Dec. 6, 2010
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Washington tailback Chris Polk has been named the Pac-10 Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced today.
Polk, a sophomore from Redlands, Wash., rushed for 284 yards and two touchdowns on 29 carries (all career highs) as the Huskies beat Washington State, 35-28, in the Apple Cup Saturday in Pullman. Polk scored from two and 57 yards out and also easily eclipsed the 1,000-yard mark for the second straight year.
Arizona State's James Brooks (defense) and Thomas Weber (special teams) were also honored by the Pac-10.