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Big Ten office hands out Week 1 Players of the Week

The Big Ten office released its Week 1 Players of the Week on Monday, and it was Nathan Scheelhaase (Offense), Collin Ellis (Defense), Sam Ficken (Special Teams) and Christian Hackenberg (Freshman) taking home the season’s first accolades. Read more about their Week 1 performances and watch video highlights in this post. [ MORE: Week 1 honors, grades & more | What did Tom Dienhart learn? | Week 1 picks revisited ] Offensive Player of the Week: Nathan Scheelhaase, Illinois, Sr., QB, Kansas City, Mo./Rockhurst Threw for a career-high 416 yards and two touchdowns in Illinois’ season-opening win over Southern Illinois