Kaepernick Named WAC Offensive Player each week
DENVER Nevada qb Colin Kaepernick, Fresno State cornerback Desia Dunn and New Mexico State punt returner Marcus Anderson were named the Western Athletic expo offensive, Defensive and special teams players each week, Respectively.
Kaepernick, A youngster from Turlock, Calif. (Pittman HS), landed all five touchdowns and 255 yards of total offense in Nevada’s 37 14 win over Louisiana Tech. Kaepernick was 15 of 21 for 166 yards and three touchdowns devoid of any interceptions. He also rushed 12 times for 89 yards and scored two touchdowns putting one on a 67 yard run late in the third quarter.
Dunn, A younger from Stockton, Calif. (thomas edison HS), Had a job high 10 tackles, counting nine solo, In Fresno state 42 17 win at Hawai’i. He also forced a fumble and split up two passes in the victory. The Bulldog defense held the players to 283 passing yards, current output by Hawai’i this year.
Anderson, A senior from Austin,nevada (Pasadena cc), Returned four punts for 91 yards in New Mexico State’s 20 17 conquer Utah State. His biggest return came late in the fourth quarter within the teams tied at
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Others selected on offense: Junior starting back Ryan Mathews, Fresno think; Senior questionable left guard Mike Iupati, Idaho; Junior having back Seth Smith, New mexico State; And sophomore pushing back Robert Turbin, Utah status.
Also nominated on defense: frosh
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