National honors roll for Nix
EUGENE, Oré. — After being named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week on Monday, the Oregon quarterback Bo Nix won nearly every Major National Player of the Week award for his outstanding performance in the Ducks’ 45-30 win over No. 9 UCLA.
Bo Nix Week 8 National Awards
» Maxwell Trophy Player of the Week
Reese’s Senior Bowl Offensive Player of the Week
Davey O’Brien Co-National Quarterback of the Week
» Rose Bowl Game Pac-12 Player of the Week
Walter Camp Offensive Player of the Week
This is the second time this season that Nix has received the national honor of the Maxwell Award, the Rose Bowl Game and the Reese’s Senior Bowl.
Bo Nix vs. No. 9 UCLA
Completed 22 of 28 passes for 283 yards and five touchdowns, tying his career high.
Also ran eight times for 51 yards.
Joined Matt Leinart (USC, 2004) as the only Pac-12 QB to throw for five touchdowns and zero interceptions against a top-10 team.
Just the third Oregon QB since at least 1996 to throw for more than five touchdowns multiple times in a season, joining Justin Herbert (2019) and Marcus Mariota (2014).
One of five FBS QBs this season to throw for five touchdowns multiple times.
Perfect 11 of 11 for 151 yards and three touchdowns in the second quarter.
» Completed 15 consecutive passes from the first quarter to the third.
Tied for eighth among all FBS QBs in Week 8 with an excellent 90.4 overall PFF rating.
Connected on a 49-yard touchdown, his seventh 40+ yard completion this season.
Bo Nix Season Highlights
» 153 of 214 (71.5%), 1,809 yards, 17 TDs, 3 INTs
48 carries, 382 yards, 8 TDs, 7.96 YPC
Leads the Pac-12 and ranks fifth nationally in yards per carry.
Second in the Pac-12 and fifth in the FBS in completion percentage.
Second among all Pac-12 players and tied for fourth among FBS QBs in rushing TDs.
Tied for 19th nationally with a career-high 17 passing touchdowns.
Tied for 16th in the nation with seven completions over 40 yards.
17 passing touchdowns, eight rushing touchdowns and just one INT during Oregon’s six-game winning streak.
74.6 completion percentage over the last six games, No. 2 in the nation during that streak.