Trace McSorley, Raekwon McMillan highlight Week 13 Big Ten honors

Trace McSorley, Raekwon McMillan highlight Week 13 Big Ten honors

The Big Ten office released its weekly football honors Tuesday. See all of the Week 13 honorees and watch select highlights below.

Offensive Player of the Week: Trace McSorley, Penn State, Jr., QB

  • Registered 389 yards of total offense as Penn State defeated Michigan State to clinch a share of the East Division title and a berth in the Big Ten Championship Game
  • Completed 17-of-23 passes for a career-high 376 yards and four touchdowns
  • Posted his fourth 300-yard passing game of the season and set the Penn State single-season record for total offense with 3,348 yards
  • Claims the first Offensive Player of the Week award of his career
  • Last Penn State Offensive Player of the Week: Saquon Barkley (Oct. 31, 2016)

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Defensive Player of the Week: Raekwon McMillan, Ohio State, Jr., LB

  • Recorded a career high-tying 16 tackles, including seven solo stops, in Ohio State’s double-overtime win against Michigan
  • Collected one-half tackle for loss
  • Helped the Buckeyes earn a share of the East Division title
  • Collects his first career Defensive Player of the Week honor
  • Last Ohio State Defensive Player of the Week: Jerome Baker (Sept. 19, 2016)

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Special Teams Player of the Week: Teldrick Morgan, Maryland, Sr., WR/KR

  • Had three punt returns for 113 yards and a touchdown in Maryland’s win over Rutgers
  • Returned a punt 83 yards for a score in the first quarter to give Terrapins a 14-0 lead
  • Helped Maryland secure bowl eligibility with its sixth win of the season
  • Earns his first career Special Teams Player of the Week honor
  • Last Maryland Special Teams Player of the Week: William Likely (Nov. 2, 2015)

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Freshman of the Week: John Moten IV, Northwestern, RB

  • Rushed 14 times for a career-high 128 yards and two touchdowns in Northwestern’s win over Illinois
  • Averaged 9.1 yards per carry on the day
  • Scored the first two touchdowns of his career, including a career-long 43-yard rush in the first quarter to put the Wildcats ahead 14-0
  • Claims his second career weekly award
  • Last Northwestern Freshman of the Week: John Moten IV (Nov. 12, 2016)
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