DALLAS (FWAA) – With their 42-29 win over at Arkansas,
the Kentucky Wildcats (4-0) are the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National
Team of the Week for games of the weekend of Sept. 22.
Woodson threw for 265 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another
score, leading the Wildcats to second consecutive fourth-quarter
comeback. Keenan Burton caught a 32-yard touchdown from Woodson
with 4:02 remaining to give Kentucky the lead for good.
Woodson completed 21-of-39 attempts and has now thrown 296 passes
without an interception, breaking Trent Dilfer's major college record
Including last season, Kentucky has won nine of its last 10 games.
That is the best 10-game stretch since the 1977 team won nine of
its last 10 games of the season.
Other Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Bowl National Team of the Week nominees
for the weekend of Sept. 22 included:
• Syracuse (1-3): Andrew Robinson threw for a career-high
423 yards and Taj Smith caught four passes for 173 yards and
two scores as the Orange stunned Louisville, 38-35, ending the
Cardinals' 20-game home winning streak.
• UNLV (2-0): Frank Summers rushed for 190 yards and
scored three touchdowns to lead the Rebels to a 27-0 upset victory
over Utah, ending an 11-game losing streak to the Utes.
The FWAA has named a national team of the week since the 2002
season. This is the third season that the award has been sponsored
by the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl.
Select members of the FWAA board of directors decide the weekly
honor. Each Monday during the 2007 college football season, the
FWAA will name the Tostitos Bowl National Team of the Week through
Since 1971, the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl has hosted six games
that have decided the college football national championship, including
three Bowl Championship Series title games. Last season, the Tostitos
Fiesta Bowl presented three post-season games, including the Insight
Bowl and the BCS title game. This season the game will be played
on Jan. 2, 2008 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.
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