Adoree' Jackson earned his first career Pac-12 Player of the Week award when he was named the conference's Special Teams Player of the Week on Monday.
The USC Trojans fell 24-21 at Utah, but Jackson can't be blamed for the three-point loss. He did a little bit of everything on the defensive side of the ball, including stripping a Utah receiver at the 1-yard line and recovering the fumble himself. But it was the true freshman's kickoff return skills that earned him the conference's weekly honor.
Catching the ball about six yards deep in the end zone, Adoree' Jackson was already pinned on the right side of the field, but who needs the entire width of the field?
Jackson cut up the right side, finding a crease along the sideline and went barely touched (if at all) on his way to a touchdown return that was officially 100 yards.
Here's the play in gif format:
Jackson becomes the second USC Trojan to be named Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week this season after Andre Heidari earned the award following USC's upset of Stanford in Week 2.
Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota earned the conference's Offensive Player of the Week honor while the Defensive Player of the Week went to Arizona linebacker Scooby Wright III, who is from Windsor, Calif.