ISU’s Purdy Big 12 POW
Iowa State sophomore QB Brock Purdy was named the Big 12’s Offensive Player of the Week.
Purdy broke the school record for total offense in a game (510), throwing for 435 yards and rushing for 75 in the lopsided 72-20 win over Louisana-Monroe.
Purdy accounted for six touchdowns in the game, tying the school record for touchdowns responsible in a game. He is the first player in Big 12 history to have over 400 yards passing with three rushing TDs and three passing TDs.
Taylor Big 10 POW
Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor has once again been named the Big 10 Offensive Player of the Week.
Taylor rushed 23 times for 203 yards and a pair of touchdowns, topping the 100-yard rushing mark for the 25th time in his 30-game career, to become the first Wisconsin player in history to rush for at least 200 yards against Michigan.
Illinois punter Blake Hayes was the Special Teams Player of