Offensive Player and Freshman of the Week
Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin
Fr., RB, Salem, N.J./Salem

•              Rushed for a career-high 249 yards and two touchdowns to lead Wisconsin to a victory at Nebraska
•              Became the second true freshman in program history to record multiple 200-yard rushing games and the first since Ron Dayne in 1996
•              His 249 yards were the most by a Badger in a road game since Melvin Gordon rushed for 259 yards at Northwestern in 2014
•              Claims each award for the second time in his career
•              Last Wisconsin Offensive Player of the Week: Alex Hornibrook (Sept. 18, 2017)
•              Last Wisconsin Freshman of the Week: Jonathan Taylor (Sept. 11, 2017)

Defensive Player of the Week
Joe Bachie, Michigan State
So., LB, Brook Park, Ohio/Berea-Midpark

•              Tied for the team lead with 10 tackles, including six solo stops, as Michigan State defeated Michigan on the road in Ann Arbor
•              Recorded an 11-yard sack, his first career interception, a forced fumble and a pass break-up
•              His forced fumble in the first quarter led to Michigan State’s first touchdown of the game and gave the Spartans a lead they would not relinquish
•              Collects his first career Defensive Player of the Week honor
•              Last Michigan State Defensive Player of the Week: Jon Reschke (Nov. 23, 2015)

Special Teams Player of the Week
Ty Johnson, Maryland
Jr., RB, Cumberland, Md./Fort Hill

•              Registered his first career kick return touchdown with a 100-yard return in the first quarter at Ohio State
•              His touchdown marked the 37th 100-yard kickoff return touchdown in Big Ten history and the first since fellow Terp Will Likely did so against Iowa on Oct. 31, 2015
•              Averaged 31.5 yards per kickoff return on six attempts
•              Earns his first career Special Teams Player of the Week honor
•              Last Maryland Special Teams Player of the Week: Antoine Brooks (Sept. 4, 2017)