RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- Nevada junior Brock Hekking earned MW Defensive Player of the Week. This honor is a first for Hekking.
• Hekking Recorded six tackles (4 solo) in the Wolf Pack’s 31-9 Conference victory over Hawai‘i.
•Had 3.5 tackles for loss, three sacks, two forced fumbles, two pass breakups and one interception.
•Led a Nevada defensive effort that held Hawai‘i to just nine points, the first time the Wolf Pack has held an FBS opponent to single digits since 2011.
•His third-quarter interception led to a Nevada touchdown on the Wolf Pack’s ensuing series.
•Hekking’s three sacks is tied for the most by an FBS player this season (nine players).
•Hawai‘i had 14 possessions in the game and Hekking ended five of them: third-down tackle that forced a field goal attempt, pass breakup, interception, sack/forced fumble and sack/forced fumble.