Defensive Points and Giant Killer Award: Minnesota

Who led the way for the Oregon State defense? Time to take a look at the defensive MVP's from the Minnesota game.

BeaverBlitz may have a new home on the Scout network, but your favorite features of the football season have not been forgotten. Each week, we break down the stats and award the top defensive players with MVP status, with the top defender earning the Giant Killer Stone Award.

Against the Gophers we saw a much more physical Beaver defense then we saw a year ago. Yes, there is still plenty of growth to be had, but as a unit the defense was more stout then we've seen.

Redshirt freshman cornerback Xavier Crawford earned the Giant Killer Award for the first time in his young career. He led the team in tackles and pass break-ups. Senior Treston Decoud and safety Devin Chappell each tallied seven tackles.

At linebacker, MVP honors go to junior Manase Hungalu who, like Crawford had eight tackles on the day. Hungalu has improved by leaps and bounds. He was physical and found his way into plays. Fellow linebacker Caleb Saulo had six assisted tackles, while Bright Ugwoegbu and Titus Failauga added five each.

Baker Pritchard led the defensive line with four tackles and a pass break-up. Sumner Houston and Noke Tago each added a tackle as well.

WEEKLY AWARDS
WEEK
GIANT KILLER
DEFENSIVE LINE
LINEBACKER
SECONDARY
Minnesota
Xavier Crawford
Baker Pritchard
Manase Hungalu
Xavier Crawford
Idaho State        
Boise State        
Colorado        
Cal        
Utah        
Washington        
Washington St.        
Stanford        
UCLA        
Arizona        
Oregon        

OREGON STATE DEFENSIVE POINTS MINNESOTA

NAME
RUN DEFENSE
PASS DEFENSE
BIG PLAYS
TOTAL
Player
solo
assit
total
TFL
sacks
ints
brk-ups
qbh
fum rec
fum force
block kick
safety
return
POINTS
Xavier Crawford
8
0
8
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
13.00
Devin Chappell
5
2
7
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
10.00
Manase Hungalu
4
4
8
0.5
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
10.00
Baker Pritchard
3
1
4
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
6.25
Treston Decoud
3
4
7
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
6.00
Bright Ugwoegbu
2
3
5
0.5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4.75
Brandon Arnold
3
2
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4.50
Caleb Saulo
0
6
6
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4.50
Titus Failauga
3
2
5
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4.50
Dwayne Williams
3
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
3.00
Jalen Moore
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1.00
Kendall Hill
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1.00
Noke Tago
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1.00
Sumner Houston
1
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1.00
DEFENSE STATISTICAL REPORT CARD
SUBJECT
VALUE
GRADE
CORE DEFENSE
Points Allowed
30
C
Total Yards
280
B+
1st Downs Allowed
21
B
3rd Down Conversion %
50%
C
BIG PLAYS
Turnovers + Sacks
2
C-
RUSH DEFENSE
Net Yards Rushing
150
C+
Yards Per Attempt
3.2
B+
PASS DEFENSE
Net Yards Passing
130
A
Average Per Pass Att.
4.8
B+
OVERALL G.P.A./GRADE
2.78
B-
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