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OSU’s Young, Dobbins Honored

(official Big Ten release 11-25-19)

Following Big Ten football games on Nov. 23, the Co-Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week and Freshman of the Week in the Big Ten were announced this morning. Below are this week’s honorees:

Co-Offensive Players of the Week
Shea Patterson, Michigan
Sr., QB, Shreveport, La./IMG Academy

  • Threw for 366 yards and five touchdowns in a victory at Indiana, becoming the first quarterback in school history with five touchdown passes in regulation
  • First quarterback in school history with at least four touchdown passes in consecutive games and the first to post back-to-back 300-yard games since 2015
  • Completed his first seven pass attempts before finishing 20-of-32
  • Claims his second career Offensive Player of the Week award and second in as many weeks
  • Last Michigan Offensive Player of the Week: Shea Patterson (Nov. 18, 2019)

J.K. Dobbins, Ohio State
Jr., RB, La Grange, Texas/LaGrange

  • Rushed for 157 yards and two touchdowns in a win against Penn State, which entered the game with the nation’s No. 4 rush defense
  • Passed Eddie George for third place on Ohio State’s career rushing list with 3,902 yards and now needs just 60 yards to pass Ezekiel Elliott for second
  • Scored both Ohio State touchdowns in the first half
  • Claims his third career Offensive Player of the Week award and third of the season
  • Last Ohio State Offensive Player of the Week: J.K. Dobbins (Oct. 28, 2019)

Defensive Player of the Week
Chase Young, Ohio State
Jr., DE, Hyattsville, Md./DeMatha Catholic

  • Recorded three sacks in Ohio State’s victory against Penn State, setting the school single-season record with 16.5 and moving into fourth place in Big Ten history
  • Finished the game with four tackles for loss and two forced fumbles
  • Tallied a career-high nine tackles, including five solo stops
  • Receives his third career Defensive Player of the Week honor and second of the season
  • Last Ohio State Defensive Player of the Week: Chase Young (Oct. 28, 2019)

 


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