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Ty Montgomery's Big Game heroics lead Week 13 WRs


A look at the top 10 performances by wide receivers from Week 13:

*10. Tracy Moore, Oklahoma State *

The key stats: Five receptions for 126 yards and one touchdown in a win over Baylor.

The buzz:Moore posted the second-highest yardage total in his career, scoring on a back-breaking 56-yard catch early in the second quarter, as the Cowboys took control of the Big 12 by handing the Bears their first loss of the season.

9. Jordan Matthews, Vanderbilt

The key stats: 13 receptions for 133 yards in a win at Tennessee.

The buzz: Matthews led the Commodores to their second consecutive win over the Volunteers, breaking the SEC record for career receptions previously held by Earl Bennett.

8. Dom Williams, Washington State

The key stats: Five receptions for 154 yards and two touchdowns in a win over Utah.

The buzz: Williams caught the first and last scores as the Cougars clinched a bowl berth for the first time in 10 years. Williams (6-foot-2, 192 pounds) has become a centerpiece of the Cougars' Air Raid offense under second-year head coach Mike Leach, averaging a team-high 17 yards per catch with six touchdowns.

7. Jamison Crowder, Duke

The key stats: 10 receptions for 121 yards and two touchdowns in a win at Wake Forest.

The buzz: Crowder caught multiple touchdowns for the first time this season, as the Blue Devils tied the school record for wins and claimed a share of the ACC Coastal title. A win over Tobacco Road rival North Carolina next week will guarantee Duke a spot in the conference championship game against Florida State.

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6. Steve Hull, Illinois

The key stats: 10 receptions for 169 yards and two touchdowns in a win at Purdue.

The buzz: Hull caught two first-half touchdowns as the Fighting Illini picked up their first Big Ten win since Oct. 8, 2011.

5. Jarvis Landry, LSU

The key stats: Four receptions for 87 yards and two touchdowns in a win over Texas A&M.

The buzz: It hasn't been a vintage season for the Bayou Bengals, but they salvaged something by handing Johnny Manziel his first-ever SEC road loss and first road loss as a starter since 2010. Landry sliced through the Aggies' secondary, breaking the 1,000-yard mark on the season.

4. Robert Herron, Wyoming

The key stats: 11 receptions for 141 yards and four touchdowns in a win over Hawaii.

The buzz: One of the best senior receivers in college football, Herron showed off everything he can do in an overtime win over the Rainbow Warriors, catching touchdowns of 23, 47, 20 and 5 yards. Herron comes in at No. 43 on NFL Media analyst Gil Brandt's Hot 100 list.

3. Davante Adams, Fresno State

The key stats: Nine receptions for 246 yards and four touchdowns in a win over New Mexico.

The buzz: Adams set a new career-high in receiving yards and tied his career-high in touchdown receptions to mow down the Lobos. The Bulldogs clinched their spot in the Mountain West Conference championship game and stayed alive in their push for a BCS bowl bid.

2. Tyler Lockett, Kansas State

The key stats: 12 receptions for 278 yards and three touchdowns in a loss to Oklahoma.

The buzz: Lockett set new school records for receiving yards and all-purpose yards (440) in a game, shredding the Sooners. After erupting for touchdowns of 48, 30 and 90 yards in the first half, Lockett still had six catches for 69 yards in the second half while primarily facing off against top Oklahoma cover corner Aaron Colvin.

1. Ty Montgomery, Stanford

The key stats: Caught four touchdowns, rushed for another in a win over California.

The buzz: Montgomery delivered an all-time Big Game performance, catching five balls for 160 yards and rushing for 31 yards on two carries in a 63-13 demolition of the rival Golden Bears. Not only did Stanford maintain possession of the Axe for the fourth consecutive season, but Arizona's upset win over Oregon sends Montgomery and Co. back to the Pac-12 championship game with a berth in the Rose Bowl on the line.

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