Posted by ESPN.com’s Graham Watson
Max Hall, QB, BYU: BYU’s embattled quarterback completed 9 of 10 passes on the final series and led his team 78 yards on the game-winning drive in the Cougars' 14-13 upset of No. 3 Oklahoma.
Joe Webb, QB, UAB: Completed 12 of 15 passes for 221 yards and two touchdowns and rushed 20 times for 194 yards and two touchdowns in a 44-24 win over conference foe Rice.
Charles Sims, WR, Houston: In his first collegiate game, Sims caught six passes for 128 yards and a touchdown in a 55-7 win over Northwestern State.
Ricky Dobbs, QB, Navy: Completed 9-of-13 passes for 152 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 83 yards and two touchdowns against No. 6 Ohio State.
Riley Dodge, QB, North Texas: Completed 23-of-33 passes for 216 yards and rushed for 73 yards to give North Texas a 20-10 win in his first collegiate start at quarterback.
Rock Dennis, S, SMU: Had two interceptions, a fumble recovery and eight tackles in SMU’s season opening win against Stephen F. Austin. It was SMU’s first win in a season opener since 2000.
Because I have so many players to cover, I added an others receiving votes category:
David Reed, WR, Utah: Had 10 catches for 172 yards and a touchdown in a 35-17 win over Utah State.
Cody Slate, TE, Marshall: Caught nine passes for 114 yards and two touchdowns to surpass former Marshall tight end Sean Doctor for the most receiving yards by a tight end in Marshall Football history.
Boise State’s defense: Held No. 16 Oregon to 152 yards of total offense, including no first downs in the first half, and forced two turnovers en route to a 19-8 Boise State win.
Robert Turbin, QB, Utah State: His 96-yard TD rush set a school-record for longest rushing play and tied the longest offensive play in school history.
Stephen Williams, WR, Toledo: Had 15 catches for 185 yards and two touchdowns, but the Rockets fell 52-31 to Purdue.