Dec. 2, 2013
LOGAN, Utah - Utah State football's Nick Vigil has been named the America First Credit Union Utah State Student-Athlete of the Week for the period ending Sunday, Dec. 1, in an award that is voted on by a state-wide media panel.
Against Wyoming, Vigil recorded a career-high 3.5 sacks and a career-best 4.0 tackles for loss as part of his seven total tackles in Utah State's 35-7 home win against Wyoming. Vigil, who also had one quarterback hurry in the game, accounted for minus 39 yards with his 4.0 tackles for loss. In all, he helped the USU defense limit Wyoming to a season-low seven points and a season-low 190 yards of total offense as UW entered the game ranked No. 13 in the nation in total offense.
Adding to his accolades for the week, Vigil was named the Mountain West Defensive Player of the Week, the College Sports Madness Mountain West Defensive Player of the Week as well an honorable mention national linebacker of the week by College Football Performance Awards.
On the season, Vigil ranks seventh on the team with his 45 total tackles. He is also tied for first on the team with his 4.0 sacks, and is fifth on the team with his 7.0 tackles for loss, while his three quarterback hurries rank second overall.
Up next, Utah State will play No. 24 Fresno State in the inaugural Mountain West Championship game on Saturday, Dec. 7 at 8 p.m. (MT). The game will be televised nationally on CBS.
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