Byrd Named Pac-10 Player of the Week
With 45 tackles on the season, Byrd ranks third on the Ducks in that category. His three interceptions on the season are tied for the most in the conference.
The weekly honor is the first for the former Pac-10 Co-Freshman of the Year. Byrd is the second Oregon player to earn the conference's weekly award this season, joining senior placekicker Matt Evensen (special teams, week 3).
Running back Toby Gerhart of Stanford (offense) and defensive tackle Fili Moala of USC (special teams) were this week's other honorees.
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