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ASU kicker Carter Brown named Pac-12 Special Teams Player of the Week

Oct 10, 2022, 1:46 PM
Carter Brown #3 of the Arizona State University Sun Devils kicks a field goal against the Universit...
Carter Brown #3 of the Arizona State University Sun Devils kicks a field goal against the University of Washington Huskies at Sun Devil Stadium on October 08, 2022 in Tempe, Arizona. (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)
(Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Arizona State Sun Devils kicker Carter Brown was named the Pac-12’s Week 6 Special Teams Player of the Week, the conference announced on Monday.

Brown was perfect on all seven of his kicks in ASU’s 45-38 upset win over the then-No. 21 Washington Huskies on Saturday afternoon at Sun Devil Stadium.

The kicker hit his only field goal attempt of the day from 53 yards out in the first quarter to set a school record for the longest FG made by a true freshman. He also added six extra points.

Brown is now 9-for-10 on field goal attempts this season, with his only miss coming on a 48-yarder into the wind on a wet and rainy night at Oklahoma State.

His 18-for-18 mark on extra points makes him Arizona State’s highest scorer at 45 points.

The honor marks the second time he has been the best special teamer in the conference this season after also doing so in Week 1’s win over NAU.

Four other Sun Devils and two Arizona Wildcats found themselves among the nominees for the Pac-12’s weekly awards.

ASU quarterback Trenton Bourguet, defensive back Jordan Clark, defensive tackle Nesta Jade Silvera and offensive tackle Isaia Glass were nominated for their respective positions.

Meanwhile, Arizona kicker Tyler Loop and safety Bennett Williams also received nomination honors.

Washington quarterback Michael Penix Jr. warms up prior to an NCAA college football game against Arizona State in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona State quarterback Emory Jones warms up prior to an NCAA college football game against Washington in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona State running back Xazavian Valladay runs for a touchdown against Washington during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona State running back Xazavian Valladay (1) beats Washington linebacker Kamren Fabiculanan (13) for a touchdown during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona State defensive back Jordan Clark (1) celebrates after his interception for a touchdown against Washington as Arizona State defensive back Khoury Bethley (15) and linebacker Merlin Robertson (8) follow during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona State's defensive back Ro Torrence, left, breaks up a pass intended for Washington wide receiver Ja'Lynn Polk, right, during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Washington's safety Asa Turner walks off the field after being ejected on a targeting penalty during a tackle against Arizona State during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona State running back Xazavian Valladay, right, breaks free for a touchdown run, beating Washington cornerback Jordan Perryman (1) and linebacker Kamren Fabiculanan (13), during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) An injured Arizona State's quarterback Emory Jones (5) walks off the field during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Washington in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona State's running back Xazavian Valladay (1) celebrates after his touchdown run with wide receiver Giovanni Sanders (20), offensive lineman Ben Scott (66), tight end Messiah Swinson (80) and offensive lineman Emmit Bohle (70) as Washington linebacker Kamren Fabiculanan (13) walks back to the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) 
              Washington quarterback Michael Penix Jr. throws a pass against Arizona State during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
            Washington's head coach Kalen DeBoer walks off the field after an NCAA college football game against Arizona State in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona State's Macen Williams (6), Charles Hall IV (0), Xazavian Valladay (1) and Matthew Pola Mao (95) celebrate during the closing moments of the second half of an NCAA college football game against Washington in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona State quarterback Trenton Bourguet (16) throws a pass as offensive lineman Isaia Glass (73) blocks Washington defensive lineman Jeremiah Martin (3) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) 
              Arizona State's quarterback Trenton Bourguet, right, throws a touchdown pass as Washington's linebacker Dominique Hampton (7) applies pressure during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
            
              Arizona State's quarterback Trenton Bourguet (16) celebrates with family and friends after an NCAA college football game against Washington in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
            
              Arizona State interim head coach Shaun Aguano, front left, celebrates with players, including RJ Regan (21), after an NCAA college football game against Washington in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
            
              Arizona State's Isaiah Johnson (0) celebrates with other players after an NCAA college football game against Washington in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
            
              Arizona State running back Daniyel Ngata (4) is tripped by Washington safety Alex Cook (5) and cornerback Jordan Perryman (1) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
            Arizona State running back Xazavian Valladay (1) runs past Washington linebacker Alphonzo Tuputala (11) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona State interim head coach Shaun Aguano, center, shouts at officials during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Washington in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona State defensive back Timarcus Davis (7) shoves Washington tight end Devin Culp (83) out of bounds during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Washington running back Cameron Davis (22) scores a touchdown, beating Arizona State linebacker Merlin Robertson (8) to the end zone, during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona State running back Daniyel Ngata (4) celebrates his touchdown against Washington with Arizona State offensive lineman Ben Scott (66) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona State wide receiver Elijhah Badger (2) celebrates after his touchdown catch against Washington with fullback Case Hatch (44) during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) Arizona State students run on the field after an NCAA college football game against Washington in Tempe, Ariz., Saturday, Oct. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

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