Maxwell Football Club’s College Football Players of the Week for Week 12

COLUMBIA, SC/USA JUNE 5, 2018: Williams Brice Stadium on the campus of the University of South Carolina.

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As the college football rolls on, the Maxwell Football Club continues to announce its weekly honors. Following Week 12 of the 2022 campaign, the Maxwell Football Club announced its latest Maxwell Award Player of the Week and Bednarik Award Player of the Week.

The Maxwell Award Player of the Week will be recognized for overall performance on offense, defense, or special teams. The Chuck Bednarik Award Player of the Week, meanwhile, will be honored for outstanding defensive play.

This week, South Carolina Gamecocks quarterback Spencer Rattler picked up honors after throwing for 438 yards and six touchdowns in a 63-38 upset win over the Tennessee Volunteers.

Defensively, Georgia Tech’s Keion White earned the honors after recording three sacks in a win over UNC.

Additional information on the Week 12 Player of the Week winners can be seen below.


Maxwell Award Player of the Week: Spencer Rattler, QB, South Carolina

South Carolina quarterback Spencer Rattler has been named Maxwell Award Player of the Week after leading the Gamecocks to a huge win over the fifth-ranked Tennessee Volunteers Saturday in Columbia. In the 63-38 shootout, the 6-1, 215-pound junior went 30-37 on passes for 438 yards and 6 touchdown passes, while adding 16 rushing yards and 15 receiving yards. Rattler and the Gamecocks scoring 63 points are the most by an unranked team against an AP top-five opponent in the poll era. The Gamecocks travel to Death Valley this weekend to take on their in-state rival seventh-ranked Clemson.


Bednarik Award Player of the Week: Keion White, DL, Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech defensive lineman Keion White was named the Chuck Bednarik Award Player of the Week after leading the Yellow Jackets past #13 North Carolina 21-17. The 6-5, 286-pound senior defensive lineman scattered four solo tackles, three assisted tackles, along with three sacks in the upset win on Saturday. White has 7.5 sacks on the year which has him tied for 24th in the country in sacks. The Yellow Jackets travel to Athens to take on the top-ranked Georgia Bulldogs on Saturday.

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