Oct. 30, 2000
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - -
Boston College dominated the weekly BIG EAST football awards on Monday after the Eagles defeated Rutgers on Saturday by a 42-13 score.
Eagle running back William Green was named the BIG EAST co-offensive player of the week while Boston College defensive end Sean Guthrie earned defensive honors, while Virginia Tech's Carter Warley captured special teams player of the week. Green shared his award with Pittsburgh quarterback John Turman.
Green (Atlantic City, N.J.) posted his second 200-yard game of the season in the Eagles' 42-13 victory over Rutgers. The sophomore running back finished with 223 yards on 22 carries (10.1-yard average) with two touchdowns. It was the fourth-highest rushing total in school history. Green has posted five games over 100 rushing yards this season, including the top two totals in the BIG EAST. He has 739 yards and eight touchdowns in his last five games and leads the conference in rushing with 114.2 yards per game.
Guthrie (Miami, Fla.) led the BC defense in the Eagles' win over Rutgers. The junior defensive end finished with a career-high 12 tackles, including 10 solo. He also had three sacks for 22 yards, with three tackles for loss. Guthrie leads Boston College with eight tackles for loss (38 yards) and six sacks on the season.
Turman threw for 311 yards and four touchdowns in Pittsburgh's 37-34 loss at Virginia Tech. Warley kicked the game-winning 27-yard field goal with 16 seconds remaining to give Virginia Tech the victory over Pittsburgh.