Kirk Herbstreit spotlights North Carolina stars Tez Walker, Omarion Hampton after strong Week 7
Kirk Herbstreit named Tez Walker and Omarion Hampton amongst his top performers across all of college football for Week 7.
Herbstreit released his list of top players on Monday evening. Both Walker and Hampton made the cut after their standout performances in UNC’s win over Miami on Saturday night.
Walker made his second start for North Carolina this week. He made an immediate impact for the Tar Heels as he scored 3 touchdowns to help UNC defeat the Hurricanes 41-31 in Chapel Hill.
Hampton was also excellent vs. Miami in Week 7. He rushed for 197 yards on what was statistically the ACC’s best rush defense entering the weekend.
Here’s Herbstreit’s full list of top players from the week:
Here are my top performing players of WEEK 7:
Elic Ayomanor @StanfordFball
Michael Penix Jr./Rome Odunze @UW_Football
Entire defense @NDFootball
Landon Jackson @RazorbackFB
Omarion Hampton/Tez Walker @UNCFootball
Antwaun Powell-Ryland @HokiesFB
Josh Hoover @TCUFootball… pic.twitter.com/y1uHWiburE
— Kirk Herbstreit (@KirkHerbstreit) October 16, 2023
Elic Ayomanor of Stanford earned the top spot after going for 294 yards and 3 touchdowns in the Cardinal’s comeback win vs. Colorado. Washington’s Michael Penix Jr. and Rome Odunze were next on the list after they helped the Huskies beat Oregon this week.
North Carolina will host Virginia in Week 8.