The goducks.com student-athlete for the week of September 9th is Kenjon Barner from the Oregon football team. The redshirt senior running back paced the Ducks' offensive attack en route to a 42-25 victory over Fresno State.
set career highs in rushing attempts and rushing yards with 34 carries and 212
yards, and added three receptions for 21 yards. Two of Barner's three
touchdowns on the day came in the first half, each from three yards out. In the
4th quarter, with Fresno State closing the gap to a two-score game, Barner
darted for a 16-yard touchdown run with 3:51 left to put the game away for the Ducks.
A Journalism major from Riverside, California, Kenjon is on the watch list for the Maxwell Award (college player of the year), the Doak Walker Award (top running back), and Paul Hornung Award (most versatile player).
Barner and his
teammates take on Tennessee Tech this Saturday at noon.