By Earl Heath, Contributing Sports Writer
Kyle Vantrease passed for 409 yards (37-of-56) and one touchdown and had a game-winning eight-yard touchdown run with 36 seconds left to lift Georgia Southern to a 45-42 road victory at Nebraska. Vantrease completed passes to eight different Eagle receivers as the team, which totaled 642 yards of total offense, improved to 2-0.
The senior from Stow, Ohio is the first Georgia Southern player to earn Walter Camp National Player of Week honors.
On the defensive side Junior, Linebacker, Drew Sanders recorded 11 tackles (8 solo), including three for losses, two quarterback sacks and forced two fumbles as Arkansas defeated SEC-rival South Carolina, 44-30.
The former Denton, TX/Ryan HS also posted one pass breakup and one quarterback hurry as the Razorbacks improved to 2-0. Sanders is the fifth Arkansas player to earn Walter Camp National Player of the Year honors since 2004, and the first since former Razorback linebacker Hunter Henry (Sept. 12, 2021).