The Walter Camp Football Foundation has announced the Football Bowl Subdivision National Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, presented by Generation UCAN, for games ending November 23.
About the Award: This is the 16th year that the Walter Camp Football Foundation will honor one offensive and one defensive player as its national Football Bowl Subdivision player of the week during the regular season. Recipients are selected by a panel of national media members and administered by the Foundation.
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
JAYDEN DANIELS, ARIZONA STATE
Freshman, Quarterback, San Bernardino, CA/Cajon
Freshman Jayden Daniels completed 22-of-32 passes for a season-high 408 yards and three touchdowns as Arizona State (6-5) upset No. 6 Oregon 31-28. Daniels threw scoring passes of 57, 26 and 81 yards as the Sun Devils snapped a four-game losing streak with their first victory over a top-five team since 2017.
Notes: Jayden Daniels is the fourth Arizona State player to earn Walter Camp National Player of the Week honors since 2004, and the first offensive honoree since former Sun Devil wide receiver Jaelen Strong (Oct. 5, 2014).
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
CHASE YOUNG, OHIO STATE
Junior, Defensive End, Hyattsville, MD/DeMatha Catholic HS
Chase Young posted a career-best nine tackles, including four tackles-for-loss, three quarterback sacks and forced two fumbles as second-ranked Ohio State defeated ninth-ranked Penn State, 28-17. The three sacks allowed Young to set the Ohio State single season record with 16.5.
Notes: Chase Young earns Defensive Player of the Week honors for the second time this season (Oct. 27) and is the 12th Ohio State player to earn the recognition since 2004.
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Walter Camp, “The Father of American football,” first selected an All-America team in 1889. Camp – a former Yale University athlete and football coach – is also credited with developing play from scrimmage, set plays, the numerical assessment of goals and tries and the restriction of play to eleven men per side. The Walter Camp Football Foundation (www.waltercamp.org,@WalterCampFF) – a New Haven-based all-volunteer group – was founded in 1967 to perpetuate the ideals of Camp and to continue the tradition of selecting annually an All-America team. The Foundation is a member of the National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA). The NCFAA was founded in 1997 as a coalition of the major collegiate football awards to protect, preserve and enhance the integrity, influence and prestige of the game’s predominant awards. The NCFAA encourages professionalism and the highest standards for the administration of its member awards and the selection of their candidates and recipients. For more information, visit the association’s website, www.ncfaa.org