Versatile, speedy Ryan Schadler tops ratings in loss to Central Michigan
1 - Ryan Schadler: Went 33 yards untouched on end-around reverse and returned a kickoff 46 yards, showcasing his sprinter’s speed on both plays. Also caught six passes for 60 yards and drew a pass-interference penalty.
2 - Dom Williams: Played the entire way as if the game were tied and rushed for 64 yards and two touchdowns in his second game out of high school. Also caught five passes for 42 yards.
3 - Joe Dineen: Did a nice job of getting into the backfield early and finished with 12 tackles (nine solo), 2.5 tackles for loss and one quarterback hurry.
4 - Quan Hampton: Remarkably quick at changing directions, Hampton rushed for 13 yards and caught six passes for 67 yards.
5 - Dorance Armstrong: Made seven tackles, including 1.5 behind the line. Still in search of first sack of season. Team went without one Saturday.
6 - Daniel Wise: Made three solo tackles, one behind the line, and batted a pass to the turf.
7 - Ben Johnson: Made seven receptions for 57 yards and showed speed hustling into position to make key block on Schadler’s touchdown.
8 - Chase Harrell: Caught three passes for 39 yards and had fumble recovery on punt.
9 - Deron Thompson: Rushed for 48 yards on 10 carries and caught a pass for a 4-yard gain.
10 - J.J. Holmes: Was in on five tackles, one behind the line.
1 - Joe Dineen (16)
2 - Daniel Wise (12)
3 (tie) - Dorance Armstrong (11)
3 (tie) - Dom Williams (11)
5 (tie) - Steven Sims (10)
5 (tie) - Ryan Schadler (10)
7 (tie) - Peyton Bender (nine)
7 (tie) - Dom Williams (nine)
7 (tie) - Chase Harrell (nine)
10 - Ben Johnson (eight)
11 - Quan Hampton (seven)
12 - Hasan Defense (3)
13 - Deron Thompson (2)
14 (tie) - J.J. Holmes (1)
14 (tie) - Shakiel Taylor (1)