Calais Campbell, Graig Cooper Named ACC Players of the Week

Two Players Starred in Win Over Duke

Oct. 2, 2007

Greensboro, N.C. - Calais Campbell and Graig Cooper of the Miami Hurricanes have been named ACC Players of the Week after their performances in last Saturday's win over Duke.

Campbell was named ACC Defensive Lineman of the Week. Against Duke, he had one of his best games of the season as the Hurricanes defense held the Blue Devils to just 61 rushing yards and 14 points on the day. For the game, Campbell totaled 16 tackles, including 2.5 sacks, 3.5 tackles for loss and two forced fumbles. He now places seventh in the conference in sacks, fourth in tackles for loss, and is tied for third in fumbles forced.

Cooper was named ACC Rookie of the Week. In Saturday's 24-14 Miami win over Duke, Cooper had his second 100-yard game of the season, rushing for 101 yards on just 12 carries. He added a touchdown in the game and caught a pass for 25 yards to give him 126 yards on the day. He currently leads the Hurricanes with 341 yards on the ground through five games, an average of 68.2 yards per contest.


Graig Cooper rushed for 101 yards in the win over Duke