Sept. 17, 2012
VILLANOVA, Pa. - For the second consecutive week, Villanova University redshirt freshman quarterback John Robertson has been named the CAA Rookie of the Week. Robertson earns the honor for his play in Saturday's 31-10 win over Rhode Island.
In the victory, Robertson tallied 234 yards of total offense to help Villanova win its conference opener. He completed 14-of-27 for 171 yards to go with 11 carries for 63 yards and a touchdown.
Robertson is now 2-0 as the team's starting quarterback. After three games he ranks third on the team in rushing with 187 yards on 40 carries (4.7 yards per carry). He also owns a team-high tying three rushing scores. Robertson has completed 31-of-61 for 384 yards and one touchdown.
Villanova returns to action on Saturday, Sept. 22, when the Wildcats travel to Franklin Field to take on the Penn Quakers. The game can be seen live on the Comcast Network at 3:30 p.m.