Via Pac-12 Communications
On Monday the Pac-12 handed out its weekly honors. With Oregon coming off a big win over USC it was no surprise to see several Ducks listed.
This week it was defensive, special teams and offensive line honors for the Oregon Ducks. Take a look below for the updates from the Pac-12.
DEFENSE: Brady Breeze, Jr., S, Oregon (Lake Oswego, Ore.)
• Had a team-high seven tackles to go along with a fumble recovery and pick-6 during No. 7 Oregon’s 56-24 win at USC
• The 32-yard pick-6 gave Oregon a 21-10 lead and came with 2:16 left in the first half.
• His seven tackles were a career high, including two stops on special teams.
• Fumble recovery came in the second quarter with USC in the red zone
• Named to the Pro Football Focus National Team of the Week after finishing as the highest-graded defensive player (85.9) in the Pac-12
• Oregon defense limited the Trojans to 144 yards and seven points in the second half
• The pick-6 was his second TD of the season to go along with a fumble recovery for a score against Nevada.
Also nominated: Nate Landman, LB, COLO; Hamilcar Rashed Jr., LB, OSU; Krys Barnes, LB, UCLA; Jaylon Johnson, DB, Utah.
SPECIAL TEAMS: Mykael Wright, Fr., CB/KR, Oregon (Antelope Valley, Calif.)
• Returned a kickoff 100 yards for a TD right before the second half during No. 7 Oregon’s 56-24 win at USC.
• Kickoff return for a TD was the first by a Duck since the season opener in 2017 and the first in a Pac-12 contest by Oregon since 2016.
• The 100-yard kickoff returned equaled the second-longest in program history
• Finished with three kickoff returns for 144 yards and became the third Pac-12 player with a kickoff return for a TD this season.
Also nominated: Daniel Rodriguez, P, OSU.
OFFENSIVE LINE: Calvin Throckmorton, Sr., OT, Oregon (Bellevue, Wash.)
• Finished as the highest-graded offensive lineman in the Pac-12 by Pro Football Focus after No. 7 Oregon’s 56-24 win at USC
• Made his 47th consecutive start along the offensive line an 37th at right tackle.
• Did not allow a hit, hurry or pressure on the QB over 58 snaps as he earned a 98 percent assignment grade from the Oregon coaches.
• Finished with an overall grade of 84.5 as sixth-highest graded lineman nationally, while his run-blocking grade of 80.4 was best in the Pac-12 in week 10.
• Helped pave the way for Oregon’s second 50-point game of the season, which featured 56 points over the final three quarters
• Oregon totaled 290 yards and 28 points in the second half.
Also nominated: Blake Brandel, OT, OSU.