Michigan, Ohio State and Wisconsin Earn Weekly Football Honors

Michigan's Brendan Gibbons connected on four field goals at Northwestern, including a 44-yarder as time expired to force overtime.

Michigan's Brendan Gibbons connected on four field goals at Northwestern, including a 44-yarder as time expired to force overtime.

Nov. 18, 2013

Offensive Player of the Week
Carlos Hyde, Ohio State
Sr., RB, Naples, Fla./Naples
• Rushed for a career-high 246 yards, the fourth-most in Ohio State history, and scored five total touchdowns in the Buckeyes’ road victory over Illinois, becoming the first Big Ten player since 2010 to score five times in a game
• Averaged 10.3 yards per carry and rushed for four touchdowns, including runs of one, eight, 51 and 55 yards
• Also had an 18-yard touchdown reception and totaled 272 all-purpose yards in the game
• Records the third Offensive Player of the Week award of his career and second this season
• Last Ohio State Offensive Player of the Week: Braxton Miller (Oct. 28, 2013)

Defensive Player of the Week
Ryan Shazier, Ohio State
Jr., LB, Fort Lauderdale, Fla./Plantation
• Recorded a career-high 16 tackles that included 1.5 sacks and 3.5 tackles for loss in the Buckeyes’ road win at Illinois
• Forced a fumble on a third-quarter sack, which led to an Illinois safety to give the Buckeyes a 37-21 advantage
• Leads the conference and ranks among the top 15 in the nation with 1.45 tackles per loss a contest
• Claims his fourth career Defensive Player of the Week honor and second this season
• Last Ohio State Defensive Player of the Week: Ryan Shazier (Sept. 16, 2013)

Special Teams Player of the Week
Brendan Gibbons, Michigan
Sr., K, West Palm Beach, Fla./Cardinal Newman
• Was perfect on his kicking attempts in a road win against Northwestern, including a 44-yarder as time expired to force overtime
• Also converted on attempts from 25, 28 and 29 yards to match his career best of four field goals in a game
• Made two fourth-quarter field goals and added another in the second overtime
• Claims his second career Special Teams Player of the Week honor
• Last Michigan Special Teams Player of the Week: Brendan Gibbons (Oct. 22, 2012)


 

 

Freshman of the Week
Corey Clement, Wisconsin
RB, Glassboro, N.J./Glassboro
• Averaged nearly 10 yards per carry, finishing with 108 yards on 11 totes, and scored two touchdowns in Wisconsin’s win over Indiana
• Rushed for more than 100 yards for the third time this season and tied a career high with two scores
• Was one of three Badgers to rush for more than 100 yards in the game as they ran for 554 yards, which ranks eighth in Big Ten single-game history
• Wins his second Freshman of the Week award
• Last Wisconsin Freshman of the Week: Corey Clement (Sept. 9, 2013)