Georgetown's Moore Racks Up National FCS Player of the Week Awards

PATRIOTLEAGUEDOTORG Georgetown's Jeremy Moore
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Georgetown's Jeremy Moore
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Oct. 16, 2012

CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - Georgetown senior Jeremy Moore put together an outstanding performance on Saturday against Lehigh, and the national media has taken notice as the Patriot League Defensive Player of the Week earned the same recognition from a pair of major Football Championship Subdivision media outlets.

Moore was named the National FCS Defensive Player of the Week by both The Sports Network and College Sports Journal/GameWornUniforms.com on Monday, and was also selected as the National Defensive Back of the Week by College Football Performance Awards (CFPA).

The accolades all come from Moore's three-interception game in a 17-14 loss to Lehigh on Saturday, which included an 80-yard interception return for a score that put the Hoyas up 14-7 in the second quarter. Georgetown forced seven turnovers in in the game, and Moore had a hand in four of them with a fumble recovery in addition to the interceptions. Moore's turnovers came in the first half, with his final interception giving him the Patriot League and Georgetown career record with 318 interception return yards. Moore leads the nation with five interceptions for the season.

Fordham senior Patrick Murray was also selected as the National Placekicker of the Week by CFPA. It is already the fourth time Murray has received the award from the organization this year, and second consecutive. Murray was named Patriot League Special Teams Player of the Week for hitting 3-of-4 field goals and averaing 47.2 yards per punt in Fordham's 49-17 loss to FBS No. 20/21 Cincinnati on Saturday. He nailed a 55-yarder in the second quarter, breaking his own Patriot League and school record of 52 yards set earlier in the season.

Below is a listing of all the Patriot Leaguers honored each week by either national or regional organizations this season.

Week 7 (Games of Oct. 11-13)
Jeremy Moore, Georgetown: Sports Network National Defensive Player of the Week; College Sports Journal/GameWornUniforms.com National Defensive Player of the Week; CFPA National Defensive Back of the Week
Patrick Murray, Fordham: CFPA National Placekicker of the Week

Week 6 (Games of Oct. 4-6)
Patrick Murray, Fordham: Sports Network National Special Teams Player of the Week; CFPA National Placekicker of the Week; ECAC Special Teams Player of the Week; MNYFWA Special Teams Player of the Week
Michael Martin, Fordham: ECAC Defensive Player of the Week; MNYFWA Defensive Player of the Week
Jamel Haggins, Lehigh: CFPA National Tight End of the Week

Week 5 (Games of Sept. 27-29)
Gavin McCarney, Colgate: CFPA National Performer of the Week and National Quarterback of the Week; College Sports Journal/GameWornUniforms.com National Offensive Player of the Week

Week 4 (Games of Sept. 20-22)
Billy Boyko, Lehigh: Sports Network National Defensive Player of the Week; College Sports Journal/GameWornUniforms.com National Defensive Player of the Week, ECAC Defensive Player of the Week; MNYFWA Defensive Player of the Week
Matt MacZura, Georgetown:: ECAC Special Teams Player of the Week; MNYFWA Special Teams Player of the Week

Week 3 (Games of Sept. 13-15)
Nigel Muhammad, Lehigh: CFPA National Defensive Player of the Week and National Linebacker of the Week
Carlton Koonce, Fordham: ECAC Offensive Player of the Week; MNYFWA Offensive Player of the Week
Jeremy Moore, Georgetown: CFPA National Defensive Back of the Week; MNYFWA Defensive Player of the Week
Darius Safford, Lafayette: CFPA National Defensive Back of the Week
Kevin Macari, Georgetown: CFPA National Punt Returner of the Week

Week 2 (Games of Sept. 6-8)
Patrick Murray, Fordham: College Sports Journal/GameWornUniforms.com National Special Teams Player of the Week; CFPA National Placekicker of the Week; ECAC Honorable Mention; MNYFWA Special Teams Player of the Week
Robert McCabe, Georgetown: MNYFWA Defensive Player of the Week

Week 1 (Games of Aug. 30-Sept. 1)
Patrick Murray, Fordham: CFPA National Placekicker of the Week; MNYFWA Special Teams Player of the Week
Robert McCabe, Georgetown: MNYFWA Defensive Player of the Week