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This week’s best performances characteristic more than one career-best video games, together with a working again going for greater than 300 yards and wideouts racking up 200 yards apiece.

Indiana gamers shined in what was once a shedding effort and 3 defensive gamers throughout faculty soccer gave quarterbacks suits in some ball-hawking outings. Nonetheless, 3 sign callers did not do too dangerous once they threw for greater than 400 yards and 5 touchdowns to make an look in this week’s record.

Rating the highest 10 performances from Week 12:

1. Jaret Patterson, Buffalo, RB: Within the 42-17 win over Bowling Inexperienced, Patterson racked up 301 yards at the floor and located the top zone 4 instances. He carried the ball 31 instances within the profession efficiency.

2. Desmond Ridder, Cincinnati, QB: Recognized a dual-threat quarterback, the junior used each his talents because the Bearcats stayed unbeaten in a come-from-behind win at Central Florida. Ridder threw for 338 yards and two touchdowns and added 57 yards and two ratings at the floor within the 36-33 victory.

Cincinnati quarterback Desmond Ridder (Nine) dives excessive for a landing all over the second one part towards Central Florida on the Leap Space in Orlando. (Photograph: Reinhold Matay, USA TODAY Sports activities)

three. Michael Penix Jr., Indiana, QB: Penix spear-headed what was once nearly an disenchanted win over the Buckeyes along with his 491 passing yards and 5 touchdowns. Nonetheless, it wasn’t sufficient in a detailed one.

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Four. Brady McBride, Texas State, QB: After a number of difficult losses, Texas State pulled off an disenchanted of Arkansas State for its 2d win of the season because of its sophomore quarterback. McBride threw for 443 yards and 5 landing passes and led the game-winning force within the ultimate minute.

Five. D’Jordan Robust, Coastal Carolina, DB: It was once a nightmarish day for Appalachian State quarterback Zac Thomas. He threw 3 interceptions towards Coastal Carolina and Robust snagged two of them — one in all which was once go back for a landing. He additionally tacked on two tackles within the 34-23 win.

6. Kenny Pickett, Pittsburgh, QB: It was once a large day for the Panthers sign caller as he riddled the Virginia Tech secondary in a 47-14 victory. Pickett completed 35-for-52 for 404 yards and two touchdowns. He added a rating at the floor as Pitt stepped forward to Five-Four.

7. Jamar Johnson, Indiana, DB: Ohio State quarterback Justin Fields did not throw a unmarried interception in his first 3 video games of the season earlier than his sport towards Indiana on Saturday — the place he threw 3. Fields grew to be very conversant in Johnson, who sacked him as soon as and picked him off two times. The Sarasota, Florida, local additionally had 4 take on’s within the shedding effort.

eight. Brad Roberts, Air Drive, RB: Roberts scored 3 of Air Drive’s 4 touchdowns within the 28-Zero shutout over New Mexico. He had 177 yards at the floor to guide the Falcons.

Nine. D’Wayne Eskridge, Western Michigan, WR: Eskridge had extra yards than all of the Central Michigan receiving corps within the 52-44 win. The Five-foot-Nine wideout had 212 yards off of simply 4 catches — 3 of them for touchdowns.

10. Jamal Hines, Toledo, DE: Hines were given it executed on all 3 ranges within the 45-28 win over Japanese Michigan. He had 5 tackles, 1½ sacks and returned an interception for a landing in what was once a profession sport.

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