Snyder, Player of the Week in the Pac-10

Junior offensive tackle Adam Snyder was named Pac-10 Player of the Week by the Pac-10 conference today. Snyder, 6-6, 310, was the leader of an offensive line that controlled the time of possession against the former No. 3 ranked Michigan Wolverines in Saturday's 31-27 Duck victory.

Oregon held onto the ball for over 35 minutes in the contest and an astounding 14:04 minutes in the first quarter. Oregon ran for 127 yards net rushing on 20 attempts and the offensive line protected for 253 yards of passing while giving up only one sack.

Snyder is from Whittier (Calif.) La Serna HS. He majors in Journalism and was a redshirt in 2000.

He is the first offensive lineman and first Duck this year to be named Pac-10 Player of the Week.

California linebacker Wendell Hunter was named Defensive Player of the Week, while Washington State kicker Drew Dunning was name Special Teams Player of the Week.

Other Ducks nominated to Player of the Week honors were defensive tackle Robby Valenzuela for Defensive Player of the Week and safety Keith Lewis for Special Teams.

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