The goducks.com student athlete of the week for the week ending October 7th is tight end Colt Lyerla from the Oregon football team. Lyerla scored two touchdowns to help the Ducks to a 52-21 win this past Saturday against Washington.

Lyerla has now scored five touchdowns this season. In 2011, as a true freshman, Lyerla appeared in twelve games and had five receiving touchdowns, ranking him fourth on the team. Last year he also caught seven passes for 147 yards.

The sophomore tight end is from Hillsboro High School in Hillsboro, Oregon.

Lyerla and the Oregon football team play Arizona State in Tempe on Thursday, October 18th. Next home game is against Colorado at Autzen Stadium on Saturday, October 27th.

Past Goducks.com Student Athletes of the Week