|THE WEEKEND'S BEST
Weekend of October 23, 2004
Jonathan, SCS.com Editor
Lester Ricard, Tulane
Richard led the Green Wave to a huge upset of UAB Saturday night by completing 36 of 49 passes for 417 yards. The sophomore and LSU transfer also threw four touchdowns on the evening.
Runner-Up: Jason White, Oklahoma
Cornell Brockington, Connecticut
Brockington led the way for UConn over Temple Saturday by rushing just 15 times but for 181 yards, a whopping 12.1 per carry average. The sophomore scored TDs on two of his rushing attempts.
Runner-Up: Mike Hart, Michigan
Derek Hagan, Arizona State
Hagan, one of the nation's top wideouts, hauled in five passes for 160 yards on Saturday, a 32 yard-per-catch average. The junior also scored three touchdowns as ASU knocked off UCLA in Tempe.
Runner-Up: Fred Gibson, Georgia
Since losing at Notre Dame back on September 11, the Wolverines have won their last six games, including three of the last four on the road. One of those victories came at Purdue just this past Saturday.
Runner-Up: Oklahoma State
UAB at Tulane
It was a throwdown in New Orleans: 114 total points, 1174 total yards, 61 first downs, and 49 fourth-quarter points. The Green Wave won the marathon with a TD pass from Ricard to Chris Bush with only 27 seconds left.
Runner-Up: Boston College at Notre Dame
Mississippi State over Florida
Sylvester Croom's team finally got a much-needed big win. The Bulldogs' offensive line dominated, allowing RB Jerious Norwood to run for 176 yards, including the game-winner with just 32 seconds remaining.
Runner-Up: Cincinnati over Memphis
Past Weeks: Week One | Week Two | Week Three | Week Four | Week Five | Week Six | Week Seven
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