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CAA Football Week 4 Awards: Villanova QB John Robertson named Offensive Player of the Week


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The CAA released their weekly awards list, and Villanova Wildcats quarterback John Robertson was named the Offensive Player of the Week after he starred in the 'Cats come-from-behind home victory over the James Madison Dukes. Robertson, playing with a broken bone in his non-throwing hand, tied a career-high with 4 passing touchdowns while finishing 22-27 for 337 yards and 0 INTs.

The full list of awards is below.

Offensive Player of the Week: John Robertson | QB | Villanova

  • Went 22-of-27 for a career-high 337 yards in Villanova's victory over JMU.
  • Also matched a career-high with four touchdown throws.
  • Completed 15-straight passes to open the game.

Defensive Player of the Week: Odell Benton | LB | Elon

  • Recorded five tackles in Elon's win against Charlotte, including a sack, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery on the 49ers' second play from scrimmage.
  • Intercepted a pass with Charlotte driving late in the fourth quarter, helping Elon hold its lead.
  • Becomes the first CAA Football Player of the Week in Elon history.

Special Teams Player of the Week: Patrick Toole | PK | UAlbany

  • Connected on three of four field goals and all four extra points in UAlbany's road win against Rhode Island.
  • The field goals came from 46 yards and a pair of 23-yard kicks.
  • His three made field goals tied a Great Danes single-game record.

Rookie of the Week: Josh Gontarek | WR | UAlbany

  • Totaled 103 all-purpose yards as UAlbany improved its record to 3-0.
  • Finished with a team-best 87 yards on nine receptions, including a nine-yard touchdown – the first of his career.
  • Returned one kickoff for 16 yards.