USF defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was named Big East defensive player of the week after his performance against FSU on Saturday.  Pierre-Paul had a sack, a forced fumble, and three tackles for loss against FSU.

A junior college transfer, Pierre-Paul is tied with George Selvie for the team lead in tackles for loss with 4.5.

Redshirt freshman quarterback B.J. Daniels, who made his first career start, was named to the Big East honor roll after totaling 341 yards and two touchdowns on Saturday.

-Phil Neary