Position Awards: Week 2

Plenty of movement on the weekly awards watch-lists after the win against Utah State

Each week we'll be tracking the play of players at different positions and rank them based on their results. These awards will act as sort of a ‘power rankings' for individual positions and position groups and at the end of the season we'll name the award winner for each category below.

The Utah State game was an eye-opener as it was clear expectations were met and surpassed by some players and yet disappointing for others. Below are the current rankings as well as their initial pre-season rankings.

Jordan Gross Award (Best OL)
1. Jeremiah Tofaeono (2)
2. Vyncent Jones (3)
3. CJ Poutasi (1)
4. Junior Salt (5)
5. Siaosi Aiono (4)

Steve Smith Award (Best Receiver)
1. Anthony Denham (5)
2. Jake Murphy (1)
3. Dres Anderson (3)
4. Sean Fitzgerald (NR)
5. Westlee Tonga (4)

Alex Smith Award (Offensive MVP)
1. Travis Wilson (1)
2. Anthony Denham (NR)
3. Jake Murphy (2)
4. Dres Anderson (3)
5. Sean Fitzgerald (NR)

Eric Weddle Award (Defensive MVP)
1. Nate Orchard (2)
2. Trevor Reilly (3)
3. Tenny Palepoi (1)
4. Jared Norris (NR)
5. Eric Rowe (5)

Luther Elliss Award (Best DL)
1. Nate Orchard (3)
2. Trevor Reilly (2)
3. Tenny Palepoi (1)
4. LT Tuipulotu (5)
5. Hunter Dimick (NR)

Morgan Scalley Award (Best DB)
1. Eric Rowe (1)
2. Michael Walker (5)
3. Davion Orphey (4)
4. Keith McGill (3)
5. Joseph Smith (NR)

Louie Sakoda Award (Best ST)
1. Andy Phillips (2)
2. James Poole (1)
3. Chandler Johnson (NR)

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