Oct. 9, 2006
PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State linebacker Scott Davis has been named the Pac-10 Conference's Defensive Player of the Week after helping the Cougars defeat Oregon State, 13-6, Saturday afternoon at Reser Stadium.
Davis, a senior from Kennewick, Wash., led the Washington State defensive effort in the Cougars' road win at Oregon State. Davis had six tackles, all solo, including three quarterback sacks for minus- 20 yards, recovered two fumbles and had two pass breakups. Among his three quarterback sacks, two came on Oregon State's final possession, including one on the Beavers' final play of the game.
The Washington State defense limited Oregon State to no touchdowns, 15 first downs, 287 yards total offense, including 64 yards rushing, just 3-of-12 third-down conversions, forced four turnovers and posted six quarterback sacks.
Davis is the second Cougar defensive player to win the award this season, joining defensive end Mkristo Bruce, who earned the honor following his five-sack performance in WSU's 36-10 win at Stanford. Kicker Loren Langley captured special teams Player of the Week honors following his game-winning field goal in the Cougars' 17-15 win over Baylor earlier this season.