Offensive Player of the Week
David Bell, Purdue
WR – Jr. – Indianapolis, Ind. – Warren Central (Ind.)

  • Hauled in 11 receptions for a career-high 240 yards (21.8 avg.) and a touchdown in Purdue’s 24-7 road win over then-No. 2 Iowa
  • His 240 receiving yards marked the second-highest single-game total in team history behind only Chris Daniels’ 301 yards vs. Michigan State in 1999. Additionally, the 240 receiving yards are the second most by a FBS player in a single game this season, trailing only Texas’ Xavier Worthy (261 vs. Oklahoma on Oct. 9)
  • Eclipsed the 200-yard mark for the first time in his career and has registered at least 100 receiving yards in 14 of his 23 career games. Moved into fifth place all-time in Purdue history in career receiving yards (2,339), eighth in career receiving touchdowns (19) and ninth in career receptions (177)
  • Earns the second Offensive Player of the Week accolade of his career; was also named Freshman of the Week four times in 2019
  • Last Purdue Offensive Player of the Week: David Bell (Oct. 26, 2020)

Defensive Player of the Week
Cam Allen, Purdue
S – Jr. – Bluefield, Va. – Graham (Va.)

  • Snagged two interceptions in the fourth quarter to help seal a 24-7 road win over then-No. 2 Iowa. Also added four tackles (two solo) in the win
  • Became the first Boilermaker to register two interceptions in a game since Cory Trice on Oct. 12, 2019. Is just the 11th Purdue defender to record a multi-interception game since 2000
  • Led a secondary that limited the Hawkeyes to 195 yards passing on 32 attempts (6.1 yards per attempt) and just 271 yards of total offense. The Boilermakers defense held Iowa to just 1-for-5 in the red zone
  • Earns the first Defensive Player of the Week honor of his career
  • Last Purdue Defensive Player of the Week: Markus Bailey (Oct. 22, 2018)

Special Teams Player of the Week
Matt Coghlin, Michigan State
K – Gr. – Cincinnati, Ohio – Archbishop Moeller (Ohio)

  • Made both of his field goal attempts in Michigan State’s 20-15 win at Indiana, connecting on kicks from 51 and 49 yards
  • His 51-yard field goal in the third quarter tied a career long
  • Has now made 74 field goals in his career and ranks second all-time in Big Ten history, trailing only Penn State’s Kevin Kelly (78, 2005-08)
  • Earns the fourth Special Teams Player of the Week honor of his career
  • Last Michigan State Special Teams Player of the Week: Jayden Reed (Sept. 27, 2021)

Freshman of the Week
Braelon Allen, Wisconsin
RB – Fond du Lac, Wis. – Fond du Lac

  • Rushed 16 times for 108 yards (6.75 avg.) and a touchdown in Wisconsin’s 20-14 win vs. Army
  • Registered 100 yards rushing for the second consecutive game (131 at Illinois on Oct. 9) to become the first Wisconsin true freshman to accomplish the feat since Jonathan Taylor had four straight 100-yard rushing performances in 2017
  • Gave the Badgers a 7-0 lead in the second quarter when he broke free for a 33-yard score
  • Earns the first Freshman of the Week honor of his career
  • Last Wisconsin Freshman of the Week: Graham Mertz (Oct. 26, 2020)