Sept. 30, 2013
LOGAN, Utah - Utah state sophomore Kyler Fackrell has been named the College Sports Madness Mountain West Defensive Player of the Week following the Aggies' 40-12 win at San Jose State last weekend it was announced Monday.
Fackrell, a 6-5, 245-pound linebacker from Mesa, Ariz. (Mesa HS) tied his career-high with 11 tackles (5-solo, 6-assist) against the Spartans, to go along with 1.5 tackles for loss and 1.0 sacks. Fackrell also tackled SJSU quarterback David Fales behind the line of scrimmage to stop a two-point conversion attempt.
On the season, Fackrell ranks tied for third in the Mountain West (MW) and tied for 21st in the nation in fumbles forced (0.4 pg), fourth in the MW and 25th in the nation in sacks (0.8 pg), eighth in the MW in tackles for loss (1.20 pg), and 46th in the MW in tackles (5.6 pg).
Utah State returns to Merlin Olsen Field at Romney Stadium this week to take on in-state rival BYU. The game gets underway at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4 and will be televised on CBS Sports Network (Comcast Ch. 269/753HD, Dish Network Ch. 158, DirecTV Ch. 221).
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