From Ivy League to SEC, QBC trainees continue to roll

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Jake Bentley has led South Alabama to one of its best starts in years,  putting in another strong showing last week in a 41-14 victory over Georgia Southern. Jake set multiple program records, going 24-of-31 for 389 yards (a USA record) and three passing touchdowns, and added two touchdowns on the ground. He is the first Jaguars player to account for five touchdowns in a single game. For his efforts, he was named Sun Belt Conference Offensive Player of the Week and a Manning Star of the Week.

Bo Nix and the Auburn Tigers went on the road Saturday and defeated No. 17 Arkansas 38-23. Bo had one of the best outings of his Auburn career, completing 21 of 26 passes for 292 yards with two touchdowns. He also rushed for 42 yards and a score, including a 23-yard run that sealed the victory with just over two minutes to play. He was named to the Davey O’Brien Great Eight list and earned a Manning Star of the Week.

EJ Perry continued his stellar start to the season for Brown with five passing touchdowns and 413 yards of total offense, including a season-high 82 rushing yards in a 56-42 shootout defeat to No. 20 Princeton. EJ has been a dual threat this season, leading the Bears in both passing and rushing and completing 67.1% of his passes.

Redshirt sophomore Rett Files has turned in strong performances in each of his last three starts for the University of North Alabama, throwing eight touchdowns over the last three games and leading the Lions to a 42-31 homecoming victory over Robert Morris last week. Rett finished 20-of-30 for 262 yards and two touchdowns in the contest.

Stetson Bennett continues to roll.  In his third straight start for #1 Georgia, Stetson was nearly flawless, completing 14 of his 20 pass attempts for 250 yards and 3 touchdowns in a 30-13 win over No. 11 Kentucky. In Stetson’s four starts this season, he’s thrown 10 touchdowns and no interceptions.