McGill Named WAC Football Defensive Player of the Week
Nov. 27, 2000
DENVER - TCU quarterback Casey Printers, Fresno State free safety Bryce McGill and Tulsa punter Casey Lipscomb were named the offensive, defensive and special teams players of the week, respectively.
Printers, a sophomore from DeSoto, Texas (DeSoto HS), accounted for five touchdowns in a 62-7 win against SMU. He completed 13-of-19 passes for 251 yards and a career-high four touchdowns. Printers also rushed seven times for 90 yards and another score. He threw touchdown passes of 38, 19, 16 and 34 yards.
McGill, a freshman from Bakersfield, Calif. (Bakersfield), had a season-high 13 tackles (nine solo) in his first career start in a win at San Jose State. McGill also had one tackle for a loss of 20 yards and forced a fumble in the game. He was part of a defense that held the WACs second highest scoring offense to a season-low six points and also helped hold the Spartans to just 38 yards rushing.
Lipscomb, a junior from Miami, Okla. (Miami HS), punted five times for 233 yards and a 46.6-yard average in a victory over Nevada. He had two punts inside the 20-yard line, including a long of 71 yards that was downed at the one-yard line.
Other offensive nominees included junior quarterback David Carr, Fresno State, sophomore wide receiver Justin Colbert, Hawai'i, and freshman running back Eric Richardson, Tulsa.
On the defensive side, nominees included junior defensive back Nate Jackson, Hawai'i, senior defensive end Aaron Schobel, TCU, and senior linebacker Ashon Farley, Tulsa.
Special team nominations included freshman punter Mat McBriar, Hawai'i.