Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewater and linebacker Preston Brown have been selected as the Big East Conference's offensive and Defensive Players of the Week, respectively.
Bridgewater threw for a career-high 416 yards with two fourth-quarter touchdowns Friday night to help the No. 12 Cardinals (8-0, 3-0 Big East) beat Cincinnati 34-31 in overtime. Trailing 24-14, Bridgewater threw touchdown passes of 30 and 64 yards to lead Louisville's fifth straight come-from-behind victory.
Bridgewater has completed 70.7 percent of his passes (162 of 229) for 13 touchdowns with just four interceptions.
Brown had a game-high 13 tackles and an interception against the Bearcats. The Cincinnati native has 30 tackles the past two games and ranks 10th in the Big East with 7.2 per game.