Doege Named Walter Camp Offensive National Player Of The Week|
Seth Doege was named the Walter Camp Offensive Player of the Week
Oct. 23, 2011
The Walter Camp Football Foundation has announced the Football Bowl Subdivision National Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, presented by Generation UCAN (www.generationucan.com/waltercamp), for games ending October 22.
About the Award: This is the eighth year that the Walter Camp Football Foundation will honor one offensive and one defensive player as its national Football Bowl Subdivision player of the week during the regular season. Recipients are selected by a panel of national media members and administered by the Walter Camp Football Foundation.
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK KOURTNEI BROWN, CLEMSON Grad Student, Defensive End, Charlotte, NC/Victory Christian Center Clemson defensive end Kourtnei Brown had a big game as the Tigers remained undefeated with a 59-38 victory over ACC-rival North Carolina. Brown had two tackles and a pass break-up and scored two defensive touchdowns (one via interception and one via fumble). Brown is the first Clemson defensive player to score two touchdowns in a game since 1954.
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Walter Camp, "The Father of American football," first selected an All-America team in 1889. Camp - a former Yale University athlete and football coach - is also credited with developing play from scrimmage, set plays, the numerical assessment of goals and tries and the restriction of play to eleven men per side. The Walter Camp Football Foundation (www.waltercamp.org) - a New Haven-based all-volunteer group - was founded in 1967 to perpetuate the ideals of Camp and to continue the tradition of selecting annually an All-America team. The Foundation is a member of the National College Football Awards Association (NCFAA). The NCFAA was founded in 1997 as a coalition of the major collegiate football awards to protect, preserve and enhance the integrity, influence and prestige of the game's predominant awards. The NCFAA encourages professionalism and the highest standards for the administration of its member awards and the selection of their candidates and recipients. For more information, visit the association's website, www.ncfaa.org