Matt Leinart recently named his top performers from Week 8, and he included 1 B1G standout in his list.

The top spot went to LSU QB Jayden Daniels, who had a nearly flawless performance in the upset win over Ole Miss. Oregon QB Bo Nix was 2nd after leading the Ducks to a win over previously-undefeated UCLA. The 3rd spot was given to Clemson RB Will Shipley, who gained almost 200 yards on the ground in a big win over Syracuse.

The 4th spot went to Penn State QB Sean Clifford. Clifford had easily his best game of the 2022 season against Minnesota in Week 8.

Clifford ended the night 23-of-31 for 295 yards and 4 TDs. With the 5th 4-TD performance of his career, Clifford became Penn State’s all-time leader in games with 4 or more TD passes.

The Nittany Lions easily handled the Golden Gophers by a score of 45-17. The win moved the Nittany Lions to 6-1 on the season, with a big matchup against Ohio State on the horizon.