It’s nice to know that someone is paying attention to college football west of the Mississippi.
ESPN’s top college football analyst, Kirk Herbstreit, tweeted out his top performers for Week 5 of the season and Oregon quarterback Bo Nix made his list.
Nix certainly deserved the recognition as he dominated Stanford with both his arm and his legs. He was 16-of-29 for 161 yards and two touchdowns. Nix also surprised many, especially the Cardinal defense, when he rattled off an 80-yard run for a touchdown.
While it’s nice to see the Ducks get the pop, Herbstreit inexplicably missed the top performance in the Pac-12 with UCLA’s Dorian Thompson-Robinson. The Bruins senior quarterback torched Washington to get them to 5-0 on the season.
My top performing players from WEEK 5!
Max Duggan, @TCUFootball
Trey Palmer, @HuskerFBNation
Holton Ahlers/C.J. Johnson, @ECUPiratesFB
Bo Nix, @oregonfootball
Miyan Williams, @OhioStateFB
Mike Morris, @UMichFootball
Jadrian Taylor, @UTEPFB
Jahmyr Gibbs, @AlabamaFTBL pic.twitter.com/1E1oNAFNed
— Kirk Herbstreit (@KirkHerbstreit) October 3, 2022