Lorello, a 6-1 junior defensive back from Powell, Ohio, had eight tackles – all solo – in West Virginia's 35-30 win at Rutgers. Three of his tackles were for lost yardage, including one sack. He also recovered a fumble.
The award is the third straight week that West Virginia has had a player honored by the league. Overall, WVU has earned eight player of the week awards this season.