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Throughout the 2017 college football season, the Tournament of Roses and the Rose Bowl Game Football Committee will select players from each partner conference as the Big Ten and Pac-12 Player of the Week.

For their outstanding performances in week six, Michigan State safety David Dowell and Arizona quarterback Khalil Tate were selected by the 17-person committee.

Big Ten Player of the Week
David Dowell, Big Ten Player of the WeekDavid Dowell, Michigan State
So., S, North Ridgeville, Ohio

▪ Intercepted two passes and recovered a fumble in a 14-10 win over in-state rival No. 7 Michigan
▪ Tallied a career-high seven tackles and added a pass break-up
▪ Totaled 35 interception return yards with returns of 17- and 18-yards on his interceptions
▪ It is Dowell’s first Rose Bowl Game Player of the Week award and first for Michigan State this season

 

 

 

 

 

Pac-12 Player of the Week

Khalil Tate, Pac-12 Player of the WeekKhalil Tate, Arizona
So., QB, Inglewood, Calif.

▪ Rushed for 327 yards, an NCAA record for yards rushing by a quarterback, in a 45-42 win over Colorado
▪ Completed 12-of-13 passes for 154 yards and five total touchdowns (one passing, four rushing)
▪ Had touchdown runs of 58, 28, 47 and 75 yards, and averaged 23.4 yards per carry
▪ This is Tate’s first Rose Bowl Game Player of the Week award and the first for Arizona this season

 

 

 

 

 
ALSO NOMINATED:

Big Ten: Taysir Mack, Indiana; Akrum Wadley, Iowa; J.T. Barrett, Ohio State; Shaka Toney, Penn State; Elijah Sindelar, Purdue; Jonathon Taylor, Wisconsin.

Pac-12: Phillip Linday, Colorado; Bryce Love, Stanford; Sam Darnold, USC; Hunter Bryant, Washington; Luke Falk, Washington State.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

Week 1: Saquon Barkley, Penn State; Josh Rosen, UCLA. Week 2: Shannon Brooks, Minnesota; Josh Rosen, UCLA. Week 3: Alex Hornibrook, Wisconsin; Deontay Burnett, USC. Week 4: Saquon Barkley, Penn State; Bryce Love, Stanford. Week 5: D’Cota Dixon, Wisconsin; Bryce Love, Stanford.

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