Who took weekly Big Ten honors?

The Big Ten offensive, defensive and special teams players of the week and freshman of the week for games on Oct. 8 were announced this morning by the Big Ten Conference. Who do you think won them? Find out inside and watch our latest edition of the Big Ten Blast.

Offensive Player of the Week: Taylor Martinez, Nebraska

Martinez helped Nebraska rally from a 21-point deficit, the biggest comeback in school history, to defeat Ohio State in the Huskers’ first Big Ten home contest.

Defensive Player of the Week: Tavon Wilson, Illinois

Wilson returned a fumble 66 yards for a touchdown, giving Illinois a lead it would not relinquish in its win over Indiana.

Special Teams Player of the Week: Brett Maher, Nebraska

Maher converted on all six kicking attempts, four extra points and two field goals.

Freshman of the Week:  Shane Wynn, Indiana

Wynn returned the opening kickoff 99 yards, becoming the first Indiana freshman to return a kick for a touchdown.

Read the whole release at BigTen.org.


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gobeat osu on 10/10/2011 @ 12:18pm EDT Said:

What about Denard? He had 454 yds!!!!

WeBeatOSU on 10/10/2011 @ 1:45pm EDT Said:

Did Denard come back from a 21 point deficit with his 454 yards? Can’t wait to see yo in the Big House.

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Mel4Red on 10/10/2011 @ 1:54pm EDT Said:

What about Lavonte David …… game changer and 13 tackles ?

doc on 10/10/2011 @ 5:22pm EDT Said:

Lavonte David changed the game and the season for the huskers when he took the ball from Ohio State. He was a beast Saturday night!

uofm,takes,all on 10/10/2011 @ 11:40pm EDT Said:

i say u of m will take it all so make room for those loses everyone else nebraska,mstate and on