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NCAA Week 5 AAC Team of the Week

Sep 29, 2018; East Hartford, CT, USA; Cincinnati Bearcats quarterback Desmond Ridder (9) throws a pass against the Connecticut Huskies in the first quarter at Pratt & Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

An AAC quarterback once again made headlines this week but it wasn't McKenzie Milton. Cincinnati QB Desmond Ridder grabs QB of the Week in the conference despite Milton's six-touchdown performance that vaulted him back into Heisman contention. Take one last look at the best individual performances from the AAC in Week 5.

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Offense

Quarterback

Desmond Ridder, Cincinnati

Week 5 overall grade: 85.9

Running Back

Ryquell Armstead, Temple

Week 5 overall grade: 74.6

Running Back

Michael Warren II, Cincinnati

Week 5 overall grade: 74.3

Wide Receiver

Isaiah Wright, Temple

Week 5 overall grade: 77.5

Wide Receiver

Trevon Brown, ECU

Week 5 overall grade: 74.6

Wide Receiver

Reggie Roberson Jr., SMU

Week 5 overall grade: 73.6

Tight End

Josiah Deguara, Cincinnati

Week 5 overall grade: 89.9

Offensive Tackle

Matt Peart, UConn

Week 5 overall grade: 73.5

Offensive Guard

Alan Ali, SMU

Week 5 overall grade: 71.8

Center

Matt Hennessy, Temple

Week 5 overall grade: 69.8

Offensive Guard

Nick Natour, SMU

Week 5 overall grade: 69.5

Offensive Tackle

Trevon Tate, Memphis

Week 5 overall grade: 72.4

Defense

Edge Defender

Kendall Futrell, ECU

Week 5 overall grade: 85.8

Edge Defender

Gerrit Choate, SMU

Week 5 overall grade: 85.2

Interior Defensive Lineman

Dan Archibong, Temple

Week 5 overall grade: 77.6

Interior Defensive Lineman

Michael Dogbe, Temple

Week 5 overall grade: 77.5

Linebacker

Bryan Wright, Cincinnati

Week 5 overall grade: 81.0

Linebacker

Richard Moore, SMU

Week 5 overall grade: 77.9

Cornerback

Christian Davis, SMU

Week 5 overall grade: 87.9

Cornerback

Cameron Jefferies, Cincinnati

Week 5 overall grade: 76.4

Safety

Rodney Clemons, SMU

Week 5 overall grade: 90.0

Safety

Richie Grant, UCF

Week 5 overall grade: 80.8

Flex Defense

Ja'Von Hicks, Cincinnati

Week 5 overall grade: 77.8

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