West Virginia’s Skyler Howard is Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Player of the Week Winner

TYLER, Texas – West Virginia quarterback, Skyler Howard has been named The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the second week of the college football season.

The Big-12 Conference quarterback tied a career-high five touchdown passes to lead West Virginia to a harder-than-expected 38-21 victory over Youngstown State. Howard finished the game completing 20 of his 33 pass attempts for 389 yards.

Skyler Howard is a graduate of Brewer High School in Fort Worth, Texas.

Week 2 Honorable Mentions:

TOMMY ARMSTRONG JR, QB, NEBRASKA – Senior 

San Antonio, TX (Cibolo Steele HS)

20/34 – 377 yards, 3 TD, INT | 1 rushing TD

52-17 W vs. Wyoming

SHANE BUECHELE, QB, TEXAS – Freshman 

Arlington, TX (Lamar HS)

22/27 – 244 yards, 4 TD | 34 rushing yards

41-7 W vs. UTEP

RYAN HIGGINS, QB, LOUISIANA TECH – Senior

Hutto, TX (Hutto HS)

34/52 – 409 yards, 4 TD, 2 INT

53-24 W vs. South Carolina State

CHRISTIAN KIRK, WR, TEXAS A&M – Sophomore 

Scottsdale, AZ (Saguaro HS)

13 catches – 106 yards, 2 TD

67-0 W vs. Prairie View A&M

TREVOR KNIGHT, QB, TEXAS A&M – Senior 

San Antonio, TX (Reagan HS)

21/37 – 344 yards, 3 TD, INT | 78 yards rushing, TD

67-0 W vs. Prairie View A&M

PATRICK MAHOMES II, QB, TEXAS TECH – Junior 

Whitehouse, TX (Whitehouse HS)

38/53 – 540 yards, 5 TD, 2 INT | 44 rushing yards, TD

68-55 L vs. Arizona State

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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