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For Second Time This Season Duke Star Jeremy Cash Named Lott IMPACT Player of the Week

Duke Jeremy Cash Lott IMPACT Player of the Weej

NEWPORT BEACH, Ca. – Duke Safety Jeremy Cash has been named the Lott IMPACT Player of the Week.

The 6-2, 205-pound senior from Miami had 11 tackles, 2.5 tackles for losses, a sack, a quarterback hurry and broke up one pass in their 45-43, four-overtime win over Virginia Tech. It was the second time this season Cash has been honored as the Lott IMPACT Player of the Week.
In recognition of Cash’s performance, the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation, sponsors of the Lott IMPACT Trophy, will make a $1,000 donation to the general scholarship fund at Duke.

For the season, Cash has 14 tackles for losses and three forced fumbles to go along with 57 total tackles. He is a psychology major with a minor in evolutionary anthropology. He’s working on his master’s degree at Duke.

Duke Coach David Cutcliffe: “He’s doing everything you want a leader to do.”














Other notable performances by players on the Lott IMPACT Trophy Watch List were:

DeForest Buckner, DE, Sr., Oregon – Two tackles for loss, one sack, broke up 2 passes and had 6 tackles in win over Washington, 26-20.

Su’a Cravens, S, Sr., USC – Led Trojans with 6 tackles, 2 tackles for losses and forced one fumble in win over Arizona State, 42-14 (35-0 at half).

Bronson Kafusi, LB, Sr., BYU – Had 3 sacks, a fumble recovery and 6 total tackles in win over Cincinnati, 38-24.

Tyler Matakavich, LB, Sr., — Temple – Recorded 8 tackles and had an interception in win over UCF, 30-16, as Owls remained undefeated.

Calvin Munson, LB., Jr., San Diego State – Had 4 tackles for losses, 32 sacks, a forced fumble and 10 total tackles in win over San Jose State, 30-7.

Jared Norris, LB, Sr., Utah – Contributed 9 tackles, 2 for losses with a sack in win over Arizona State, 34-18.

Reggie Ragland, LB, Sr., Alabama – Led Tide with 9 tackles (1.5 for losses with one sack) in 41-23 win over Texas A&M.

Jaylon Smith, LB, Jr. – Notre Dame – Had game high 14 tackles in win against USC, 41-31.

Eric Striker, LB, Jr., Oklahoma –Had 3 tackles for losses as Sooners shut out Kansas State, 55-0, and held Wildcats to 65 net rushing yards.

2015 Winners of the Lott IMPACT Player of the Week

Week 1 – Calvin Munson, San Diego State

Week 2 – Jaylon Smith, Notre Dame

Week 3 – Robert Nkemdiche, Ole Miss

Week 4 – Jeremy Cash, Duke

Week 5 – Eric Striker, Oklahoma

Week 6 – Emmanuel Ogbah, Oklahoma State

Week 7 – Shilique Calhoun, Michigan State

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