Indiana, Ohio State and Penn State Earn Weekly Football Honors

Hoosiers’ Campbell, Buckeyes’ Stroud, together with Nittany Lions’ Brown and Singleton garner accolades

Following Week 3 contests, the Big Ten Conference Offensive, Defensive, and Special Teams Players of the Week, and the Freshman of the Week had been introduced this morning. Below are this week’s honorees:

Offensive Player of the Week
CJ Stroud, Ohio State
QB – So. – Rancho Cucamonga, Calif. – Rancho Cucamonga

  • Completed 18 of 20 passes for 297 yards and 4 touchdowns within the first half alone, ending with 367 yards passing and 5 touchdowns within the Buckeyes’ 77-21 win over Toledo
  • Recorded a completion share of greater than 80 p.c for the fourth time, whereas his 256.8 passing effectivity was the second highest of his profession
  • Leads the nation with 11 landing passes, ranks second in passing effectivity (208.6) and ranks among the many high 10 quarterbacks in 5 totally different classes: yards per move try (4th, 11.07), factors answerable for (seventh, 66), factors answerable for per recreation (seventh, 22.0), completion share (eighth, .729), passing yards per recreation (ninth, 313.7)
  • Earns his third profession Offensive Player of the Week award and his tenth profession weekly honor
  • Last Ohio State Offensive Player of the Week: CJ Stroud (Nov. 22, 2021)

Defensive Player of the Week
Ji’Ayir Brown, Penn State
S – Sr. – Trenton, NJ – Trenton Central

  • Tallied 5 tackles (4 solo), a sack, a compelled fumble and an interception to assist Penn State defeat Auburn 41-12 and turn out to be the primary Big Ten college to comb a home-and-home collection towards an SEC opponent since 2012
  • Recorded a strip-sack within the third quarter, his first profession sack and second profession compelled fumble, earlier than including his seventh profession interception within the third and returning it for 27 yards
  • The Nittany Lions’ 41 factors marked essentially the most allowed by Auburn to a non-conference opponent at house since 2001 (41 vs. Louisiana Tech in a 48-41 additional time win)
  • Earns the second Defensive Player of the Week accolade of his profession and his first of the season
  • Last Penn State Defensive Player of the Week: Ji’Ayir Brown (Nov. 8, 2021)

Special Teams Player of the Week
Charles Campbell, Indiana
PK – Jr. – Jackson, Tenn. – University School of Jackson

  • Notched his second profession four-field objective recreation to tie this system single-game report in Indiana’s 33-30 additional time victory over Western Kentucky
  • Recorded a 51-yard discipline objective to win the sport, his fourth profession make from 50-plus yards and Indiana’s first walk-off discipline objective since 2016
  • His 4 discipline targets tied for essentially the most within the FBS in Week Three and he was one among 4 place kickers to transform a 50-plus yard discipline objective
  • The Academic All-Big Ten honoree garners the second Special Teams Player of the Week honor of his profession and his first since Nov. 2, 2020
  • Last Indiana Special Teams Player of the Week: Haydon Whitehead (Dec. 7, 2020)

Freshman of the Week
Nicholas Singleton, Penn State
RB – Shillington, Pa. – Governor Mifflin

  • Finished with 10 rushes for 124 yards and two touchdowns in Penn State’s 41-12 win at Auburn, changing into the primary PSU true freshman working again with back-to-back 100-yard video games since Noah Cain in 2019
  • With runs of 54 and 53 yards, Singleton now has 5 runs of 40+ yards this season and three over 50 yards to guide the nation
  • His 334 yards are essentially the most dashing yards by a Penn State freshman via the primary three video games of a season, passing Saquon Barkley’s mark of 311 in 2015.
  • Earns the second Freshman of the Week honor of his profession and second in as many weeks
  • Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Nicholas Singleton (Sept. 12, 2022)

2022 Big Ten Football Players of the Week
Aug. 29

O: Chase Brown, Jr., RB, ILL
O: Ryan Hilinski, Jr., QB, NU
D: Cameron Mitchell, Jr., CB, NU
S: Luke Akers, Jr., P, NU

Sept. 5

O: Anthony Grant, Jr., RB, NEB
O: Sean Clifford, Sr., QB, PSU
D: Jacoby Windmon, Sr., DE/LB, MSU
S: Tory Taylor, Jr., P, IOWA
F: Roman Hemby, RB, MD

Sept. 12

O: Taulia Tagovailoa, QB, Jr., MD
O: Marvin Harrison Jr., WR, So., OSU
D: Jacoby Windmon, Sr., DE/LB, MSU
S: Lukas Van Ness, DT, So., IOWA
F: Nicholas Singleton, RB, PSU

Sept. 19

O: CJ Stroud, QB, So., OSU
D: Ji’Ayir Brown, S, Sr., PSU
S: Charles Campbell, IND
F: Nicholas Singleton, RB, PSU

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