UCLA: Keeping It Bruin
Jonathan Franklin Pac-12 Player Of The Week
By Eric Lemus
Sep 4, 2012 - 12:24:17 PM

LOS ANGELES—UCLA Bruins senior running back Jonathan Franklin was named Pac-12 Conference Offensive Player of the Week for his performance against the Rice Owls in Houston last week.

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Jonathan Franklin, RB.
Franklin ran for 214 yards and scored three touchdowns against Rice en route to a 49-24 Bruin victory. Franklin is 849 yards away from becoming UCLA's all-time rushing leader.

Southern California's Marqise Lee was named Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week. Lee had a spectacular day on the offensive side of the ball, catching 10 balls for 197 yards and a touchdown, but his 100-yard kickoff return for a score was enough to win him the honor on special teams.

Linebacker Jake Fischer of Arizona was named Defensive Player of the Week after a 13-tackle effort in the Wildcats' win over Toledo.


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