Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Rutgers' Sanu, Lefeged earn weekly honor

LOUISVILLE, KY (Sept. 14, 2010) – Rutgers sophomore wide receiver Mohamed Sanu (South Brunswick, N.J.) and senior defensive back Joe Lefeged (Germantown, Md.) were two of nine players from across the nation that have been named honorees in the "Paul Hornung's Most Versatile Performances of the Week.

Rutgers was the only school in the nation to have two players honored on this week’s list.
 
The weekly award honorees highlight elite performances from the previous week in college football that display the same versatility on the field as the legendary Paul Hornung.

In being named the BIG EAST Defensive and Special Teams Player of the Week, Lefeged registered a 29-yard interception return, two kick returns for 42 yards, two punt returns for eight yards, six tackles, two blocked punts, a pass breakup and two forced fumbles in a 19-14 win at Florida International.

Sanu had a big day in a 19-14 win over Florida International as well. He finished with nine carries for 44 yards and a touchdown. He also hauled in four passes for 25 yards and completed one pass for 24 yards and a touchdown. Sanu also got involved in the kicking game and had one punt for 34 yards that was downed inside the 20.

 A weekly, up-to-date rundown of the individual accomplishments of each player on the Watch List can be found on the official website of the Paul Hornung Award at www.paulhornungaward.com.

Rutgers returns to action Saturday, Sept. 25 vs. North Carolina. Kickoff time and television coverage will be announced no later than Sunday.
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