Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson and Washington linebacker Psalm Wooching have been named Walter Camp FBS Players of the Week, according to Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports.
The 21-year-old Watson, a junior, helped lead the Tigers to a 42-36 comeback win over third-ranked Louisville on Saturday. He went 20-of-31 for 306 yards and threw for five touchdowns and three interceptions. That was good for a passer rating of 181.3.
On top of that, the 6-3, 215-pound Watson rushed for 91 yards on 14 carries.
Through five games this season, Watson has thrown for 1,302 yards, 14 touchdowns and seven interceptions. He owns a completion percentage of 60.8 percent and boasts a 139 passer rating. Thanks to Watson’s impressive play thus far, Clemson is 5-0 and rising up the ranks.
On the other hand, Wooching was simply dominant during the Huskies’ eye-opening 44-6 victory over seventh-ranked Stanford on Friday night. The senior recorded six tackles, three sacks and one forced fumble.
The 6-4, 231-pound Woohing has been an integral part of Washington’s defense so far this year. The Hawaii native has posted 21 tackles and 4.5 sacks through five contests, helping the Huskies managed a perfect 5-0 record.
Clemson will look to continue its impressive run when the Tiger travel to Massachusetts to take on Boston College at 7:30 p.m. ET on Friday evening. At the moment, the Tigers only have one ranked team on their schedule the rest of the way – 12th-ranked Florida State on Oct. 29.
As for Washington, the Huskies will take on the Oregon Ducks on the road on Saturday. The only currently ranked team Washington has left on its schedule is No. 18 Utah, also on Oct. 29.