Week Six Lindy’s Honors: Duffey, Garrett stand out Staff

October 07, 2019 at 1:47 pm.



Before Saturday, Texas Tech quarterback Jett Duffey had not started a game this season. After his performance against Oklahoma State, this may not be his last opportunity. The junior from Mansfield, Tex., completed 26 of 44 passes for 424 yards and four touchdowns and ran for another score in the Red Raiders 45-35 win. He tossed scoring passes to four different receivers.


Missouri senior linebacker Cale Garrett was already named SEC Defensive Player of the Week once this season. He had that kind of day again on Saturday against Troy. In the 42-10 win, he intercepted two passes in the second quarter, returning one 33 yards for a score. He also had five tackles, including two for loss. Unfortunately, he later tore his pectoral muscle and may miss the rest of the season after surgery.


“We got stomped on offense. There you have it.” … Utah State head coach Gary Andersen analyzing his team’s loss to LSU, 42-6. Andersen had it pretty well figured out. The Aggies entered the game averaging 533 yards total offense and 38.5 points per game, but missed their standard by almost 200 yards in Baton Rouge. Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow threw for 344 yards and five touchdowns. Through five games, the LSU quarterback has completed 78.3 percent of his passes for 1,864 yards.


Army entered its game at West Point, N.Y., against Tulane on Saturday with a 15-game home winning streak. The Black Knights don’t have that any more. Tulane, a 2-point favorite, outgained Army by 152 yards total offense and outrushed the home team 324 yards to 193 in winning, 42-33. The Green Wave, 4-1 for the first time in 21 seasons, has surpassed 500 yards of total offense in every game except their loss to Auburn in Week 2.


Georgia’s 43-14 win over Tennessee on Saturday was its 15th consecutive victory over SEC Eastern Division opponents. … Ole Miss rushed for 413 yards in its 31-6 home win over Vanderbilt. … Before defeating Boston College, 41-39, on a late field goal, Louisville had a nine-game ACC losing streak. … Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert threw for 214 yards and a touchdown in the 17-7 win over California, extending his streak for consecutive games with a scoring pass to 33. … Heisman Trophy candidate Jonathan Taylor ran only 19 times for 186 yards and four rushing touchdowns and caught a touchdown pass in Wisconsin’s 48-0 whitewash of Kent State. It was his 27th time in 32 career games to surpass 100 yards rushing. … Oklahoma defeated Kansas in Lawrence, 45-20, for its 22nd straight “true” road win, the second longest streak since World War II. The longest streak (25 games) was also the Sooners (25 games, 1953-58). … Iowa quarterback Nate Stanley had thrown 139 passes without an interception before Michigan had three picks on Saturday. The Wolverines won a 10-3 defensive struggle.