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Football: Another weekly honor

This one certainly doesn’t come as a surprise, but Jahvid Best has been named Pac-10 Player of the Week for offense. It’s the third time this season Best has received the award.

The All-Pac-10 team is expected to be released later today. Best certainly has a chance to be named the Offensive Player of the Year. Other potential first-teamers are Alex Mack, Zack Follett and Syd’Quan Thompson. I would throw Tyson Alualu in there but there are some other pretty good defensive linemen in this conference.

Jonathan Okanes

Jonathan Okanes is in his fourth year covering Cal's football team. Previously, he covered Cal's men's basketball team for four years. He can also be followed on Twitter at twitter.com/OkanesonCal.

  • Maddox Rees

    While Best had an amazing day breaking a 54-year old Cal record, I was pretty astonished when I saw the number’s for Jerry Drew’s old record: 284 yards on only ELEVEN carries. Best’s 16 yard per is mind-boggling enough, add another first down per carry to that total for Drew!

    I was wondering if you have any more information on Drew’s day – seems like that might be an interesting story.

    Thanks!