As a member of the panel that will select the 2013 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award winner, each week I’ll publish the release awarding the Player of the Week award. The release is below. Check back here each Wednesday to find out who will win the honor en route to selection of the inaugural Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award winner later this year.
TYLER, Texas – Baylor wide receiver, Antwan Goodley has been selected as The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the eighth week of the college football season.
The Big 12 Conference receiver had 11 catches for 182 yards and 2 touchdowns in a big win over Iowa State 71-7. Baylor tied a school record with its tenth straight win. The Bears also have moved up to #8 in the first edition of the Bowl Championship Series standings, their highest ranking in the 16 year history of the BCS.
Antwan Goodley is a graduate of Midland High School, Midland, Texas.
Week 8 Honorable Mentions:
JACE AMARO, TE, TEXAS TECH – Junior
San Antonio, TX (MacArthur HS)
9 catches – 136 yards, 2 TD
W, 37-27 @ West Virginia
MIKE EVANS, WR, TEXAS A&M – Sophomore
Galveston, TX (Galveston Ball HS)
11 catches – 287 yards, 4 TD
L, 41-45 vs. Auburn
HENRY JOSEY, RB, MISSOURI – Junior
Angelton, TX (Angleton HS)
18 carries – 136 yards, TD
W, 36-17 vs. Florida
JOHNNY MANZIEL, QB, TEXAS A&M – Sophomore
Kerrville, TX (Tivy HS)
23/38, 454 yards, 4 TD, 2 INT
18 carries, 48 yards, TD
L, 45-41 vs. Auburn
BRYCE PETTY, QB, BAYLOR – Junior
Midlothian, TX (Midlothian HS)
23/31, 343 yards, 2 TD’s
1 carry – 6 yards, TD
W, 71-7 vs. Iowa State
TANNER PRICE, QB, WAKE FOREST – Senior
Austin, TX (Westlake HS)
26/36, 231 yards, TD
1 catch, 4 yards, TD
9 carries, 47 yards, TD
W, 34-10 vs. Maryland
JOSH STEWART, WR, OKLAHOMA STATE – Junior
Denton, TX (Guyer HS)
10 catches – 141 yards, 95-yard PR TD
W, 24-10 vs. TCU
DAVIS WEBB, QB, TEXAS TECH – Freshman
Prosper, TX (Prosper HS)
36/50 – 462 yards, 2 TD
W, 37-27 @ West Virginia
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.