Falk (WSU), Smith (USC), and Fairbairn (UCLA) are Pac-12 Players of the Week

October 26, 2015

Quarterback Luke Falk of Washington State, linebacker Cameron Smith of USC and place kicker Ka’imi Fairbairn of UCLA have been named offensive, defensive and special teams Pac-12 Players of the Week in football.

Falk, a redshirt sophomore quarterback from Logan, Utah, threw for a season-high 514 yards, completing 47-of-62 passes with five touchdowns and no interceptions in Washington State’s 45-42 victory over Arizona in Tucson.

Smith, a freshman linebacker from Roseville, Calif., tallied three interceptions against then-undefeated No. 3 Utah, including a 54-yard return for a touchdown that broke the game open before halftime.

Fairbairn, a senior place kicker from Kailua, Hawai’i, scored 16 points in the Bruins’ 40-24 win over California. Fairbairn converted on all four of his field goal attempts including a school record 60-yard kick at the end of the first half. His kick is the longest in the FBS this season.

Also nominated for Offensive Player of the Week: Ryan Nall, RB, OSU; Christian McCaffrey, RB, STAN; Josh Rosen, QB, UCLA; JuJu Smith-Schuster, WR, USC; Britain Covey, WR, UTAH; Also nominated for Defensive Player of the Week: Chidobe Awuzie, CB, COLO; Blake Martinez, LB, STAN; Kenny Clark, DL, UCLA; Gionni Paul, LB, UTAH; Also Nominated for Special Teams Player of the Week: Christian McCaffrey, RB, STAN; Andy Phillips, K, UTAH

By Staff of TheDailySportsHerald.com and news services

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