Verizon Wireless WAC Football Players of the Week Announced
Martin, a sophomore from Stockton, Calif. (St. Mary's HS), rushed for a career-high 121 yards on 13 carries and scored a career-high four touchdowns in Boise State's 52-21 win at Utah State. He averaged 9.3 yards per carry and also caught one pass for six yards in the game.
Jacobs, a junior from Las Vegas, Nev. (Silverado HS), tied an NCAA record by forcing three fumbles in Fresno State's 30-28 win over Louisiana tech. Jacobs recovered two of the fumbles and returned one 21 yards for a touchdown in the first quarter. He also had a team-high eight tackles (6 solo), including 1.5 for a loss of four yards.
Goessling, a sophomore from Placentia, Calif. (Servite HS), was perfect on kicks last week making all three field goals and all three of his extra point attempts against Louisiana Tech. Trailing 28-24 in the fourth quarter, Goessling made two field goals including the game-winner from 35 yards out with no time on the clock.
Others nominated on offense: senior wide receiver Seyi Ajirotutu, Fresno State; sophomore quarterback Shane Austin, Hawai'i; and senior running back Luke Lippincott, Nevada.
Also nominated on defense: sophomore defensive lineman Shea McCellin, Boise State; senior defensive lineman Tuika Tufaga, Hawai'i; junior defensive end Ryan Coulson, Nevada; junior linebacker Pompey Festejo, San Jose State; and sophomore linebacker Bobby Wagner, Utah State.
Other special teams nominations included: junior placekicer/punter Kyle Brotzman, Boise State; and junior placekicker Ricky Drake, Nevada.