staff, November 30, 2015

The Big Ten office released its Week 13 award winners Monday morning. See all of the honorees and watch select video highlights below.

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Co-Offensive Players of the Week: Nate Sudfeld, Indiana, Sr., QB, Modesto, Calif./Modesto Christian

  • Completed 18 of 29 passes for 350 yards and four touchdowns in the Hoosiers? win over Purdue
  • Added a rushing touchdown to match his career high with five total touchdowns for the third time this season and fifth time in his career, setting a program record
  • Holds the school record with 58 career touchdown passes and single-season program records with 3,184 yards passing and six 300-yard passing games
  • Earns his second career Offensive Player of the Week award and second in as many weeks
  • Last Indiana Offensive Player of the Week: Nate Sudfeld (Nov. 23, 2015)


Ezekiel Elliott, Ohio State, Jr., RB, St. Louis, Mo./Burroughs

  • Rushed for 214 yards and two touchdowns on 30 carries in the Buckeyes? victory at Michigan
  • Tied a program record with his fifth career 200-yard rushing game, averaging 7.1 yards per carry
  • Recorded his sixth rush of over 50 yards this season, and 12th of his career, with a 66-yard run to set up the Buckeyes? first score of the game
  • Earns the second Offensive Player of the Week award of his career
  • Last Ohio State Offensive Player of the Week: J.T. Barrett (Oct. 26, 2015)


Defensive Player of the Week: Anthony Walker Jr., Northwestern, So., LB, Miami, Fla./Monsignor Edward Pace

  • Led Northwestern with a team-high 14 tackles, including 3.5 tackles for loss, in the Wildcats? win over Illinois
  • Recorded his sixth game this season with 10 or more tackles, totaling 113 single-season tackles
  • Tallied 19.5 tackles for loss this season, the third-most in program history
  • Claims his third career Defensive Player of the Week honor
  • Last Northwestern Defensive Player of the Week: Deonte Gibson (Nov. 23, 2015)


Special Teams Player of the Week: Drew Meyer, Wisconsin, Sr., P, Hartland, Wis./Arrowhead

  • Set a program punting record with seven punts, averaging 41.3 yards per punt in Wisconsin?s win over Minnesota
  • Recorded a pair of punts of more than 50 yards in the fourth quarter, with a 53-yard boot and one for 54 yards
  • Placed three punts inside the Minnesota 20-yard line
  • Claims his second career Special Teams Player of the Week honor
  • Last Wisconsin Special Teams Player of the Week: Drew Meyer (Oct. 26, 2015)


Freshman of the Week: Parker Hesse, Iowa, DE, Waukon, Iowa/Waukon

  • Returned his first career interception for a touchdown in Iowa?s win over Nebraska
  • Matched a career-high with six tackles
  • Hesse?s touchdown gave the Hawkeyes a lead they would never relinquish, recording the fourth defensive score for Iowa this season
  • Wins his first career weekly award
  • Last Iowa Freshman of the Week: Akrum Wadley (Nov. 3, 2014)