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Tucker, Wax earn ACC Player of the Week honors following Syracuse’s win

Posted 9/7/22

Two Syracuse players were have earned ACC Player of the Week honors following the Orange’s 31-7 dominant win over division rival Louisville on Saturday.

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Tucker, Wax earn ACC Player of the Week honors following Syracuse’s win

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Two Syracuse players were have earned ACC Player of the Week honors following the Orange’s 31-7 dominant win over division rival Louisville on Saturday.

Sean Tucker was named running back of the week and Marlowe Wax was named linebacker of the week.

Tucker totaled 184 all purpose yards (100 rushing, 84 receiving) and had rushing and receiving touchdowns to lead the team. Tucker, who is trying to raise his profile for the Heisman Trophy, moved into 14th in career rushing yards at Syracuse.

Meanwhile, Wax led the Orange defense with 10 tackles, 2.5 tackles for loss and half a sack. His tackles and tackles for loss both tied career-bests.

Syracuse dominated Louisville’s offense all night long, holding to under 400 total yards.

The Orange hit the road for a 7 p.m. Saturday kickoff vs. UConn.

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