Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
Vote For Mike Thomas
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: November 07, 2005
Photo Courtesy: Arizona Athletics
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Each week during the season, readers can participate in the selection of's Player of the Week. Choices are made available on Sunday night and voting closes at noon ET on Tuesday. Reader voting counts one-third toward the overall winner, with votes from college football editor Erick Smith and Gannett News Service columnist Mike Lopresti also counting one-third each. The winner will be revealed each Tuesday.

Click here to help vote UA's Mike Thomas the USATODAY Player of the Week.

This week's nominees:

Mike Thomas

The Arizona freshman receiver had two touchdowns ?- one receiving and one rushing ?- in the Wildcats' 52-14 upset of previously unbeaten UCLA. Thomas combined with new quarterback Willie Tuitama for 104 receiving yards and added 24 yards rushing.

Tamba Hali

The Penn State defensive end had four sacks and set a school record with seven tackles for a loss in the Nittany Lions' 35-14 win over Wisconsin. Hali had nine tackles overall to lead a defense that held the Badgers' prolific tailback Brian Calhoun to just 38 yards rushing.

Nick Hartigan

The Brown running back rushed for 192 yards and had career-high four touchdowns in a 38-21 win over Yale that leaves the Bears tied with Princeton atop the Ivy League. The senior is the leading rusher in Division I-AA and has surpassed 100 yards rushing 21 times in his career.

Ramonce Taylor

The Texas running back had four touchdowns in the Longhorns' 62-0 win at Baylor. He rushed for 102 yards and three scores, and added three receptions for 43 yards and another score.

Tom Zbikowski

The Notre Dame defensive back and punt returner scored two touchdowns ?- one on a 78-yard punt return in the second quarter and one on a 33-yard interception return to ice a 41-21 victory over Tennessee. He added nine tackles, including a sack, to lead the Irish defense, and now has four touchdowns in his last three games.

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