Anthony McClung, Brandon Lindsey, Tavon Austin Named Big East Players Of The Week

CINCINNATI, OH - DECEMBER 03: Anthony McClung #6 of the Cincinnati Bearcats runs the ball into the end zone to score a second quarter touchdown against the Connecticut Huskies on December 3, 2011 at Nippert Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Tyler Barrick/Getty Images)

BIG EAST OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Anthony McClung • So. • WR • Cincinnati • Indianapolis, Ind.

McClung had eight catches for a career-high 142 yards with two touchdowns to help Cincinnati to a 35-27 win against Connecticut, giving the Bearcats a share of their third BIG EAST title in the last four years. McClung had touchdown receptions of 13 and 31 yards, giving him a team-high five touchdown receptions in the regular season.

BIG EAST DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Brandon Lindsey • Sr. • LB • Pittsburgh • Aliquippa, Pa.

Lindsey had a hand in three turnovers to lead Pittsburgh to a 33-20 win against Syracuse, making the Panthers bowl-eligible. Lindsey finished the game with six tackles, a sack, an interception, two forced fumbles and three quarterback hurries to lead a defense that forced six Syracuse turnovers. Lindsey finished the regular season with 8.5 sacks and 11 tackles for loss.

BIG EAST SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Tavon Austin • Jr. • WR • West Virginia • Baltimore, Md.

Austin had 208 all-purpose yards, including 141 yards on three kickoff returns, to help West Virginia to a 30-27 win at USF, giving the Mountaineers a share of their record seventh BIG EAST championship. Austin returned a third-quarter kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown, giving him two TDs on kickoff returns this season. He also had a team-high seven receptions for 54 yards and added a 30-yard punt return for the Mountaineers.

WEEKLY HONOR ROLL

Derek Wolfe • Sr. • DT • Cincinnati • Lisbon, Ohio

Had 10 tackles, 2.5 sacks and five tackles for loss in a 35-27 win against Connecticut.

Dave Teggart • Sr. • K • Connecticut • Northborough, Mass.

Scored 13 points, going 4-for-4 on field goal attempts with makes of 35, 45, 53 and 43 yards, in a 35-27 loss at Cincinnati.

Kevin Harper • Jr. • K • Pittsburgh • Mentor, Ohio

Scored 15 points, including field goals of 37, 36, 36 and 47 yards, in a 33-20 win against Syracuse.

Stedman Bailey • So. • WR • West Virginia • Miramar, Fla.

Had seven receptions for 80 yards, including a pivotal 26-yard catch on fourth down in the game-winning drive, in a 30-27 win at USF.

Najae Goode • Sr. • LB • West Virginia • Cleveland, Ohio

Had seven tackles, a tackle for loss and a key forced fumble in the fourth quarter in a 30-27 win at USF.

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