Washington safety C.J. Wallace was named Pacific-10 Conference defensive player of the week today, after recording 17 tackles in the Huskies' 21-20 win Saturday over Fresno State.
Those 17 tackles were the high for the game, and also represented a career high for Wallace. Ten were solo tackles, two were tackles for loss and Wallace also forced a fumble.
The Pac-10 also honored Washington State's Loren Langley of Puyallup as special teams player of the week, and USC split end Dwayne Jarrett as offensive player of the week.
Langley, a junior, kicked the game-winning field goal from 17 yards with nine seconds remaining in the game to lift give the Cougars a 17-15 win against Baylor at Qwest Field.
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According to the Pac-10 official release Jarrett, a junior, had a record-setting performance in USC's 28-10 win against No. 19-ranked Nebraska. The All-America receiver pulled in 11 receptions for 136 yards and two touchdowns. The two touchdowns established Jarrett as the USC career record-holder with 31 touchdowns. He is just one shy of the Pac-10 career record of 32.
Huskies and Cougars also were among the week's nominees. UW quarterback Isaiah Stanback was nominated for offensive player of the week along with running backs Marshawn Lynch of California and Chris Jennings of Arizona, and receivers Jaison Williams of Oregon and Michael Bumpus of Washington State.
Also nominated on defense were cornerbacks Justin Tyron of Arizona State and Daymeion Hughes of California, linebackers Rey Maualuga of USC and Blair Phillips of Oregon and WSU tackle Ropati Pitoitua of Spanaway.