Ohio State defensive end John Simon was named the Chuck Bednarik Award national player of the week. The senior and two-time captain was also named the Lott IMPACT Player of the Week on Monday. He was dominant in No. 8 Ohio State's 63-38 win over No. 21 Nebraska Saturday with seven tackles, including a school record-tying five tackles for loss, totaling 24 yards. He recorded two quarterback sacks and forced a fumble. Simon ranks second in the Big Ten with 7.5 tackles for loss (totaling 33 yards) and sixth in sacks with 3.0.