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Mariota, Correa named players of the week

    BYU quarterback Christian Stewart (7) is sacked by Boise State defensive linesman Kamalei Correa (8) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Boise, Idaho, on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Boise State won 55-30. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)
    Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota runs past California defensive end Jonathan Johnson during the second half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Santa Clara, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Two Saint Louis School graduates, Marcus Mariota and Kamalei Correa, were named players of the week in their respective football conferences today.

Mariota, Oregon’s quarterback, was named the Pac-12 offensive player of the week and Correa, a defensive end for Boise State, was honored as the Mountain West Conference defensive player of the week, the conferences announced.

Mariota, a redshirt junior, threw for 326 yards and five touchdowns in Oregon’s 59-41 victory over California.

He completed 18-of-30 passes and became the school’s career passing leader with 8,299 yards. He has thrown 24 touchdown passes with just one interception this season.

Correa, a sophomore, had three and a half tackles for loss in the Broncos’ 55-30 over Brigham Young, including two sacks.

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