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WAC Announces Football Players of the Week
Courtesy: WAC
DENVER - Idaho quarterback Nathan Enderle, San Jose State safety Tanner Burns and New Mexico State kicker Kyle Hughes were named the Western Athletic Conference offensive, defensive and special teams players of the week, respectively.

Enderle, a junior from North Platte, Neb. (North Platte HS), completed 18-of-23 passes for 270 yards and three touchdowns with no interceptions in the Vandals' 34-31 win at Northern Illinois last Saturday.  He threw touchdown passes of 26, 21 and 58 yards, while directing the offense to 477 yards on the day.

Burns, a sophomore from San Jose, Calif. (Valley Christian HS), had a season-high 11 tackles (6 solo), made an interception and recovered a fumble in San Jose State's 19-9 win over Cal Poly.  The fumble recovery led to the Spartans' go-ahead touchdown in the third quarter and the interception came  in the end zone to seal the victory at the end of the game.

Hughes, a sophomore from Columbia, S.C. (Hargraves Prep), made two field goals of at least 40 yards in helping New Mexico State get its first win at New Mexico since 1999.  Hughes also punted five times for a 53.4-yard average and downed two inside the 20-yard line.  He nailed a 60-yarder, the second longest of his career.  Hughes also kicked off five times and recorded three touchbacks.

Others nominated on offense: sophomore quarterback Kellen Moore, Boise State; junior running back Ryan Mathews, Fresno State; junior quarterback Colin Kaepernick, Nevada; senior wide receiver Marcus Anderson, New Mexico State; junior running back Lamon Muldrow, San Jose State; and sophomore running back Robert Turbin, Utah State.

Also nominated on defense: junior safety Jeron Johnson, Boise State; junior linebacker Nico Herron, Fresno State; junior safety Shiloh Keo, Idaho; junior defensive end Dontay Moch, Nevada; senior linebacker Ross Conner, New Mexico State; and junior cornerback Chris Randle, Utah State.

Other special teams nominations included: junior kick returner Titus Young, Boise State; sophomore kicker Kevin Goessling, Fresno State; freshman kick returner Mike Ball, Nevada; and senior punter Philip Zavala, San Jose State.

-WAC-

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