As a member of the panel that will select the 2014 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 week to find out who will win the honor en route to selection of the inaugural Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award winner later this year. The College Football America 2014 Yearbook Encyclopedia featured some of these players earlier this football season. The book is available on iTunes for just $9.99. Get a copy today. It’s the most comprehensive College Football book of its kind.
Tyler, Texas (SPORTyler) — Baylor University wide receiver Corey Coleman has been named The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the eleventh week of the 2014 college football season.
Coleman set career highs of 15 catches and 224 yards to help No. 10 Baylor roll past No. 16 Oklahoma 48-14 in Norman. It was the most receptions ever by a player against the Sooners. Coleman also caught a touchdown pass and ran for another score as the Bears maintained their conference and national title hopes. Baylor has won the last three of the past four meetings with the Sooners after losing the first 20.
Coleman graduated from Pearce High School, Richardson, Texas.
Week 11 Honorable Mentions:
KYLE ALLEN, QB, TEXAS A&M – Freshman
Scottsdale, AZ (Desert Mountain HS)
19/29 – 277 yards, 4 TD | INT
W, 41-38 @ #3 Auburn
J.T. BARRETT, QB, OHIO STATE – RS-Freshman
Wichita Falls, TX (Rider HS)
16/26 – 300 yards, 3 TD | 14 carries – 86 yards, 2 TD
W, 49-37 @ #8 Michigan State
TREVONE BOYKIN, QB, TCU – Junior
Dallas, TX (West Mesquite HS)
23/34 – 219 yards, TD | 17 carries – 123 yards, 3 TD
W, 41-20 vs. #7 Kansas State
JONATHAN GRAY, RB, TEXAS – Junior
Aledo, TX (Aledo HS)
10 carries – 101 yards, 3 TD
W, 33-16 vs. #23 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.