Earlier this month the Jim Thorpe screening committee announced 12 semifinalists for the award given to the nation's top defensive back. The group of 12 will be narrowed to three finalists on November 23 and the winner will be announced on nationally TV during the Home Depot ESPNU College Football Awards Show on December 10.
Here's a look at the Orangebloods.com Thorpe Award Power Poll. We'll update the list each week throughout the rest of the season.
Stats: Through 10 games this season, Church has 90 tackles (31st nationally), 7.5 tackles for loss, one interception, 2.5 sacks, a forced fumble, a fumble recoveries, three blocked kicks and five pass break-ups.
Last week: Church had eight tackles in a 56-28 loss to Central Florida.
Signature moment: Church had 10 tackles, three tackles for loss, a sack and a pass break-up in Toledo's 37-30 win over Ball State.