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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 seven, Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett and California linebacker Jordan Kunaszyk were selected by the 17-person committee.

 

Big Ten Player of the Week
JT Barrett, Big Ten Player of the WeekJ.T. Barrett, Ohio State
Sr., QB, Wichita Falls, Texas

 

▪ Tallied seven touchdowns (five passing, two rushing) in a 56-14 win over Nebraska
▪ Completed 27-of-33 passes for 325 yards and added another 48 yards on the ground
▪ Tied for first in the nation with 21 touchdowns passes this year and has the best TD-to-INT ratio at 21-to-1
▪ This is Barrett’s first Rose Bowl Game Player of the Week honor this year and second of his career (2016, Week 3)

 

 

 

 

Pac-12 Player of the Week
Jordan Kunaszyk, Pac-12 Player of the WeekJordan Kunaszyk, California
Jr., LB, Sacramento, Calif.

 

▪ Intercepted a pass and forced a fumble in the Bears 37-3 upset of No. 8/9 Washington State
▪ Equaled a career-high and team-high 11 tackles, including 2.5 tackles for loss and 2.5 sacks
▪ Became the first Cal player to earn the Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week honor
▪ This is Kunaszyk’s first Rose Bowl Game Player of the Week honor and the first for California this season

 

 

 

 

ALSO NOMINATED:

Big Ten: D.J. Moore, Maryland; Karan Higdon, Michigan; LJ Scott, Michigan State; Tyler Johnson, Minnesota; Justin Jackson, Northwestern; Gus Edwards, Rutgers; Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin.

 

Pac-12: Khalil Tate, Arizona; Manny Wilkins, Arizona State; Bryce Bobo, Colorado; Ryan Nall, Oregon State; JJ Arcega-Whiteside, Stanford; Sam Darnold, USC.

 

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.

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