Memphis’ Austin, Temple’s Kwenkeu, Houston’s Nunnery Take Weekly Football Honors

The American Athletic Conference has announced the winners of the league’s weekly football honors for the second week of the 2021 season.
Calvin Austin III • Sr. • WR • Memphis
Austin had six receptions for 239 yards — the most by an NCAA FBS player in a game this season — and three long touchdowns to lead Memphis to a 55-50 win at Arkansas State. Austin had touchdown receptions of 55, 50 and 75 yards, including a fourth-quarter TD that stood up as the gamewinner. 

Picture from Memphis Twitter

William Kwenkeu • Gr. • LB • Temple
Kwenkeu had seven tackles with 2.0 sacks, 2.5 tackles for loss and a 38-yard fumble return for a touchdown in Temple’s 45-24 win at Akron. His TD was one of two defensive scores for the Owls, who limited the Zips to 10 points through the final three quarters.
Mannie Nunnery • RFr. • LB • Houston
Nunnery blocked two punts, one of which led to a Houston touchdown, to help the Cougars to a 44-7 win at Rice. Nunnery is one of three FBS players with two blocked kicks in a game this season. 
Dillon Gabriel • Jr. • QB • UCF
Had 355 yards of total offense with three touchdowns (two passing, one rushing) in a 63-14 win against Bethune-Cookman. 

Picture from UCF Twitter

Logan Hall • Jr. • DT • Houston
Had a team-high eight tackles with 2.5 tackles for loss and 0.5 sacks in a 44-7 win at Rice. 
Ulysses Bentley IV • So. • RB • SMU
Rushed for 141 yards and a touchdown and had a TD reception in a 35-12 win against North Texas. 
Isaiah Nwokobia • Fr. • S • SMU
Had seven tackles with a sack and an interception in a 35-12 win against North Texas.
Randle Jones • Jr. • WR • Temple
Had seven receptions for 170 yards, six first downs and two touchdowns in a 45-24 win at Akron.

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