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Big Ten FB Players of the Week: Week 11

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I don't think the B1G is ready to name its Freshman Player of the Week award after J.T. Barrett, but they have to be thinking about it.

Have we all memorized this guy's face yet?
Have we all memorized this guy's face yet?

Offensive Player and Freshman of the Week

J.T. Barrett, Ohio State Fr., QB

  • Accounted for 386 yards of total offense and five touchdowns to lead Ohio State to a win at Michigan State, the Buckeyes' Big Ten record 21st consecutive conference victory
  • Completed 16 of 26 passes for 300 yards and three touchdowns
  • Added 86 rushing yards and two touchdowns on 14 carries
  • Wins his third Offensive Player of the Week and fifth Freshman of the Week award
  • Last Ohio State Offensive Player of the Week: J.T. Barrett (Oct. 20, 2014)

Defensive Player of the Week

Vince Biegel, Wisconsin So., LB

  • Registered seven tackles, four tackles for loss and three sacks to guide Wisconsin to a win over Purdue
  • His four tackles for loss were the most by a Big Ten player in a game this season and his three sacks matched the conference high
  • Led the way as the Badgers held a third consecutive opponent to less than 100 rushing yards
  • Claims his first career Defensive Player of the Week honor

Special Teams Player of the Week

Paul Griggs, Purdue Jr., K

  • Converted all three of his field goal attempts against Wisconsin, including a pair of kicks from more than 50 yards
  • Made field goals from 53, 52 and 40 yards
  • Became the first player in school history to connect from 50 or more yards twice in the same game
  • Earns his first career Special Teams Player of the Week honor