East Carolina QB earns 'The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week' for 2nd time

East Carolina quarterback, Shane Carden has been selected as The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the fifth week of the college football season.

This is the second time this season Carden has been recognized as player of the week for The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award.

The Conference USA quarterback threw for three touchdowns and 376 yards, while also running for three short TDs on a day when the offense was in high gear from beginning to end in a 55-31 win over North Carolina on the road. Carden recorded the third most passing yards in the country this week.

Carden is a graduate of Episcopal High School in Houston, where he led the Knights to their first Southwest Preparatory Conference (SPC) title since 1994 during his final prep campaign in 2009.

Week 5 Honorable Mentions:

  • CHUCKIE KEETON, QB, UTAH STATE – Junior
    Cypress Creek HS (Houston)
    29/42 – 260 yards, 3 TD
    12 carries, 52 yards, TD
    W @ San Jose State, 40-12
     
  • KASEY CARRIER, RB, NEW MEXICO - Senior
    Pearland, TX (Pearland HS)
    25 carries, 192 yards, TD
    L vs. UNLV, 56-42
    **MOST RUSHING YARDS IN COUNTRY THIS WEEK**
  • TIM CORNETT, RB, UNLV - Senior
    Galena Park, TX (North Shore HS)
    25 carries, 179 yards, 3 TD
    W @ New Mexico, 56-42
    **4TH MOST RUSHING YARDS IN COUNTRY THIS WEEK**
  • DEVANTE DAVIS, WR, UNLV - Junior
    Galena Park, TX (North Shore HS)
    10 catches, 164 yards, 3 TD
    W @ New Mexico, 56-42
    **THIRD MOST RECEIVING YARDS IN COUNTRY THIS WEEK**
  • JAMEILL SHOWERS, QB, UTEP - Junior
    Killeen, TX (Shoemaker HS)
    26/43 - 365 yards, 5 TD
    Also 1 rushing TD
    L vs. Colorado State, 59-42
    **SECOND THIS WEEK IN TD PASSES, 5TH IN PASSING YARDS**
  • MARION GRICE, RB, ARIZONA STATE - Senior
    Houston, TX (Aldine Nimitz HS)
    Rushing: 12 carries - 63 yards, 2 TD
    Receiving: 7 catches - 36 yards, 2 TD
    W vs. USC, 62-41
     
  • RASHARD HIGGINS, WR, COLORADO STATE - Freshman
    Mesquite, TX (Mesquite HS)
    6 catches - 156 yards, 2 TD
    W vs. UTEP, 59-42

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