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Ray Graham Named Big East Offensive Player Of The Week

Pitt running back Ray Graham has won the Big East Conference Offensive Player Of The Week award after racking up 226 yards in the Panthers' rout of South Florida. Graham also won the Walter Camp Foundation's National Offensive Player Of The Week for his performance, so this new award isn't completely surprising

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Graham currently leads the FBS in rushing, with 734 yards in five games, 67 more than South Carolina's Marcus Lattimore and almost 100 ahead of Virginia Tech's David Wilson. Graham also has eight touchdowns. As Anson Whaley pointed out earlier this week, Graham's 734 yards rushing is more than any Pitt running back has ever had through five games, and that includes distinguished former running backs like Tony Dorsett, Curtis Martin and Craig Heyward.

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Pitt's next two games are against Rutgers and Utah. The Panthers will then finish out their regular season with Big East games against Connecticut, Cincinnati, Louisville, West Virginia and Syracuse.

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