On Monday, the Manning Award, sponsored by the Allstate Sugar Bowl, named eight quarterbacks as its “Stars of the Week” for their Week 6 performances, according to a press release.
The eight quarterbacks, and their Week 6 stat line, include:
Clemson’s Tajh Boyd who was 20 of 27 for five touchdowns and two interceptions,
Fresno State’s David Carr who was 37 of 48 for 419 yards, five touchdowns, and one interception,
Florida Atlantic’s Jacquez Johnson who was 23 of 36 for 299 yards and two touchdowns,
San Diego State’s Quinn Kaehler who was 23 of 32 for 286 yards and three touchdowns,
Oregon’s Marcus Mariota who was 16 of 27 for 355 yards, two touchdowns, and one interception.
Ball State’s Keith Wenning who was 23 of 41 for 346 yards and two touchdowns, and
Florida State’s Jameis Winston who was 23 of 32 for 393 yards and five touchdowns.
The award will name one the aforementioned eight quarterbacks as its Player of the Week later this week.
Oregon State quarterback Sean Mannion was named the Manning Award Player of the Week for Week 6 for his performance in the Beavers’ 44-17 win against Colorado. He was 27 of 52 for 414 yards, six touchdowns, and one interception. Mannion was also named the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week.
The Manning Award, established in 2004, was created to honor the college football accomplishments of Archie, Peyton, and Eli Manning.