Drew Brees and Manti Te’o Named Walter Camp All-America Alumni NFL Players of the Week

The Walter Camp Football Foundation has announced its All-America Alumni NFL Offensive and Defensive Players of the week for games ending October 5.

Alumni POW 10-6

About the Award: The Walter Camp Foundation has more than 300 of its All-American alumni currently on NFL rosters. The Foundation’s All-America teams date back to 1889, and the Foundation has also selected a Second Team since 1998.   Each week during the NFL regular-season, the Walter Camp Foundation will recognize one offensive and one defensive player as its Alumni Players of the Week.


DREW BREES, Quarterback, New Orleans Saints

Drew Brees completed 33-of-41 passes for 359 yards and two touchdowns, including a game-winning 80-yard scoring pass in overtime, to lift the New Orleans Saints to a 26-20 victory over the visiting Dallas Cowboys.   A former Purdue University standout, Brees was a two-time Walter Camp Second Team All-America selection (1998 and 1999).



MANTI TE’O, Linebacker, San Diego Chargers

Manti Te’o recorded 13 tackles as San Diego Chargers defeated the Cleveland Brown, 30-27. A collegiate standout at the University of Notre Dame, Te’o was a two-time All-America selection and the 2012 Walter Camp Player of the Year recipent.

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