Oct. 17, 2005
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -
Jovon Bouknight (Wyoming), DonTrell Moore (New Mexico), and Reggie Grigsby (San Diego State) are Mountain West Conference Players of the Week. Moore is the Offensive Player of the Week, while Grigsby takes the Defensive honor, and Bouknight receives Special Teams recognition. This is Moore's fourth career weekly award. Bouknight captures the second weekly honor of his career, but first special team award. Grigsby is a first-time honoree.
SPECIAL TEAMS: Jovon Bouknight, WYOMING, SENIOR, KICK RETURNER
Bouknight posted the second best all-purpose yardage total of his career with 246 yards in the 27-24 loss to New Mexico. Included in his all-purpose yardage were 110 yards in kickoff returns and a 30-yard run on a fake punt. Bouknight's three kickoff returns against New Mexico were his first in six games, and included a 77-yard return. He also had 106 yards receiving against the Lobos.
OFFENSE: DONTRELL MOORE, NEW MEXICO, SENIOR, TAILBACK
Moore had a career-high 36 carries for a season-high 181 rushing yards and three touchdowns in the 27-24 win at Wyoming. He also was the second-leading receiver for New Mexico with 37 yards on two catches. Moore's 218 all-purpose yards accounted for 61 percent of the Lobo offense.
DEFENSE: REGGIE GRIGSBY, SAN DIEGO STATE, JUNIOR, SAFETY
Grigsby recorded 11 tackles, including a team-high eight solo stops, forced a fumble and intercepted a pass in San Diego State's 28-19 victory at Utah. In the third quarter with the Utes driving, Grigsby intercepted a pass at the Aztec 14-yard line and returned it 21 yards. The interception was his first of the season and second of his career. He sealed the win for SDSU after forcing Utah running back Quinton Ganther to fumble the ball at the Aztec 1-yard line that was eventually recovered by teammate Marcus Demps in the end zone late in the fourth quarter. The forced fumble was the first of his career.