Moreno, a 5-11, 207-pound native of Belford, N.J., tallied career highs of 188 rushing yards on 33 carries for three touchdowns during Georgia
¹s 42-30 win over No. 9 Florida
in Jacksonville. In addition to averaging 5.7 yards per carry, Moreno also registered a pair of catches for 17 yards.
Moreno¹s rushing total was the most for a Bulldog since Verron Haynes recorded 207 yards against Georgia Tech in 2001. It was Moreno¹s third career game going over 100 yards and his second in a row after racking up 157 yards during Georgia¹s 20-17 win over Vanderbilt. Moreno moved to the No. 4 spot on the school¹s all-time list for rushing yards for a freshman with 807.
Through eight games, Moreno is third in the league and is third best out of the nation¹s freshmen with an average of 100.9 yards per game. Moreno has already been named the SEC Freshman of the Week twice during the 2007 season.
ATHENS - University of Georgia freshman tailback Knowshon Moreno has been named the Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week, according to an announcement by the league office on Monday.
Knowshon Moreno has been named the Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week