in the team’s loss to Iowa.
* LSU LB Kelvin Sheppard was in on 10 tackles, had a sack, and PBU. In that same game, Tennessee MLB Nick Reviez was in on 11 tackles, had 1/2 a TFL, and picked off a pass.
* Marshall LB Mario Harvey was very busy vs So Miss. He had 17 tackles (7 solo) and broke up a pass. Teammate Vinny Curry is having a great year. He added a pair of sacks to his total for the year. Curry is only a Junior.
* Michigan State LB Greg Jones had 6 solo tackles as the Spartans beat Wisconsin. 3 of the stops were TFLs.
* Vai Taua, a RB from Nevada, ran 19 times for 188 yards and 3 TDs against UNLV. He also caught 2 passes. Stud DE Dontay Moch had 3 TFLs and a FF.
* UTEP wideout Kris Adams had 5 catches for 141 yards and 2 TDs.
* NC State LB Nate Irving continued his hot play. He was in on 13 tackles vs Va Tech. He had 3 TFLs (1 sack).
* SMU corner Sterling Moore had 6 solo tackles and returned an INT 32 yards for a TD vs Rice. WR Aldrick Robinson added 6 catches for 148 yards.
* Texas CB Chykie Brown was productive in the Red River rivalry game. He had 8 tackles, 2 TFLs (1 sack), and broke up 3 passes. Junior CB Aaron Williams broke up 2 passes.
* Sooners LDE Jeremy Beal had a pair of sacks and a FF in the game. RB DeMarco Murray was a workhorse. He ran 25 times for 115 yards and 2 TDs. He caught 4 passes.
* Junior LB Akeem Ayers is playing really well for UCLA this year. Last Saturday he had 4 solo tackles, a sack, a FF, and broke up a pass.