Ohio State quarterback Kenny Guiton has been selected The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the fourth week of the college football season, Cindy Smoak, vice president of SPORTyler, announced Monday.
Guiton, of Houston, is a fifth-year senior who got his first college start at quarterback two weeks ago for an injured Braxton Miller.
The Aldine Eisenhower High School graduate set a school record Saturday with six touchdown passes — all in the first half — in a 76-0 win over Florida A&M in Columbus, Ohio.
Guiton completed 24 of 34 passes for 215 yards.
Week 4 honorable mentions include:
Bryce Petty, Baylor — Junior quarterback from Midlothian (18 of 27 pass attempts, 351 yards, 4 TDs, 26 yards on 5 carries, TD in 70-7 win over Louisiana-Monroe in Waco).
Johnathan Gray, Texas — Sophomore running back from Aledo (28 carries for 141 yards, 2 TDs in 31-21 win over Kansas State in Austin).
Antwan Goodley, Baylor — Junior wide receiver from Midland (5 catches, 156 yards, 2 TDs in 70-7 win over Louisiana-Monroe in Waco).
The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, announced in 2012 by the Tyler Chamber and SPORTyler, recognizes the top offensive player in Division 1 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 Division I Texas college.
For more information about The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award go towww.earlcampbellaward.com or ETFinalScore.com.