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Top Performers in the Big East: Week 4


10. Mike Williams, WR, Syracuse

The talented sophomore caught 5 catches for 83 yards, and scored what proved to be the winning touchdown in the fourth quarter.

9. Darius Reynaud, WR, West Virginia

Reynaud gave a solid performance for the second time in as many weeks, catching five passes for 54 yards and two touchdowns.

8. Steve Slaton, RB, West Virginia

It was just another Saturday for Slaton, who ran for 114 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries as WVU rolled over East Carolina.

7. Marcus Barnett, WR, Cincinnati

Barnett caught six balls for 77 yards and two touchdowns as UC improved to 4-0 with a thrashing of Marshall.

6. Matt Grothe, QB, South Florida

The reigning Big East Freshman of the Year completed 17-of-30 passes for 230 yards and a touchdown, and also gained 53 yards on the ground.

5. Pat White, QB, West Virginia

White was a proficient 18-of-20 passing, and finished the game accounting for 223 yards of total offense and four touchdowns.

4. Taj Smith, WR, Syracuse

Smith had a career game in the 'Cuse's upset of Louisville, catching four balls for 173 yards and a pair of scores.

3. Brian Brohm, QB, Louisville

Brohm set new conference records for attempts, completions and yards passing as he went 45-of-65 for 555 yards with four touchdowns against Syracuse.

2. Harry Douglas, WR, Louisville

Douglas continued his sensational season be eclipsing the 200-yard for the second consecutive week, catching 12 passes for 205 yards and a touchdown in defeat.

Offensive Player of the Week: Andrew Robinson, QB, Syracuse

The U of L secondary is medicine for any ailing QB, and Robinson took full advantage by throwing for 423 yards and four touchdowns on 17-of-26 passing.


10. Greg Romeus, DE, Pittsburgh

The redshirt freshman notched eight tackles, two tackles for loss and a sack as Pitt dropped its Big East opener to Connecticut.

9. Andre Revels, LB, Cincinnati

Trying to pick up the slack for the still healing Corey Smith, Revels recorded eight tackles, a pass breakup, and forced a fumble.

8. Carlton Williams, S, South Florida

Williams made eight tackles, one sack and two TFL as USF routed visiting North Carolina.

7. Jake Flaherty, LB, Syracuse

Flaherty recorded a team-best 11 tackles and 1.5 tackles for loss against Louisville.

6. Anthony Williams, S, Cincinnati

The senior safety made a season-best nine tackles, one sack and two tackles for loss against Marshall.

5. Mortty Ivy, LB, West Virginia

WVU's man in the middle notched six tackles, one sack, one interception and one forced fumble.

4. Mike Mickens, CB, Cincinnati

Mickens made seven tackles, recovered a fumble, and snatched his Big East-best fourth interception.

3. Lawrence Wilson, LB, Connecticut

Wilson recorded a team-high 11 tackles and returned an interception 51-yards for a touchdown as the Huskies improved to 4-0 with a win over Pittsburgh.

2. Jameel McClain, DE, Syracuse

McClain was an absolute stat stuffer against Louisville, notching seven tackles, one sack, two tackles for loss, a forced fumble, a pass breakup, and an interception.

Defensive Player of the Week: George Selvie, DE, South Florida

The nation's leader in sacks and tackles for loss picks up the honor for the second time this season by making six tackles, three sacks and five tackles for loss in USF's big win over North Carolina.

Special Teams Player of the Week: Max Suter, KR, Syracuse

Suter 148 yards on four kickoff returns and shifted momentum clearly to the side of the Orange with a 93-yard return for a touchdown in the second quarter.

Freshman of the Week: Lawrence Wilson, LB, Connecticut

Wilson becomes the first non-running back to win this honor by virtue of his sensational performance against Pitt.

Team of the Week: Syracuse

Apparently they took the whole "I'm not giving you a proper summary or preview until you play someone to within two touchdowns" thing personally.