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The two best defensive players in their respective conferences will be featured when Arkansas State and Central Florida clash in the AutoNation Cure Bowl on Saturday. Cheap Jaguars Jerseys Authentic .Kickoff at Camping World Stadium in Orlando is at 5:30 p.m. ET (CBS).Defensive end JaVon Rolland-Jones was the Sun Belt Conferences overall Player of the Year for the Red Wolves (7-5).I think any time a defensive player is picked as Player of the Year its a little bit surprising, Wolves coach Blake Anderson said. It doesnt happen that often.Rolland-Jones tied for the Sun Belt lead in tackles for a loss with 18 1/2 and had 11 1/2 sacks (second). Just a junior, he already has become the programs career leader in tackles for loss with 28 1/2.For the Knights (6-6), junior Shaquem Griffin, a first-time starter at linebacker after being moved from the secondary, was American Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year. He led the league and was 10th in the FBS in sacks with an average of 0.92 per game (11 total). He had 19 tackles for loss along with an interception and six pass breakups.To be Named Defensive Player of the Year is unbelievable, he said. I couldnt have dreamed of this.Griffin was just one of four players who keyed the defensive surge that helped the Knights to a six-win improvement after their winless 2015 campaign. His twin brother, senior cornerback Shaquill Griffin, was named second team all-defense along with junior nose guard Jamiyus Pittman. Senior safety Drico Johnson was honorable mention.Defensive end Chris Odom, offensive tackle Jemar Clark, and defensive back Money Hunter were first-team all-Sun Belt for Arkansas State. The Red Wolves will be without defensive tackle Waylon Roberson because of a knee injury.The bowl will be a virtual home game for the Knights, who play in Bright House Networks Stadium on campus.I think its wonderful that we get to play right here in the great city of Orlando, first-year coach Scott Frost said. I think its going to give us an opportunity to have a lot of fans.Anderson, whose team won seven of its last eight games to gain at least a share of the Sun Belt title for the fifth time in the last six years, said his players were excited when they learned their destination.Great way to finish up a season, back-to-back championships, Anderson said. To recover from 0-and-4, this is going to be a great opportunity. Big challenge as well.Sophomore quarterback Justice Hansen leads the Red Wolves offense. He passed for over 209 yards per game with 16 touchdowns in his first year as a starter. Sophomore running back Warren Wand led the rushing with 867 yards.UCF quarterback McKenzie Milton (200.9 passing yards per game) made nine starts as a true freshman. Running backs Jawon Hamilton, also a true freshman, and Dontravious Wilson rushed for 481 and 463 yards, respectively. Leon Jacobs Jersey . -- Matt Ryan needed one of the best games of his career to lead the Falcons and their depleted offence out of their three-game losing streak last week. Tanner Lee Jersey . 1 position. The Mustangs (6-0), who beat Queens 50-31 last weekend, earned 17 first-place votes and 287 points in voting by the Football Reporters of Canada. Western was last ranked first in the country in October 2011. . Klitschkos management company says the bout will be the Ukrainian fighters 25th world championship fight. The 1.83-meter (6-foot) Leapai defeated the previously unbeaten Denis Boytsov in November to become the WBOs mandatory challenger. SALT LAKE CITY -- The road to the Pac-12 championship hasnt taken the usual route in 2016 with traditional powers such as Stanford and Oregon struggling.The premier game of this season could take place in Salt Lake City on Saturday when No. 17 Utah hosts No. 4 Washington in a possible preview of the title game.Washington (7-0, 4-0 Pac-12) is off to its first 7-0 start since 1992 when the Huskies shared the league championship with Stanford. The No. 4 ranking is their highest since 2000. Third-year coach Chris Petersen called Utah their biggest challenge of the season.I think their record proves out, Petersen said. Going on the road, thats a really great environment to play in, all those types of things across the board. This will by far be our toughest test so far.The Utes are off to a 7-1 start for the second consecutive season as they continue to chase the first Pac-12 championship in school history. The Utes sit atop the South Division with a 4-1 record and control their own destiny, once again. The 2015 team, however, dropped back to back games after improving to 7-1 and wound up in the Las Vegas Bowl.If you want to win the Pac-12 South, you have to do it the entire season, Utah safety Chase Hansen said. Youve got to do it at the end of the year. You cant have any excuses. No one cares whos hurt. Youve got to be able to fight at this point in the season. Youve got to win games however you can. Right now its just about fighting, grinding it out.Things to watch when Utah hosts Washington:MYLES AND MYLES: After a slow start to the season, Washingtons Myles Gaskin has found a groove as the primary ball carrier in the backfield.Gaskin has three straight 100-yard games, including 128 yards and a touchdown last week against Oregon State.Gaskin shared the running load early in the season, but in the past three games the sophomore has run for 425 yards and four touchdowns. Gaskin is now the leading rusher in the Pac-12 with 727 yards on the season.HOLD THE EDGE: Washington is expected to be without outside linebacker Joe Mathis for a second straight game due to an undisclosed injury.The Huskies are hopeful of getting Mathis back this season, but wiill miss his ability to pressure off the edge. Wholesale Jaguars Jerseys. Mathis is tied for the team lead with 7 + sacks on the season.Connor OBrien is expected to make a second straight start in place of Mathis. OBrien had four tackles and one sack last week against Oregon State.RUNNING JOE: Senior Joe Williams retired two weeks into the season due to injuries and some personal issues, but returned to the team a month later after the running back ranks were depleted by injuries.Williams had a school-record 332 yards rushing and four touchdowns last week and has a combined 511 yards in the two games since returning. The veteran offensive line has also improved recently.REVENGE, KINDA: Utah quarterback Troy Williams signed with Washington out of high school as one of the top dual-threat quarterbacks in the country. He transferred after Petersen took over the program in 2014.After a year of junior college, Williams has thrown for 1,725 yards, seven touchdowns and five interceptions this season with the Utes. Williams has made it clear that hes been anticipating the chance to play the Huskies for years.I dont want to say revenge, Williams said. Im just excited to go out there and play against them. Theres a lot of motivation behind this game. No hard feelings. No love lost.BROWNOUT: Washington sophomore quarterback Jake Browning is No. 2 in the nation in passing efficiency (199.62), No. 3 in passing yards per attempt (9.9) tied for No. 3 in touchdown passes (26) and No. 8 in completion percentage (68.6).Hes just gotten better at everything, particularly pass completion percentage, Utah coach Kyle Whittingham said. You can just see his growth and development in all areas. Hes bigger, stronger, making great decisions. People have tried everything. Theres nothing schematically that hasnt been tried at one time or another in the last seven games.---More AP college football: Sports Writer Tim Booth in Seattle contributed to this report.---Follow Kareem Copeland on Twitter at . ' ' ' 

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