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Jordan Poyer Named Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week

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Oregon St. kick returner Jordan Poyer picks up a block by Jovan Stevenson, which paved the way for an 85 yard touchdown, and the Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week award.<em> (Photo by Andy Wooldridge)</em>
Oregon St. kick returner Jordan Poyer picks up a block by Jovan Stevenson, which paved the way for an 85 yard touchdown, and the Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week award. (Photo by Andy Wooldridge)

Oregon St.'s Jordan Poyer was named the Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week after he returned 5 kicks for 156 yards, including an 85 yard punt return for a touchdown just before halftime, the second longest punt return in Beaver team history.

Oregon's LaMichael James was named the Conference's Offensive Player of the Week, after running for 288 yards, a new Ducks single game record, and piling up 363 yards of total offense. James also scored two touchdowns, which put him first all time in the Oregon record book for rushing touchdowns.

Arizona St. LB Shelly Lyons, who took an interception back for a game icing touchdown in the Sun Devils' win over USC that broke an 11 game losing streak against the Trojans.

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