Sunday, October 7, 2012
Big East helmet stickers
By Andrea Adelson
How about a few helmet stickers for a job well done?
Montel Harris, RB, Temple. Harris resembled the back we saw star at Boston College, notching his first 100-yard game with the Owls. Harris ended up with 133 yards on 24 carries and two touchdowns. His 35-yard run with 1:03 to play sealed the 37-28 win over USF. It marked the 23rd 100-yard rushing game of his career, which leads the nation.
Brandon Sharpe, DE, Syracuse. Sharpe had a career-high four sacks in a 14-13 win over the Panthers, tied for the second-highest single-game sack total in school history. He finished the game with a career-best seven tackles, including six for a loss. The six tackles for a loss rank second on the school's single-game record list behind Doug Hogue, who had 6.5 against Rutgers in 2009.
Rutgers defense. The Scarlet Knights dominated UConn in a 19-3 victory, forcing five turnovers -- including Wayne Warren's 25-yard interception return for a touchdown. Rutgers limited UConn to 53 yards rushing -- the fifth straight opponent to rush for fewer than 100 yards in a game. Rutgers entered the game with the nation’s top rushing defense (62.5 rushing yards per game).
George Winn, RB, Cincinnati. Winn had 16 carries for 128 yards and two rushing touchdowns in a 52-14 win over Miami (Ohio). It was his second multi-rushing-touchdown performance of his career, and the season, after also running for two scores against Pitt on Sept. 6.