27
Nov

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 13, Purdue running back Markell Jones and UCLA wide receiver Jordan Lasley were selected by the 17-person committee.

 

Big Ten Player of the Week
Markell Jones, Big Ten Player of the WeekMarkell Jones, Purdue
Jr., RB, Columbus, Ind.

▪ Ran for a career-high 217 yards on 31 carries in a 31-24 win over Indiana
▪ Tallied 159 yards on 22 carries in the second half to pave the way for the Boilermakers win
▪ Purdue’s victory reclaimed the Old Oaken Bucket and made the Boilermakers bowl-eligible for the first time since 2012
▪ This is Jones’ first Player of the Week honor and the first for Purdue this season

 

 

 

 

 

Pac-12 Player of the Week
Jordan Lasley, Pac-12 Player of the WeekJordan Lasley, UCLA
Jr., WR, Compton, Calif.

▪ Caught a career-high 12 passes for 227 yards as the Bruins defeated California, 30-27
▪ Added a 17-yard touchdown catch midway through the second quarter to put the Bruins ahead, 17-6
▪ Became the first-ever Bruin to record back-to-back 200-yard receiving contests and three double-digit reception games in a season
▪ This is Lasley’s first Player of the Week honor and the third for UCLA this season (Rosen, Week 1 & 2)

 

 

 

 

 

ALSO NOMINATED:

Big Ten: Akrum Wadley, Iowa; Brian Lewerke, Michigan State; Justin Jackson, Northwestern; Nick Bosa, Ohio State; Tommy Stevens, Penn State; Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin.

Pac-12: Demario Richard, Arizona State; Justin Herbert, Oregon; K.J. Costello, Stanford; Zack Moss, Utah; Myles Gaskin, Washington

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. Week 6: David Dowell, Michigan State; Khalil Tate, Arizona. Week 7: J.T. Barrett, Ohio State; Jordan Kunaszyk, California. Week 8: Trace McSorley, Penn State; Luke Falk, Washington State. Week 9: J.T. Barrett, Ohio State; Khalil Tate, Arizona. Week 10: Nate Stanley, Iowa; Dante Pettis, Washington. Week 11: Mike Weber, Ohio State; Hercules Mata’afa, Washington State. Week 12: T.J. Edwards, Wisconsin; Ronald Jones, USC.

Connect With Us

ROSE BOWL GAME ROSE PARADE

By Category