Texas’ D’Onta Foreman earns national player of the week honor

Texas Longhorns star running back D’Onta Foreman has picked up a national honor for his standout performance in Week 9 of the 2016 college football season. against the rival Baylor Bears.

On Tuesday, it was announced that Foreman has been named The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week.

Foreman rushed 32 times for 250 yards and two touchdowns in Texas’ 35-34 win over No. 8 and previously unbeaten Baylor. The junior running back’s numbers for carries and yardage in the game were both career highs.

Foreman now has 1,105 rushing yards in 2016, with nine straight 100-yard games.

Honorable mentions for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for Week 9 can be seen below:

Week 9 Honorable Mentions:

RONALD JONES, II, RB, USC – Sophomore 

McKinney, TX (McKinney North HS)

18 carries – 223 yards, TD | 2 catches – 18 yards, TD

W, 45-24 vs. Cal


Dallas, TX (DeSoto HS)

6 catches – 164 yards, 2 TD

W, 35-31 @ Tulane


Kennedale, TX (Kennedale HS)

14 carries – 137 yards, 2 TD

W, 40-13 @ Utah State

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