TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State senior wide receiver Rashad Greene and junior defensive end Mario Edwards, Jr. captured ACC Player of the Week honors on Monday.
Greene was named the ACC Receiver of the Week for the fourth time this season and fifth time in his career after the Albany, Ga., native recorded a career-best 13 receptions for 136 yards and a touchdown versus Virginia on Saturday. He became the first FSU receiver to have 13 catches since current co-offensive coordinator/wide receiver coach Lawrence Dawsey accomplished the feat in 1990.
Greene leads the ACC in receptions (71) and receiving yards (989) this season. He is 11 yards shy of joining Ron Sellers (1967-68) as the only Seminole receivers with multiple 1,000-yard seasons.
Edwards, Jr. was named ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week after his dominant performance against the Cavaliers. Edwards, Jr. forced a fumble on Virginia’s first play and never looked back, totaling career highs in tackles (nine) and tackles for loss (4.0) to go along with his forced fumble and a sack. He leads FSU with 10.0 tackles for loss this season.
Edwards, Jr. was also named the College Football Performance Awards National Defensive Lineman of the Week, as well.
Aguayo Named Groza Star of the Week
Redshirt sophomore kicker Roberto Aguayo was named a Lou Groza Award Star of the Week for a third time this season on Monday.
Aguayo made field goals from 40- and 43-yards and all four of his PATs against Virginia on Saturday.
On the season, Aguayo has drilled 16 of 17 field goals and all 41 PATs. His 89 points ranks fifth in the nation this season.
The Mascotte, Fla., native is the reigning Lou Groza Award winner. He has already been named a semifinalist for the 2013 kicker of the year honor.