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Tesalon Felicien | NCAA.com | September 14, 2014

Top Performers: Week 1

Top 10 Plays: Behind-the-back

Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill had fans rearranging their Heisman Trophy watch lists after a 52-28 throttling of No. 9 South Carolina Thursday night. Hill dissected South Carolina’s defense and finished the game completing 44 passes for 511 passing yards and three touchdowns, shattering his predecessor Johnny Manziel’s single-game passing record of 464.

C-A-INT PASS YDS PASS CMP % TD LONG
Week 1 44-60-0 511 73.3 3 33

UCLA linebacker Eric Kendricks gave an inspired performance Saturday in the 28-20 win against Virginia. A fifth-year senior, he tallied 17 total tackles, one forced fumble (returned for a touchdown by Randall Goforth) and ran an interception 37 yards for a touchdown -- one of three UCLA defenders to score touchdowns. Kendricks led the Bruins in tackles for the past two seasons.

TACKLES SOLO INT TD RETURN YDS
Week 1 17 6 1 1 37

Georgia running back Todd Gurley is a man of many talents. He made his case for Heisman frontrunner against Clemson Saturday, returning a 100-yard kickoff in the second quarter, energizing a stagnant Georgia offense. He also accounted for 198 rushing yards and three additional touchdowns in the 45-21 victory. Gurley set a school record, 293 all-purpose yards, breaking the previous record (290) set by Rodney Hampton. A healthy Gurley could mean trouble for Bulldog opponents.

RUSH ATT RUSH YDS RUSH TD RET RET YDS RET TD
Week 1 15 198 3 1 100 1

Top Performers: Ole Miss' Chad Kelly, Ohio State's Darron Lee, Miami's Miami's Michael Badgley

Chad Kelly lit up Alabama for Ole Miss, Darron Lee put Ohio State up against NIU and Miami's Michael Badgley gave the Hurricanes an overtime win with his leg.
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Chris Chism, Luke Lowery, David Thompson all top performers

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Taylor Clarke sets CofC strikeout mark to lead week's top performers

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