Davis Honored By Conference
The Beat
October 15, 2001

Providence, R.I. - Two wide receivers - Miami's Andre Johnson and Virginia Tech's André Davis have been named BIG EAST Offensive Players of the Week, the league announced. Temple's Dan Klecko earned defensive accolades, while Hurricane punter Freddie Capshaw captured Special Teams Player of the Week.

Johnson (Miami, Fla.) sparked the Hurricane offense in UM's 49-27 victory at Florida State. The sophomore wideout posted career bests in three categories, finishing with five receptions for 111 yards and two touchdowns. He had scoring catches of 27 and 18 yards as Miami posted its highest point total ever against FSU. He leads the 'Canes with five touchdown receptions and 74.8 yards per game.

Davis (Niskayuna, N.Y.) posted his second straight game with over 200 all-purpose yards as Virginia Tech topped Boston College, 34-20. On offense, the senior flanker had six catches for 112 yards and two touchdowns. He caught a 37-yard TD pass on Tech's first possession and added a 34-yard scoring catch in the third quarter for a commanding 31-0 lead. He also added 97 yards on kickoff and punt returns for the Hokies.

Klecko (Colts Neck, N.J.) helped Temple to its first BIG EAST win of the season in a 30-5 victory over Rutgers. The junior defensive tackle registered seven tackles (four solo), including four tackles for losses of 21 yards. He also had 2.5 sacks (20 yards), four quarterback hurries and one forced fumble.

Capshaw (Rock Springs, Wyo.) had more than one special teams contribution in the Hurricanes' win over Florida State. The junior punter averaged 48.3 yards on four kicks, placing two inside the Seminole 20-yard line. He also scored a touchdown on a 7-yard run in the third quarter after a bad snap on a UM field goal attempt. The holder on the play, he sidestepped a tackler and ran down the right sideline for the score.