Here are the Week 7 players of the week, as announced and written by the league offices in Greensboro, N.C.:
OFFENSIVE BACK – Andre Ellington, Clemson, RB, Jr., 5-10, 190, Moncks Corner, S.C.
Ellington had a career high 212 rushing yards in 22 attempts to lead Clemson’s 306-yard ground attack in the win at Maryland. Ellington started the day strong with 60 yards rushing in the first quarter. He then iced the game with a 44-yard run for Clemson’s final score of the night. Ellington had five rushes of 10 yards or more, as Clemson scored its highest point total against an ACC team in 12 years.
RECEIVER and ROOKIE – Sammy Watkins, Clemson, WR, Fr., 6-1, 200, Fort Myers, Fla.
The true freshman from Ft. Myers, Fla., had a school record
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