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Freshman Focus: Week 4
A look at the top performances from freshman players and first-year head coaches in Week 4 of the 2022 college football season.
Washington's Penix Jr. nominated for Orange Bowl Courage Award
Washington’s Michael Penix Jr. is this week’s nominee for the 2022 Capital One Orange Bowl-FWAA Courage Award. Penix, a fifth-year senior, has established himself as an early season Heisman Trophy candidate after suffering season-ending injuries in each of his previous four campaigns.
Eastern Michigan is Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week
The Eastern Michigan Eagles jumped ahead with a fast start and ran past Arizona State, 30-21, in Tempe, Ariz., with running back Samson Evans gained 257 yards in a historic night. For handing Arizona State its first home non-conference loss since 2017 and becoming the first Mid-American Conference team to beat a Pac-12 Conference school in the regular season, the Eagles (2-1) earned the Cheez-It Bowl National Team of the Week honor for games of the weekend of Sept. 17, as selected by the Football Writers Association of America.
Freshman Focus: Week 3
A look at the top performances from freshman players and first-year head coaches in Week 3 of the 2022 college football season.