NCF Nation: Mark Hafner
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Brian Brunner, QB, Central Michigan: Threw for a career-high 346 yards and a touchdown after he found out a half hour before the game that he was going to make his second career start in relief of starter Dan LeFevour.
Tim Hiller, QB, Western Michigan: Set a school record with 471 yards passing (38-of-53) in a losing effort against Central Michigan. Hiller has thrown for 300 or more yards in three consecutive games.
Aldrick Robinson, WR, SMU: Had eight catches for 186 yards and two touchdowns in a losing effort against Houston. He's had a touchdown in seven of the last eight games.
Jerry Hughes, DE, TCU: Had four sacks and forced two fumbles to help the Horned Frogs to a 32-7 win over previously undefeated No. 9 BYU.
DeAndre Brown, WR, Southern Mississippi: Caught 12 passes for 221 yards and four touchdowns, including a score with 17.2 seconds remaining, in a losing effort to Rice.
Case Keenum, QB, Houston: Led Houston to another come-from-behind win by completing 78 percent of his passes for 404 yards and two touchdowns. He also rushed for a touchdown.
Jerrel Jernigan, WR, Troy: Accounted for 221 yards of total offense and two touchdowns -- one passing and one receiving -- in a 33-23 win over Florida International to stay atop the Sun Belt standings.
San Jose State defense: Had three interceptions, two that were returned for touchdowns, and 17 tackles for loss, including six sacks and three quarterback hurries.
Tim Jefferson, QB, Air Force: The freshman quarterback led the Falcons with 261 total yards, including completing 6 of 7 passes for 162 yards in a come-from-behind win over UNLV. He also had two touchdowns.