2 national weekly honors in one week for Will Rogers

Mississippi State quarterback Will Rogers(AP Photo/Butch Dill)
Mississippi State quarterback Will Rogers(AP Photo/Butch Dill)(Butch Dill | AP)
Published: Sep. 7, 2022 at 9:00 AM CDT
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STARKVILLE, Miss. (WMC) - The Mississippi State Bulldogs are creeping up in the receiving votes category after their comfortable win against Memphis in Starkville.

Quarterback Will Rogers is grabbing all the attention.

Rogers earned a pair of national honors for his work against the Tigers.

He is selected as one of the manning stars of the week, and also named to the Davey O’Brien Great 8 List, which honors exceptional quarterback players across the country.  

Rogers completed 38 of 49 passes to 12 different receivers for 450 yards and five touchdowns in the 49-23 victory. 

The 450 passing yards ranks fifth in MSU history, while it was Roger’s sixth career 400-yard game.

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