Khalil Tate earns more accolades after big win on Saturday

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) - After topping then 15th ranked Washington State on Saturday, Khalil Tate has garnered a couple more awards to back up his record breaking performances.

Tate was announced as Pac-12 Offensive Player of the week for the 4th week in a row.  That's the first time it's happened in league history.  Tate tied Rodney Peete last week when he won it 3 weeks in a row, which hadn't happened since '88 when Peete did it.

Tate was also announced as a semifinalist for the Maxwell Award.  This award is given to the top player in college football.  The semifinal pool consists of 18 players, and includes other Pac-12 notables of Stanford's Bryce Love and USC's Sam Darnold.

Tate's performance has helped the Wildcats reach a 6-2 record this season, after starting a lowly 2-2.  A 6th win means they are now officially bowl eligible.  

#23 Arizona will face #17 USC on Saturday at 7:45 on ESPN.

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