Oregon Performance Garner's Awards for Moore

Boise State's redshirt freshman QB Kellen Moore was honored on Monday by the Western Athletic Conference, as well as by the Walter Camp Football Foundation for his performance against the University of Oregon in Eugene, Saturday. It was just his third start for the Broncos...

New Haven, Conn. – The Walter Camp Football Foundation has announced its Bowl Subdivision National Offensive and Defensive Players of the Week for games ending September 20.

About the Award: This is the fifth consecutive year that the Walter Camp Football Foundation will honor one offensive and one defensive player as its national 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

KELLEN MOORE, BOISE STATE

Freshman, Quarterback, Prosser, WA/Prosser HS

Redshirt freshman quarterback Kellen Moore threw for 386 yards and three touchdowns as Boise State upset 17th-ranked Oregon, 37-32. Moore completed 24-of-36 passes and threw scoring tosses of 9, 3, 73 yards as the Broncos (3-0) won their first road game against a Pac-10 opponent.

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 – 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.

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WAC Announces Football Players of the Week
Courtesy: WAC
Release: 09/22/2008

DENVER – Boise State quarterback Kellen Moore, New Mexico State free safety Derrick Richardson and Louisiana Tech linebacker Kiamni Washington were named the Western Athletic Conference offensive, defensive and special teams players of the week, respectively.

Moore, a freshman from Prosser, Wash. (Prosser HS), completed 25-of-37 passes for 386 yards and three touchdowns in Boise State's 37-32 win at Oregon on Saturday. Moore completed passes to 11 different receivers and touchdown passes of nine, three and 73 yards to three different players. He hit Vinny Perretta on a 73-yard touchdown pass early in the third quarter. The win was the first for Boise State against an automatic qualifying BCS team on the road.

Others nominated on offense: senior quarterback Tom Brandstater, Fresno State; junior running back Daniel Porter, Louisiana Tech; junior wide receiver Marcus Anderson, New Mexico State; and sophomore quarterback Diondre Borel, Utah State.

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