ETX native, ULM QB named Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Player of the Week
POSTED: Monday, November 4, 2013 - 12:25pm
UPDATED: Monday, November 4, 2013 - 7:44pm
Tyler, Texas (Tyler Chamber/SPORTyler) — University of Louisiana Monroe quarterback, Kolton Browning, has been selected as The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the 10th week of the college football season.
The Sun Belt Conference quarterback tied his career high for both passing touchdowns and total touchdowns, racking up five through the air and another on the ground. The senior finished 21-of-31 for 354 yards with the five scores. Browning also had one rushing touchdown in the 49-37 victory @Troy. Browning has now thrown nine touchdowns with no interceptions in his two games since returning from injury.
Kolton Browning is a graduate of Mabank High School, Mabank, Texas.
Week 10 Honorable Mentions:
- MALCOLM BROWN, RB, TEXAS - Junior, Cibolo, TX (Steele HS)
20 carries - 119 yards, 4 TD
W, 35-13 vs. Kansas
- DAVID COBB, RB, MINNESOTA - Junior, Killeen TX (Ellison HS)
29 carries - 188 yards, TD | 2 catches - 48 yards
W, 42-39 @ Indiana
- TREYVON GREEN, RB, NORTHWESTERN - Junior, Mesquite, TX (Rowlett HS)
19 carries - 149 yards, 3 TD
L, 27-24 @ Nebraska
- JOHNNY MANZIEL, QB, TEXAS A&M - Sophomorem, Kerrville, TX (Tivy HS)
16/24 - 273 yards, 4 TD | 7 carries - 67 yards, 2 TD
W, 57-7 vs. UTEP
- DESMOND ROLAND, RB, OKLAHOMA STATE - Junior, Dallas, TX (Lake Highlands HS)
31 carries - 96 yards, 3 TD
W, 52-34 @ Texas Tech
- CHARLES SIMS, RB, WEST VIRGINIA - Senior, Houston, TX (Westbury HS)
24 carries - 154 yards, TD | 3 catches - 35 yards, TD
W, 30-27 (OT) @ TCU
THE EARL CAMPBELL TYLER ROSE AWARD
The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, announced in 2012 by the Tyler Chamber and SPORTyler, recognizes the top offensive player in Division 1 football who also exhibits the enduring characteristics that define Earl Campbell: integrity, performance, teamwork, sportsmanship, drive, community, and tenacity; specifically tenacity to persist and determination to overcome adversity and injury in pursuit of reaching goals.
In addition, the nominee must meet one or more of the following criteria: born in Texas and/or graduated from a Texas High School and/or played at a Texas-based junior college or four-year D1 Texas college.
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