GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com)– The Atlantic Coast Conference Football Players of the Week have been recognized following their standout performances in last weekend’s games.
The selections are determined by a vote of a 16-member media panel. The following are this week’s honorees:
QUARTERBACK – Trevor Lawrence, Clemson, Jr., QB, Cartersville, Ga.
Completed 26-of-37 passes for 403 yards with two touchdowns and no interceptions in a 52-17 win over Pitt, improving to 32-1 as a starter to tie Rodney Williams, Tajh Boyd and Deshaun Watson for the school record for wins as a starting quarterback • It was his second career 400-yard passing day, ending one yard shy of his career high of 404 passing yards set earlier this season at Georgia Tech.
RECEIVER – Cornell Powell, Clemson, Sr., WR, Greenville, N.C.
Recorded six receptions for a career-high 176 receiving yards, tied for the 10th-most receiving yards in a game in Clemson history, in a 52-17 win over Pitt • Registered his third consecutive 100-yard receiving game to tie a school record shared by Charlie Waters (1969), Tony Horne (1997), Rod Gardner (2000), DeAndre Hopkins (2012) and Sammy Watkins (2013) • Became only the third Clemson player ever to record back-to-back 150-yard receiving games, joining DeAndre Hopkins in 2012 and Sammy Watkins in 2013.
DEFENSIVE BACK – Mario Goodrich, Clemson, Jr., CB, Kansas City, Mo.
Made his first career start and recorded two interceptions, becoming the first Clemson player to pick off two passes in a single game since Cordrea Tankersley in the 2016 ACC Championship Game against Virginia Tech • Part of a Clemson defense that picked off Pitt quarterback Kenny Pickett four times after Pickett had entered the game with only four interceptions in 259 pass attempts this year.