Taylor Shares Weekly Honor
The Beat
November 19, 2001

Providence, R.I. - Boston College running back William Green and Miami quarterback Ken Dorsey have been named BIG EAST Offensive Players of the Week, the league announced. Temple cornerback Chonn Lacey and Virginia Tech linebacker Ben Taylor share defensive honors, while Owl placekicker Cap Poklemba captured Special Teams Player of the Week.

Green (Atlantic City, N.J.) rushed for a BIG EAST season-high 213 yards in a 38-7 Boston College win at Rutgers. The junior running back posted his fourth 200-yard game of the year, averaging 6.9 yards with one touchdown. He also had two receptions for 14 yards. It is Green's fourth weekly honor this season and the fifth of his career.

Dorsey (Orinda, Calif.) turned in a stellar performance in Miami's 59-0 victory over Syracuse. The junior quarterback threw four touchdowns, completing 13-of-20 passes (65 percent) for 224 yards. He recorded 17.2 yards per completion, leading the Hurricanes to 566 total yards overall. It was the third four-touchdown performance of Dorsey's career.

Lacey (Pottstown, Pa.) accounted for three turnovers as Temple won at West Virginia, 17-14. The senior cornerback had two interceptions, including a pickoff with 1:29 remaining in the game. He also had a forced fumble and finished with 11 tackles (10 solo). He leads the team with 76 stops and three interceptions on the season.

Taylor (Bellaire, Ohio) matched his career high with 18 tackles in Virginia Tech's 31-17 victory at Virginia. The senior linebacker had nine solo stops, adding a sack for a six-yard loss. He also forced a fumble that set up the Hokies' first touchdown and had one quarterback hurry.

Poklemba (Westminster, Md.) accounted for nine of the Owls' points in the victory over the Mountaineers. The junior placekicker converted three field goals, hitting from 33, 30 and 35 yards. Included in the trio was the game-winner with 9:58 remaining. The three field goals matched his career high.