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College Football Week 3: PFF Team of the Week and Player Awards

2RW3D7N Notre Dame's Audric Estime (7) celebrates as he scores during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Central Michigan on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023, in South Bend, Ind. (AP Photo/Michael Caterina)

• Notre Dame RB Audric Estime's claims Offensive Player of the Week: He racked up 176 yards from 20 carries and forced six missed tackles as a rusher. In all, Estime earned an elite 91.5 rushing grade.

• Ohio State's Jack Sawyer dominates off the edge: He racked up seven pressures — including two quarterback hits — on 32 pass-rushing snaps in Week 3.

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QB: Darren Grainger, Georgia State
RB: Audric Estime, Notre Dame
WR: Malik Nabers, LSU
WR: Robert Lewis, Georgia State
TE: Isaac Rex, BYU
Flex: WR Rome Odunze, Washington
LT: Trey Zuhn III, Texas A&M
LG: Donny Ventrelli, North Dakota
C: Logan Jones, Iowa
RG: Christian Haynes, UConn
RT: Victor Stoffel, Temple

EDGE: Jack Sawyer, Ohio State
EDGE: JT Tuimoloau, Ohio State
DI: Jer'Zhan Newton, Illinois
DI: John Walker, UCF
LB: Danny Stutsman, Oklahoma
LB: Deontae Lawson, Alabama
CB: Carlton Johnson, Fresno State
CB: Myles Jones, Duke
S: Jack Henderson, Minnesota
S: Jahdae Barron, Texas
Flex: Brandon Johnson, Duke

Offensive Player of the Week: RB Audric Estime, Notre Dame

Estime had a huge game on the ground for Notre Dame, racking up 176 yards from 20 carries. He forced six missed tackles as a rusher, taking him to 28 through four games this season.

Defensive Player of the Week: EDGE Jack Sawyer, Ohio State

Sawyer racked up seven total pressures, including two quarterback hits, from 32 pass-rushing snaps in Ohio State’s win over Western Kentucky.

Offensive Line of the Week: Florida State

Florida State’s offensive line allowed five total pressures in a win over Boston College, with three of those coming from right tackle Jeremiah Byers. The unit was solid in the running game, too, helping the running backs average 2.44 yards before contact per carry on the day.

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