Posted by ESPN.com's Ted Miller
Arizona quarterback Nick Foles, USC nose tackle Jurrell Casey of USC and California punter Bryan Anger are the Pac-10 Players of the Week.
Foles completed 40 of 51 passes (.784) for a career-high 415 yards and three touchdowns and no interceptions in the Wildcats 43-38 shootout win over Stanford. The 40 completions is the second-highest single-game total in Arizona history. Behind Foles, the Wildcats amassed 553 yards total offense.
Casey posted a game-high 10 tackles, including one tackle for loss, and forced a fumble in USC’s 34-27 win at No. 25 Notre Dame.
Anger averaged 50.0 yards on seven punts, with four of the seven punts traveling 50-plus yards, with a long boot of 72 in California’s 45-26 road win at UCLA. California averaged 43.7 net yards on Anger’s punts.
All three are sophomores.
Also nominated for offensive player of the week honors were quarterbacks Danny Sullivan of Arizona State, Matt Barkley of USC and Andrew Luck of Stanford and tailback Shane Vereen of California. Also nominated on defense were defensive backs Ryan McFoy of Arizona State and Darian Hagan of California. Also nominated for special teams play was kicker Jordan Congdon of USC.