The Big Ten office released its Week 12 Big Ten players of the week Monday morning. Two players split the offensive honors while two others split the special teams honors. See all of the winners.
There are good days. There are great days. And then there is the type of day Iowa running back LeShun Daniels had against Minnesota on Saturday. [ MORE: Week 11 scoreboard | Big Ten standings | Big Ten stats ] The Hawkeyes’ junior running back rushed for a career-high 195 yards and three touchdowns against the Gophers, but it was one special run that put the cherry on top. With Iowa leading 33-28 late in the game, Daniels took a handoff and broke off a huge 51-yard run to put the game away. Minnesota would go on to score late,
This time last year, few knew who Devin Funchess of Michigan was. Ditto David Santos of Nebraska, Jason Spriggs of Indiana and Mason Monheim of Illinois. But by the end of November, each of these true freshmen had made a name for himself. In fact, I tabbed them on my 2012 Big Ten All-Freshman Team. So, who will I honor three months from now on my 2013 Big Ten All-Freshman Team? Following is a look at one true freshman from each school who could excel this fall and subsequently be honored. Illinois QB Aaron Bailey. There is plenty of opportunity