October 29, 2009
S – Clemson Junior
Junior safety DeAndre McDaniel has received the Bronko Nagurski Defensive Player of the Week award. McDaniel led the Clemson defense to an overtime victory over #8 Miami. DeAndre finished the game with seven tackles and two interceptions, one of which was returned 23 yards for a touchdown. The Bronko Nagurski Trophy will be presented to the best defensive player in college football on Dec. 7. Last season, Texas DE Brian Orakpo was the recipient of the end of season award.