Marshall's Cato named C-USA Co-Offensive Player of the Week
IRVING, Texas-Marshall quarterback Rakeem Cato was named Conference USA Co-Offensive Player
of the Week on Monday. He shared the award with Shane Carden of East Carolina.
hit on 34 of 44 passes for 341 yards, four touchdowns and no
interceptions in Saturday's 38-28 win over Memphis. With Marshall
clinging to a 31-28 lead midway
through the fourth quarter, the signal-caller hit wideout Davonte Allen
on a 28-yard TD down the sideline on fourth-and-6 to put the game out
of reach. Cato is currently the nation's leader in completions (318) and
passing yards (3,290) and is fourth in total
offense (3,292) and fifth in touchdown passes (27).
fourth quarter touchdown pass to Demetrius Evans was the 40th of his
career, putting him at seventh all-time at Marshall. His 500 career
sixth all-time at Marshall and his 27 touchdown passes this season is
the ninth-best in a single season.
(4-5 overall, 3-2 C-USA) will be back in action Saturday at 4:30 p.m.
ET/3:30 p.m. CT against UAB (2-7, 1-4).
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