Panfil MWC Co-Defensive Player Of The Week

TCU defensive end Matt Panfil has been named the Mountain West Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts in the Horned Frogs' 31-14 victory over Stanford.

TCU defensive end Matt Panfil has been named the Mountain West Conference Co-Defensive Player of the Week for his efforts in the Horned Frogs' 31-14 victory over Stanford.

Panfil shares the award with New Mexico cornerback Glover Quin.

A senior from North Crowley High School in Fort Worth, Panfil posted four tackles for a loss with two sacks. He also had a forced fumble, fumble recovery and pass break-up. He totaled five stops in the game.

Panfil was instrumental in the Frogs' limiting Stanford to 193 yards of offense. The Cardinal did not have a successful third-down conversion until the fourth quarter.

Panfil is tied for third nationally with his team-best seven tackles for a loss on the season. He also ranks 11th in the country with his TCU-high 3.5 sacks.

It's the second time in three weeks that a TCU defensive end has received the MWC's weekly honor. Jerry Hughes was named the MWC Defensive Player of the Week after the season-opening 26-3 win at New Mexico.


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