LeFors posted the fifth-highest passing total in league and school history with his 459-yard passing performance in the Cardinals' 31-28 loss at TCU on Nov. 5. He completed a career-high 31-of-46 passes with one TD, and also scored on a nine-yard run in the fourth quarter to close the TCU lead to 31-28.
The native of Baton Rouge, La., has thrown for 2,217 yards and 11 touchdowns in leading the Cardinals to a 7-2 record. LeFors has completed 149-of-242 passes and ranks 16th in the country in total offense and 17th in passing efficiency.
Louisville hosts Memphis on Saturday at 3:00 p.m.
Southern Miss' Rod Davis was named the Defensive Player of the Week. The Golden Eagle linebacker finished with 15 tackles, including 12 solo stops in USM's 31-10 win at Houston. The 15 tackles allowed him to tie the C-USA career record for tackles with 460. Davis also had two sacks, four tackles for loss and a forced fumble as USM held Houston to 21 points below its season scoring average.
This weeks Special Teams Player of the Week also plays for Southern Miss. USM punt returner Marvin Young accumulated 112 yards on four punt returns, an average of 28.0 per return in the win at Houston. His 64-yard return was his second-longest of the season and his 112 return yards marked his second game with more than 100 yards in 2003. This is the second time that Young has been named Special Teams Player of the Week.