Following Big Ten football games on Sept. 21-22, the Co-Offensive, Defensive and Co-Special Teams Players of the Week and Co-Freshmen of the Week in the Big Ten were announced this morning. Below are this week’s honorees:

Co-Offensive Players of the Week
Dwayne Haskins, Ohio State
So., QB, Potomac, Md./Bullis School

•              Completed 21 of 24 passes for 304 yards and five touchdowns in one half of action against Tulane
•              Recorded at least 300 passing yards for the third time in four starts this season
•              Ranks second nationally this season with 16 touchdown passes and a completion percentage of 75.7 percent
•              Earns his second career Offensive Player of the Week award
•              Last Ohio State Offensive Player of the Week: Dwayne Haskins (Sept. 3, 2018)

Miles Sanders, Penn State
Jr., RB, Pittsburgh, Pa./Woodland Hills

•              Set career highs with 22 carries, 200 yards and three rushing touchdowns against Illinois
•              Became the sixth player in Penn State history to have 200 rushing yards and at least three rushing touchdowns in a game and the first since Larry Johnson in 2002
•              Did not have a single negative rush in his 22 carries
•              Claims his first career Offensive Player of the Week award
•              Last Penn State Offensive Player of the Week: Saquon Barkley (Nov. 20, 2017)

Defensive Player of the Week
Tre Watson, Maryland
Sr., LB, Tampa, Fla./Tampa Catholic

•              Registered a 36-yard interception return for a touchdown early in the third quarter against Minnesota
•              Led Maryland with 11 tackles in the contest, including six solo stops
•              Added 1.0 tackle for loss for seven yards
•              Receives his second career Defensive Player of the Week honor and first since 2016
•              Last Maryland Defensive Player of the Week: Antoine Brooks Jr. (Sept. 3, 2018)

Co-Special Teams Players of the Week
Donovan Peoples-Jones, Michigan
So., WR, Detroit, Mich./Cass Technical

•              Scored the second punt return touchdown of his career with a 60-yard score against Nebraska
•              Marked his fourth touchdown overall in the last seven quarters of action
•              Has recorded at least one touchdown in three consecutive games, with five total touchdowns over that stretch
•              Earns his first career Special Teams Player of the Week honor
•              Last Michigan Special Teams Player of the Week: Ambry Thomas (Sept. 3, 2018)

Matt Coghlin Michigan State
So., K, Cincinnati, Ohio/Archbishop Moeller

•              Scored on a six-yard touchdown run on a fake field goal in the third quarter against Indiana
•              Became the first Spartan to score a touchdown and then kick the PAT on his own touchdown since Sam Williams in 1958
•              Went 5-for-5 on PAT attempts
•              Claims his second career Special Teams Player of the Week honor and first since 2017
•              Last Michigan State Special Teams Player of the Week: J-Shun Harris II (Nov. 6, 2017)

Co-Freshmen of the Week
Anthony McFarland, Maryland
Fr., RB, Hyattsville, Md./DeMaha Catholic

•              Rushed for 112 yards on just six carries against Minnesota and scored his first two career touchdowns
•              Averaged 18.7 yards per carry in the contest while breaking the 100-yard plateau for the second consecutive game
•              Scored on touchdown runs of 26 and 64 yards
•              Earns his first career Freshman of the Week award
•              Last Maryland Freshman of the Week: Jeshaun Jones (Sept. 3, 2018)

Rondale Moore, Purdue
Fr., WR, New Albany, Ind./Trinity

•              Caught a game-high eight passes for 110 yards and two touchdowns against Boston College
•              Added 25 punt return yards, 22 kickoff return yards and four rushing yards to finish the game with 161 all-purpose yards
•              Through four career games, has recorded and least 100 receiving yards and 160 all-purpose yards in three contests
•              Records his second Freshman of the Week award
•              Last Purdue Freshman of the Week: Rondale Moore (Sept. 3, 2018)