Freeman Named National Player of the Week

MANHATTAN, Kan. Kansas State quarterback Josh Freeman has been named the Walter Camp Football Foundation National Offensive Player of the Week after the freshman accounted for four touchdowns in the Wildcats’ dramatic 45-42 win Saturday night over defending national champion and No. 4 Texas.


Freeman completed 19-of-31 passes for 269 yards and a career-high three touchdowns Saturday while also running for another score. The 6-foot-6 quarterback completed six passes for over 20 yards in the game, with all three touchdowns going for 30-plus yards, and also completed passes to nine different receivers.


The Kansas City, Mo., native set a new Kansas State freshman passing mark for a season Saturday and now has 1,407 yards on the year. In his last three games, all conference wins, Freeman is 55-of-77 for 681 yards and six touchdowns.


Georgia safety Tra Battle was named the Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week. The Walter Camp Football Foundation a New Haven-based all-volunteer group was founded in 1967 to perpetuate the ideals of Camp and to continue the tradition of selecting annually an All-America team.  For more information on the Walter Camp Football Foundation, go to