By The Numbers – Week 5

by Tommy Lawlor  –

* 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.

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