Final Player Of The Week Nods Go To Huff And Fales

LAS VEGAS (Dec. 4, 2013) – The Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl continues its third season of conducting weekly Facebook player-of-the-week polls, driven by fan votes, recognizing exemplary on-field play within the two Bowl affiliated conferences, the Pac-12 and Mountain West.

The SEVEN Magazine Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl Pac-12 and Mountain West Player of the Week for week 14 are:

SEVEN Magazine Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl Pac-12 Player of the Week
Josh Huff, Senior, Wide Receiver, Oregon (Tucson, AZ/Canyon del Oro HS)
Carey earns his first SEVEN Magazine Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl Pac-12 Player of the Week honor this season after he caught a career-best nine passes for a career-high 186 yards and three touchdowns, including the winning score, in Oregon’s 36-35 win in the Civil War over Oregon State. His performance ranks as the 10th best single-game as a receiver in Oregon history. Huff now has 23 career TDs, which ranks as the fourth-most in school history. He has caught 57 passes, which ranks as the eighth-most in Oregon history.

SEVEN Magazine Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl Mountain West Player of the Week
David Fales, Senior, Quarterback, San José State (Salinas, CA/Palma HS/Nevada/Monterey Peninisula College)
Fales earns his first SEVEN Magazine Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl Mountain West Player of the Week honor this season after going 37-of-45 for a Mountain West record 547 yards and six touchdowns in San José State’s 62-52 win over Fresno State. He also had one rushing score and accounted for seven of the eight Spartan TDs. He finished with 33 rushing yards giving him 580 yards of total offense, which is the second-highest total in MW history. The 547 yards are the second-most by an FBS quarterback this season.

Each week, players from both the Pac-12 and Mountain West conferences will be selected for nomination and then posted for voting. All college football fans are welcome to cast their vote starting on Monday each week for Player of the Week at www.facebook.com/lvbowl.

2013 WINNERS
Pac-12 Conference
Sept. 5 – Paul Richardson, Colorado, Jr., WR
Sept. 11 – Damante Horton, Washington State, Sr., CB
Sept. 18 - Marion Grice, Arizona State, Sr., RB
Sept. 25 - Jordon James, UCLA, Jr. RB
Oct. 2 – Taylor Kelly, Arizona State, Jr. QB
Oct. 9 – Connor Halliday, Washington State, Jr., QB
Oct. 16 – Sean Mannion, Oregon State, Jr., QB
Oct. 23 – Ka’Deem Carey, Arizona, Jr., RB
Oct. 30 – Ka’Deem Carey, Arizona, Jr., RB
Nov. 6 – B.J. Denker, Arizona, Sr., QB
Nov. 13 – Myles Jack, UCLA, Fr., LB
Nov. 20 – Sefo Liufau, Colorado, Fr., QB
Nov. 27 – Ka’Deem Carey, Arizona, Jr., RB
Dec. 4 – Josh Huff, Oregon, Sr., WR

Mountain West
Sept. 5 - Derek Carr, Fresno State, Sr., QB 
Sept. 11 - Isaiah Burse, Fresno State, Jr., WR/PR
Sept. 18 - Chuckie Keeton, Utah State, Jr., QB
Sept. 25 - Derek Carr, Fresno State, Sr., QB
Oct. 2 – Josh Harper, Fresno State, Jr., WR
Oct. 9 – Derek Carr, Fresno State, Sr., QB
Oct. 16 – Nolan Kohorst, UNLV, Sr. PK
Oct. 23 – Davante Adams, Fresno State, So. WR
Oct. 30 – Ejiro Ederaine, Fresno State, So. WR
Nov. 6 – Josh Harper, Fresno State, Jr., WR
Nov. 13 – Kapri Bibbs, Colorado State, So., RB
Nov. 20 – Kapri Bibbs, Colorado State, So., RB
Nov. 27 – Derek Carr, Fresno State, Sr., QB
Dec. 4 – David Fales, San José State, Sr., QB


About SEVEN Magazine Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl Pac-12 and MW Player of the Week Awards
Nominated players will be selected the Sunday after the week’s play and presented on the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl’s official fan page (http://www.facebook.com/lvbowl) Monday at noon with fan voting ending Wednesday at noon. Winners will be announced Wednesday afternoons. Two players, sans any ties, will be announced as their respective conference’s SEVEN Magazine Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl Player of the Week.

About the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl
The Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl, which is owned and operated by ESPN Regional Television, is currently celebrating its 22nd year as the premier college sporting event in Las Vegas. The bowl has college football conference affiliations with both the Pac-12 and Mountain West. This year’s game will kick off at 12:30 p.m. PT, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013, at Sam Boyd Stadium and be televised on ABC-TV. To learn more about the Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl please visit www.lvbowl.com. For tickets, please call (702) 732-3912.

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