Inns passed for a career-high five touchdowns and 344 yards to lead the fifth-ranked Wildcats to a come-from-behind victory over Whitworth, 42-38. Four of his touchdowns came during a 19-minute span in the second half, when Linfield rattled off 28 straight points to take the lead. With the win, the undefeated 'Cats clinched at least a share of their third consecutive league title and the program's 35th NWC crown overall.
Honorable Mention –
Jake Knecht (Willamette, Jr. – Issaquah, Wash./Skyline HS/Illinois State Univ.)
Zack Halverson (Pacific Lutheran, Sr. – Bellingham, Wash./Bellingham)
Bryan Peterson (Whitworth, Fr. – Spokane, Wash./West Valley)
P.J. Minaya (Pacific, So. – Wahiawa, Hawaii/Leilehua)
Keith Welch (Lewis & Clark, So. – Fairfield, Calif./Fairfield)