Proche Named Earl Campbell Tyler Rose National Player of the Week

TYLER, Texas – SMU wide receiver James Proche has been named The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the sixth week of the college football season.

Proche had 11 receptions for 153 yards and two touchdowns, including the game-winning TD in the third overtime period, in SMU’s 43-37 win against Tulsa. Proche’s two touchdowns helped SMU rally from a 30-9 fourth-quarter deficit and kept the Mustangs unbeaten at 6-0 entering an open week.

The senior wide receiver was also chosen as the American Athletic Conference Offensive Player of the Week and the Walter Camp National Offensive Player of the Week.

James Proche is a graduate of DeSoto HS in Dallas, Texas.

Week 6 Honorable Mentions:

RYAN AGNEW, QB, SAN DIEGO STATE 

Senior 

Southlake, TX (Carroll HS) 

16/20 – 147 yards, 3 TD 

W 24-10 vs. Colorado State 

J.K. DOBBINS, RB, OHIO STATE 

Junior 

La Grange, TX (La Grange HS) 

24 carries – 172 yards, TD 

W 34-10 vs. #25 Michigan State 

JETT DUFFEY, QB, TEXAS TECH 

Junior 

Mansfield, TX (Lake Ridge HS) 

26/44 – 424 yards, 4 TD | 16 yards rushing, TD 

W 45-35 vs. #21 Oklahoma State

XAVIER JONES, RB, SMU 

Senior 

Spring, TX (Spring HS) 

26 carries – 121 yards, 2 TD 

W 43-37 vs. Tulsa (3 OT)

SINCERE MCCORMICK, RB, UTSA 

Freshman 

Converse, TX (Judson HS) 

22 carries – 189 yards, TD + 7 yards receiving 

W 26-16 @ UTEP

THE EARL CAMPBELL TYLER ROSE AWARD

The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, announced in 2012 by the Tyler Chamber and SPORTyler, recognizes the top offensive player in Division I football who also exhibits the enduring characteristics that define Earl Campbell: integrity, performance, teamwork, sportsmanship, drive, community, and tenacity; specifically tenacity to persist and determination to overcome adversity and injury in pursuit of reaching goals.

In addition, the nominee must meet one or more of the following criteria: born in Texas and/or graduated from a Texas High School and/or played at a Texas-based junior college or four year D1 Texas college.