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Ameer Abdullah, Melvin Gordon, others win Week 4 honors

The Big Ten announced its Week 4 Players of the Week on Monday, and there are six honorees. See all of the winners and what they did to earn the honors in this post. Co-Offensive Players of the Week: Ameer Abdullah, Nebraska, Sr., RB Recorded 313 all-purpose yards, including 229 rushing yards, in Nebraska’s victory over Miami (Fla.) Carried the ball a career-high 35 times, reaching the end zone twice on the ground and adding a third touchdown on a three-yard reception in the second quarter Became Nebraska’s all-time leader in all-purpose yards, passing 1972 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Rodgers

Catch up on Week 4 early action: Get scores, stats, recaps & video

The Big Ten went 6-0 in Saturday’s early action, including Iowa’s 24-20 comeback win over Pittsburgh. Catch up on all the action on our Week 4 scoreboard. Also, view our Week 4 gallery. MICHIGAN STATE 73, EASTERN MICHIGAN 14: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | ALL VIDEO Connor Cook threw two touchdown passes and ran for a score as No. 11 Michigan State scored the third-most points in program history, smashing Eastern Michigan 73-14 on Saturday. NORTHWESTERN 24, WESTERN ILLINOIS 7: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP Solomon Vault rushed for two touchdowns, Justin Jackson had 92 yards rushing

Caption this: Pat Fitzgerald photo vs. Western Illinois

We saw this great USA TODAY shot of Pat Fitzgerald from Saturday’s game vs. Western Illinois, and we had to ask for your captions on Twitter. Your responses were pretty classic. See some of our favorites in this post. @BTNBrentYarina Fitz just got done hearing about Melvin Gordon's 5 TD day. — WESLEY (@WesleyOnline) September 20, 2014 @BTNBrentYarina "Whoa!!! Did you brush this morning, ref?" — Spencer Leone (@SpencerLeone) September 20, 2014 @BTNBrentYarina wow, that is some onion breath — Steven Brown (@scbrown1117) September 20, 2014 @BTNBrentYarina Dude….you need a breathe mint bad! — The Stritz (@TheStritz) September 20, 2014