Big Ten Football Players of the Week

Offensive Player of the Week
Dwayne Haskins, Ohio State
So., QB, Potomac, Md./Bullis School
• Engineered a pair of touchdown drives in the final eight minutes of the fourth quarter, including a 12-play, 96-yard drive to take the lead as Ohio State overcame a 12-point deficit in a victory at Penn State
• Went 15 of 23 for 212 yards and two touchdowns in the second half in front of a record crowd of 110,889 at Beaver Stadium
• Totaled 270 passing yards and three touchdowns in the contest
• Earns his third career Offensive Player of the Week award and second in as many weeks
• Last Ohio State Offensive Player of the Week: Dwayne Haskins (Sept. 24, 2018)

Co-Defensive Players of the Week
Chase Winovich, Michigan
Sr., DL, Jefferson Hills, Pa./Thomas Jefferson
• Registered 3.0 tackles for loss in a victory over Northwestern, marking his 13th straight game with at least 0.5 tackles for loss
• Recorded nine tackles, including a career-high eight solo tackles
• Added 1.0 sack for eight yards in the contest
• Receives his second career Defensive Player of the Week honor and first since 2017
• Last Michigan Defensive Player of the Week: Khaleke Hudson (Nov. 6, 2017)

Chase Young, Ohio State
So., DE, Upper Marlboro, Md./Dematha Catholic
• Tallied 3.0 tackles for loss in a victory at Penn State, including one on the Nittany Lions’ final offensive play of the contest with Ohio State holding a one-point lead
• Finished the game with six tackles, including 2.0 sacks
• Added two pass break-ups and two quarterback hurries
• Claims his first career Defensive Player of the Week award
• Last Ohio State Defensive Player of the Week: Dre’Mont Jones (Sept. 17, 2018)

Special Teams Player of the Week
Joe Schopper, Purdue
Sr., P, Indianapolis, Ind./Cathedral
• Placed five of his seven punts inside the 20-yard line in Purdue’s first-ever win at Nebraska
• Averaged 41.3 yards per punt in the contest
• Helped limit Nebraska to an average starting position of its own 22-yard line
• Earns his first career Special Teams Player of the Week honor
• Last Purdue Special Teams Player of the Week: J.D. Dellinger (Oct. 10, 2016)

Freshman of the Week
KJ Hamler, Penn State
Fr., WR, Pontiac, Mich./IMG Academy
• Set career highs with four catches and 138 receiving yards against Ohio State
• Recorded a 93-yard touchdown reception, the second-logest play from scrimmage in program history
• Has caught a touchdown pass in four out of five games this season
• Records his first Freshman of the Week award
• Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Connor McGovern (Nov. 7, 2016)