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PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
William F. Reed
October 30, 1989
OFFENSE: Florida tailback Emmitt Smith, a junior who leads the nation in rushing, gained 316 yards—the second-highest total ever for an SEC runner—on 31 carries, and ran for three touchdowns, one a 72-yarder, in a 27-21 win over New Mexico.
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October 30, 1989

Players Of The Week

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OFFENSE: Florida tailback Emmitt Smith, a junior who leads the nation in rushing, gained 316 yards—the second-highest total ever for an SEC runner—on 31 carries, and ran for three touchdowns, one a 72-yarder, in a 27-21 win over New Mexico.

DEFENSE: Ron Cox, a junior linebacker at Fresno State, set a school record with seven sacks in a 33-19 win over Cal State-Fullerton. Cox had 12 other solo tackles, caused two fumbles and broke up a pass as the Bulldogs won their 14th straight game.

SMALL SCHOOL: Ryan Kolpin, a junior tailback for Division III Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, caught 14 passes for 215 yards and scored five touchdowns, four of them on short runs, in the Kohawks' 50-20 victory over Monmouth (Ill.) College.

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