COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — New Mexico running back Rodney Ferguson and kicker John Sullivan won Mountain West Conference Players of the Week honors on Monday.

UNLV linebacker Beau Bell and Utah defensive back Steve Tate shared the defensive award. Wyoming kicker Billy Vinnedge shared the special teams award with Sullivan.

Ferguson won the award on offense after rushing for 146 yards and two touchdowns on a career-high 41 carries in New Mexico's 34-31 victory over Air Force on Thursday night.

Bell had 10 tackles and returned an interception for a touchdown Saturday in UNLV's 29-24 loss to Wyoming.

Tate posted 12 tackles, including one sack, and an interception in Utah's 27-3 victory at Colorado State on Saturday.

Vinnedge hit field goals from 33, 37 and 44 yards in Wyoming's win over UNLV. He also punted five times for a 41.8-yard average and pinned UNLV inside its 20-yard line each time.

Sullivan kicked a career-best four field goals in New Mexico's victory, scoring from 20, 32, 38 and 43 yards, and set a school record with 18 in a row.

He ended the streak in the fourth quarter when he missed from 32 yards, but Sullivan's 19 field goals this season tie for the second-most in school history.

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