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CAA Football Awards: Robertson wins Week 2 Offensive Player

John Robertson led an impressive dismantling of a top-10 ranked Fordham on Saturday.


John Robertson completed 17 of 24 passes for 216 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another 61 yards and a touchdown in Villanova's weekend contest against Fordham. He did it all in less than three full quarters, being pulled in the second half once the 'Cats were comfortably ahead.

While the Wildcats' defense was also key in the 50-6 dismantling of the Rams, it is Robertson who was honored by the league this week, earning their Offensive Player of the Week award.

He is now in second-place on Villanova's all-time touchdowns list behind Brian Westbrook, who scored an astounding 89 times on the Main Line.

The full CAA Football weekly honor roll is below...

Offensive Player of the Week

John Robertson  |  QB  |  Villanova

  • In less than three quarters of action, completed 17 of 24 passes for 216 yards and three touchdowns, leading Villanova to an impressive 50-6 win over Fordham.
  • Also rushed 14 times for 61 yards and another score.
  • Moved into second place all-time at Villanova with 35 career touchdowns.

Defensive Player of the Week

Airek Green  |  LB  |  William & Mary

  • Finished with six tackles, four tackles-for-loss and two sacks in William & Mary's 42-14 win at Hampton. The four tackles-for-loss set a career high and the pair of sacks matched a career best.
  • Also forced a fumble and blocked a punt in the game.
  • Helped the Tribe's defense allow just 3.7 yards-per-attempt on Hampton's 29 rushes.

Special Teams Player of the Week

Jimmy Moreland  |  CB  |  James Madison

  • Blocked a potential 27-yard game-tying Lehigh field goal in the game's final minute, clinching the win for James Madison.
  • The play marked JMU's first blocked kick since 2012.
  • Added eight tackles for the Dukes' on defense.

Rookie of the Week

John Miller  |  TB  |  James Madison

  • Led James Madison in rushing with 106 yards on 16 carries in the Dukes' 31-28 victory against Lehigh.
  • Recorded a nine-yard touchdown run early in the second half, sparking a comeback after JMU trailed 21-10 at the break.
  • His 36-yard run on JMU's final drive was key in setting up the Dukes' eventual game-winning score.