Oklahoma State’s James Washington earns national player of the week honors

Oklahoma State wide receiver James Washington has picked up a national honor for his standout performance in Week 3 of the 2016 college football season.

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

The Cowboys pass catcher earned the honor for his Week 3 performance against the Pittsburgh Panthers. Washington finished the Oklahoma State win with nine receptions for 296 yards and two touchdowns.

In the first half, Washington recorded 231 yards, a single-half school record.

Washington becomes the first wide receiver this season to win The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week. Previous winners include quarterbacks Greg Ward Jr. of Houston in Week 1 and West Virginia’s Skyler Howard in Week 2.

Honorable mentions for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for Week 3 can be seen below:

TOMMY ARMSTRONG JR, QB, NEBRASKA – Senior 

San Antonio, TX (Cibolo Steele HS)

17/33 – 200 yards, 3 TD | 95 yards rushing, TD

W 35-32 vs. #22 Oregon

J.T. BARRETT, QB, OHIO STATE – Junior 

Wichita Falls, TX (Rider HS)

14/20 – 152 yards, 4 TD | 74 yards rushing

W 45-24 @ #14 Oklahoma

KD CANNON, WR, BAYLOR – Junior 

Mount Pleasant, TX (Mount Pleasant HS)

9 catches – 213 yards, 2 TD

W 38-10 @ Rice

RENNIE CHILDS, RB, OKLAHOMA STATE – Senior 

Houston, TX (Cypress Ridge HS)

10 carries – 101 yards, 4 TD

W 45-38 vs. Pittsburgh

JEROD EVANS, QB, VIRGINIA TECH – Junior 

Dallas, TX (Mansfield HS)

16/23 – 253 yards, 5 TD, INT | 48 rushing yards

W 49-0 vs. Boston College

JONATHAN GILES, WR, TEXAS TECH – Sophomore 

Missouri City, TX (Elkins HS)

6 catches – 186 yards, 3 TD

W 59-45 vs. LA Tech

ZAY JONES, WR, EAST CAROLINA – Senior 

Austin, TX (Stephen F. Austin HS)

22 catches – 190 yards

L 20-15 @ South Carolina

KEEVAN LUCAS, WR, TULSA – Senior 

Abilene, TX (Abilene HS)

4 catches – 119 yards, 3 TD

W 58-21 vs. North Carolina A&T

PATRICK MAHOMES II, QB, TEXAS TECH – Junior 

Whitehouse, TX (Whitehouse HS)

26/36 – 470 yards, 5 TD, INT | 37 yards rushing, TD

W 59-45 vs. LA Tech

J’MON MOORE, WR, MISSOURI – Junior

Missouri City, TX (Elkins HS)

8 catches – 196 yards, 2 TD

L 28-27 @ #16 Georgia

SETH RUSSELL, QB, BAYLOR – Senior 

Garland, TX (Garland HS)

22/38 – 337 yards, 3 TD, INT

W 38-10 @ Rice

DAVIS WEBB, QB, CAL – Senior 

Prosper, TX (Prosper HS)

27/40 – 396 yards, 4 TD and 1 rushing TD

W 50-43 vs. #11 Texas

BRAEDEN WEST, RB, SMU – Sophomore

Katy, TX (Seven Lakes HS)

24 carries – 220 yards, 2 TD

W 29-14 vs. Liberty

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Photo Credit: Oklahoma State Athletics

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