Pack Nabs Three ACC Player of the Week Awards
Nov. 21, 2011
Raleigh, N.C. -
A trio of NC State football players nabbed ACC Player of the Week honors on Monday, after the Pack handled then-No. 7 Clemson on Saturday, 37-13. Quarterback Mike Glennon, safety Brandan Bishop and rookie Art Norman were all cited for their efforts.
OFFENSIVE BACK - Mike Glennon, NC State, Sr., QB, 6-6, 232, Centreville, Va.
Glennon completed 19 of 29 pass attempts for 253 yards and three touchdowns and did not throw an interception. Glennon got more and more prolific as the game went along, completing 8 of 10 pass attempts for 84 yards and two touchdowns in the second quarter as the Wolfpack scored 27 points in the period, then completing 6 of 9 attempts for 138 yards in the third quarter, including a 43-yard touchdown pass to Tobias Palmer and three other passes of 19 yards or longer.
DEFENSIVE BACK - Brandan Bishop, NC State, Jr., S, 6-2, 210, Boca Raton, Fla.
Bishop led the Wolfpack with 10 total tackles, including nine first hits, one tackle for a two-yard loss, and his fifth interception of the season.
ROOKIE - Art Norman, NC State, Fr., DE, 6-1, 242, Stone Mountain, Ga.
A redshirt freshman defensive end from Stone Mountain, Ga., Norman had four total tackles, including three sacks for 16 yards. He also caused a fumble.