Win a game and players get rewarded. Congrats to Lance and Clayton!
Mitchell, a senior from Pasadena, Calif., made seven tackles, including five solo tackles, and posted his sixth career interception in Oregon State’s first win of the season, a 37-27 victory over Arizona. In addition, he recorded a fumble recovery and a pass breakup. Mitchell also made a 13-yard reception for a first down on a fake punt.
York, a junior from Redmond, Ore., not only blocked his first punt, he returned it 41 yards for a touchdown to give the Beavers a 14-0 lead. It was Oregon State’s first blocked punt for a touchdown since 2008 against Washington State. A walk-on, York also made one tackle on special teams.
Also Nominated (Offense): Brock Osweiler, QB, ASU; Keenan Allen, WR, CAL; Sean Mannion, QB, OSU; Andrew Luck, QB, STAN; Nelson Rosario, WR, UCLA.