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Utah RB Ty Jordan Named Pac-12 Offensive Freshman Of The Year

Dec 22, 2020, 1:22 PM
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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Utah running back Ty Jordan earned Pac-12 Offensive Freshman of the Year.

Jordan is the first Utah player to earn a Pac-12 Freshman of the Year award. It’s back-to-back seasons that Utah has produced a Player of the Year winner after Zack Moss was named Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year in 2019.

The Mesquite, Texas native is the first Utah player to win a conference freshman of the year award since Jason Kaufusi won the Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year in 2000.

Jordan earned Pac-12 Freshman of the Week three consecutive weeks to end the season.

In five games this season, Jordan racked up 597 yards and 6 touchdowns, while catching 11 passes for 126 yards.

Colorado running back Jarek Broussard earned Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year. USC safety Talanoa Hufanga won the Pat Tillman Defensive Player of the Year award. Former Orem High School star and current Oregon linebacker Noah Sewell was named conference Freshman Defensive Player of the Year. Finally, Colorado head coach Karl Dorrell was named Pac-12 Coach of the Year. Kyle Whittingham earned that award last season.

Trevor Allen is a Utah Utes Insider for KSLSports.com and host of the Crimson Corner podcast. Follow him on Twitter: @TrevorASportsYou can download and listen to the podcast, here.

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