Ball State football’s senior quarterback Keith Wenning has been named as one of eight quarterbacks in the country to the Manning Award’s “Stars of the Week”.
The Manning Award, sponsored by the Allstate Sugar Bowl, allows college football fans can to go to the Allstate Sugar Bowl Facebook page to vote for what they think was the best performance from this past weekend. When voting closes Thursday at Noon (ET), the top vote-getter will be announced as the Manning Award Player of the Week.
Wenning became Ball State’s career passing yardage leader in the Cardinals 48-27 victory at Virginia. He completed 23-of-41 passes for 346 yards with two touchdowns. Wenning has now thrown for 9,250 yards in his career and surpassed the previous school record of 9,233 by Nate Davis from 2006-08.
Wenning is the only Football Bowl Subdivision quarterback in the nation with at least 300 passing yards in six games this year. He ranks second in the country in passing yards (1,996) and seventh in passing yards per game (332.7).
The Cardinals, 5-1 on the season and 2-0 in the Mid-American Conference, will host Kent State Saturday at 3 p.m. in the school's Homecoming Game at Scheumann Stadium.