Prukop Earns 3rd Big Sky Offensive Player of Week Honor - News, Sports and Weather

Prukop Earns 3rd Big Sky Offensive Player of Week Honor

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OGDEN, Utah (Oct. 13, 2014 ) - The Big Sky Conference has selected the ROOT SPORTS football Players of the Week for games played on Saturday, Oct. 11. For the second straight week and the third time this season, Montana State quarterback Dakota Prukop is the Offensive Player of the Week. North Dakota linebacker Dayo Idowu is the Defensive Player of the Week, and North Dakota's Alex Tillman is the Special Teams Player of the Week.

Prukop, a 6-foot-2, 195-pound sophomore from Austin, Texas, compiled 509 yards of total offense and accounted for six touchdowns in Montana State's 77-37 win over UC Davis. Prukop completed 17-of-22 passes for 361 yards with four touchdowns and no interceptions. He had an efficiency rating of 275.1. He also carried the ball 14 times for 148 yards with a pair of touchdowns. Montana State finished with a school-record 737 yards of total offense and the 77 points were the most scored by the Bobcats against a Division I opponent. Prukop has now thrown for more than 300 yards and rushed for more than 100 in two straight games.

ROOT SPORTS, the official TV partner of the Big Sky Conference, continues its coverage this Saturday when Portland State plays host to Northern Arizona. Coverage begins live on ROOT SPORTS at 4 p.m. Pacific.

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