Darwin Thompson Named MWC Offensive Player of the Week
LOGAN, Utah – Utah State running back Darwin Thompson was named the Mountain West Conference offensive player of the week on Monday following the Aggies’ 56-17 win over Hawaii. Thompson carried the ball 13 times for 141 yards and 3 touchdowns; a career high for yards and carries. He also caught two passes for 37 yards.
It is the first time of Thompson’s career he has been named conference offensive player of the week. For the season, he has rushed for 702 yards on 93 carries on the season and has 13 touchdowns.
As a team, the Aggies rushed for 426 yards against Hawaii and combined for 601 total offensive yards. It was the second week in a row Utah State has amassed over 600 yards of offense.
Utah State plays their final home game this Saturday at Maverik Stadium, hosting San Jose State. The game kicks off at 2:00 pm.
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