/* ------------------ END CONTENT SECTION ------------------ */ ?>
WAC Media Names Its Preseason Players of the Year
Courtesy of the WAC
July 26, 2010
SALT LAKE CITY – Members of the media that cover WAC football voted on preseason players of the year today and Boise State quarterback Kellen Moore was voted the Offensive Player of the Year. Nevada defensive end Dontay Moch was picked as the Defensive Player of the Year.
Moore, a junior quarterback from Prosser, Wash. (Prosser HS), was second in the nation in passing efficiency with a 161.7 rating last year. He completed 277-of-431 passes for 3,536 yards and 39 touchdowns with just three interceptions in leading the Broncos to a perfect 14-0 record and a victory in the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl. As a starter, Moore is now 26-1 in just two seasons. He was named the WAC's Freshman of the Year in 2008 and the Offensive Player of the Year last season.
Moch, a senior defensive end from Chandler, Ariz. (Hamilton HS), led the WAC and was eighth in the nation in tackles for loss with 20 for negative 93 yards last season. He had a total of 61 tackles (38 solo), including 6.5 sacks for a loss of 49 yards. He also broke up three passes and forced two fumbles on the year. Moch helped lead Nevada to the top spot in the WAC in rushing defense. He was named the Defensive Player of the Year last season.