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Giant Killer + Defensive MVP's: Civil War

Who led the way for the Oregon State defense? Time to take a look at the defensive points and grades from the Civil War.

The 120th Civil War will be one to be remembered.  The Beaver defense came ready to play and they slowed the Oregon offense, holding them to 384 yards, well below their 492 yards per game average for the season.  

The Beavers were led by junior linebacker Manase Hungalu, who earned his second Giant Killer Award of the season after leading the team in tackles (nine) and forcing two quarterback hurries.  Senior linebacker Caleb Saulo was close and contributed eight tackles, while Titus Failauga and Jonathan Willis added seven tackles against the Ducks.

Senior cornerback Treston Decoud vowed to have a big game and he delivered, earning MVP honors in the secondary for the third time this season. Decoud contributed five tackles and had two big pass break-ups in the win. It was a big day for the secondary with Brandon ArnoldDevin Chappell and Dwayne Williams adding fifteen tackles and three more pass break-ups.

The defensive line was led by tackle Elu Aydon who recorded a big sack on Duck quarterback Justin Herbert late in the game to help the Beavers seal the win. Phillip Napoleon and Paisa Savea added three tackles for the defensive front.

Congratulations to this week's MVP's.

WEEKLY AWARDS
WEEK
GIANT KILLER
DEFENSIVE LINE
LINEBACKER
SECONDARY
Minnesota
Xavier Crawford
Baker Pritchard
Manase Hungalu
Xavier Crawford
Idaho State  Treston Decoud Baker Pritchard Caleb Saulo Treston Decoud
Boise State  Devin Chappell Elu Aydon Bright Ugwoegbu Devin Chappell
Colorado NO MVP's NO MVP's NO MVP's NO MVP's
Cal  Xavier Crawford Phillip Napoleon Bright Ugwoegbu Xavier Crawford
Utah Devin Chappell  Kalani Vakameilalo Bright Ugwoegbu Devin Chappell
Washington Caleb Saulo  Elu Aydon  Caleb Saulo Xavier Crawford 
Washington St. Caleb Saulo  Baker Pritchard Caleb Saulo Jalen Moore
Stanford  Andrzej Hughes-Murray  Baker Pritchard  Andrzej Hughes-Murray  Xavier Crawford
UCLA  Manase Hungalu Kalani Vakameilalo  Manase Hungalu   Treston Decoud
Arizona  Caleb Saulo  Phillip Napoleon Caleb Saulo  Xavier Crawford
Oregon  Manase Hungalu  Elu Aydon Manase Hungalu Treston Decoud

OREGON STATE DEFENSIVE POINTS OREGON

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
Manase Hungalu
5
4
9
0
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
11.00
Treston Decoud
4
1
5
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
9.75
Caleb Saulo
3
5
8
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
9.25
Brandon Arnold
4
2
6
0.5
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
8.50
Dwayne Williams
2
3
5
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
6.75
Devin Chappell
0
4
4
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
5.50
Titus Failauga
3
1
4
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
5.25
Elu Aydon
1
1
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
4.25
Kendall Hill
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
0
3.25
Jonathan Willis
1
2
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2.50
Phillip Napoleon
2
0
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2.00
Xavier Crawford
1
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1.75
Paisa Savea
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0.75
Shawn Wilson
0
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0.75
DEFENSE STATISTICAL REPORT CARD
SUBJECT
VALUE
GRADE
CORE DEFENSE
Points Allowed
24
B-
Total Yards
384
B-
1st Downs Allowed
21
B
3rd Down Conversion %
30%
B+
BIG PLAYS
Turnovers + Sacks
3
C
RUSH DEFENSE
Net Yards Rushing
171
C-
Yards Per Attempt
5.7
C-
PASS DEFENSE
Net Yards Passing
213
B
Average Per Pass Att.
7.3
C+
OVERALL G.P.A./GRADE
2.56
C+

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