The Big Ten announced its players of the week on Monday.
Here are the winners:
Offensive Player of the Week: Penn State RB Saquon Barkley
Barkley rushed for 207 yards and 2 TDs but also had 70 receiving yards on only 3 catches as Penn State routed Purdue, 62-24. It’s the second time Barkley won the award this season. He also won it after the Maryland game.
— Penn State Football (@PennStateFball) October 31, 2016
Defensive Players of the Week: Indiana LB Marcus Oliver, Wisconsin LB Ryan Connelly
A pair of winners this week. Oliver had 8 tackles, 2 sacks and 2 forced fumbles in Indiana’s win against Maryland.
Connelly made 11 total tackles to go along with 2 tackles for loss and 2 pass breakups in Wisconsin’s overtime win against previously undefeated Nebraska.
— Big Ten Football (@B1Gfootball) October 31, 2016
Special Teams Player of the Week: Michigan K Kenny Allen
Michigan’s Allen was 3-for-3 on field goals and on his extra points in the 32-23 win at Michigan State. Allen made field goals of 23, 23 and 45 yards.
Freshman of the Week: Indiana RB Tyler Natee
The Hoosiers freshman rushed for 111 yards and a touchdown on only 18 carries in the 42-36 win against Maryland.
.@OfficialTNatee ran for 111 yards on 18 attempts (6.2) with a TD on Saturday.
— Indiana Football (@HoosierFootball) October 31, 2016