Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio State and Penn State receive weekly soccer awards

Following the week 12 competitions, the Big Ten Conference Offensive, Defensive and Special Teams Players of the Week and Co-Freshmen of the Week were announced this morning. This week’s award winners are:

Offensive Player of the Week
Mohammed Ibrahim, Minnesota
RB – Sr. – Baltimore, Md. – Our Lady of Good Counsel

  • Ibrahim finished the game with a season-high 39 carries for a career-high 263 yards and a touchdown against Iowa, the fastest yards against Iowa since 1993 (306 yards by Northern Illinois’ Leshon Johnson).
  • Added seven receiving yards for 270 all-purpose yards, the second-highest total of his career and the 10th-highest in program history
  • Ibrahim’s rushing touchdown against Iowa earned him a career 52, extending his school record in that category and remaining the sixth most rushing touchdown in Big Ten history
  • Earns his second career Offensive Player of the Week award and third career weekly award
  • Last Minnesota Offensive Player of the Week: Tanner Morgan (September 26, 2022)

Defender of the week
Jack Campbell, Iowa
LB—Sr.—Cedar Falls, Iowa—Cedar Falls

  • Finished with 10 tackles, one interception and forced fumbles in Iowa’s 13-10 away win in Minnesota
  • With two minutes left, Campbell grabbed a tipped pass and threw it 30 yards back to the Minnesota 45 to set up Iowa’s game-winning field goal that kept his Big Ten West title hopes alive
  • He recorded a game high with 10 tackles, marking the seventh time he had 10 or more tackles this season
  • The Academic All-Big Ten honoree earns the second Defensive Player of the Week award of his career and his first of the season
  • Last Iowa Defensive Player of the Week: Kaevon Merriweather (September 26, 2022)

Special Teams Player of the Week
Jake Moody, Michigan
K – size – Northville, Mich. – Northville

  • Walked 4-of-4 on field goals for 33, 35, 41 and 46 yards in the Wolverines’ win over Illinois on Saturday
  • Made his 25th field goal of the season, tying a record in a single Michigan season and setting the career mark for most field goals scored in a UM career (65).
  • In the fourth quarter, he hit three of his four field goals, including the game-winning field goal, with 0:09 left
  • The three-time Academic All-Big Ten honoree received his fifth Special Teams Player of the Week honor of his career and his third of the season
  • Last Michigan Special Teams Player of the Week: Jake Moody (Oct 31, 2022)

Co-freshmen of the week
Dallan Hayden, Ohio State
RB – Memphis, Tennessee – Christian Brethren

  • He had a career-high 147 yards and three touchdowns in a 43-30 win over Maryland
  • All three of his touchdowns and 144 of his 147 yards came in the second half
  • Carried 13 times for 76 yards and a touchdown in the fourth quarter
  • Receives first Freshman of the Week honorary title of career
  • Last Ohio State Freshman of the Week: CJ Stroud (November 22, 2021)

Kaytron Allen, Penn State
RB – Norfolk, Virginia – IMG Academy

  • Rushed for 117 yards, his second 100-yard rushing game of his career, and a touchdown on 11 carries in the Nittany Lions’ win over Rutgers
  • Scored his ninth career rushing touchdown on an eight-yard streak in the third quarter
  • With 117 rushing yards that day, Nicholas Singleton (863 rushing yards) and Allen (748 rushing yards) became the first freshman duo in Big Ten history to both rush for 700 yards in a single season
  • Deserves second Freshman of the Week award of his career
  • Last Penn State Freshman of the Week: Nicholas Singleton (November 14, 2022)

2022 Big Ten Football Player of the Week

29th August

O: Chase Brown, RB, Jr., ILL
O: Ryan Hilinski, QB, Jr., NU
D: Cameron Mitchell, CB, Jr., NU
S: Luke Akers, P, Jr., NU

5th September

O: Anthony Grant, RB, Jr., NEB
O: Sean Clifford, QB, Sr., PSU
D: Jacoby Windmon, DE/LB, Sr., MSU
S: Tory Taylor, P, Jr., IOWA
Q: Roman Hemby, RB, MD

12 Sept

O: Taulia Tagovailoa, QB, Jr., MD
O: Marvin Harrison Jr., WR, Sun., OSU
D: Jacoby Windmon, DE/LB, Sr., MSU
S: Luke Van Ness, DT, Sun., IOWA
Q: Nicholas Singleton, RB, PSU

19 Sep

O: CJ Stroud, QB, Sun., OSU
D: Ji’Ayir Brown, S, Sr., PSU
S: Charles Campbell, PK, Jr., IND
Q: Nicholas Singleton, RB, PSU

26 Sept

O: Blake Corum, RB, Jr., ME
O: Tanner Morgan, QB, Sr., MINN
D: Kaevon Merriweather, DB, Sr., IOWA
D: Tommy Eichenberg, LB, Sr., OSU
S: Tory Taylor, P, Jr., IOWA
Q: Kaytron Allen, RB, PSU

3 Oct

O: Miyan Williams, RB, Jr., OSU
D: Cam Allen, S, Sr., PUR
S: Barney Amor, P, Sr., PSU
Q: Malcolm Hartzog, CB, NEB

10 Oct

O: CJ Stroud, QB, Sun., OSU
D: Kamo’I Latu, S, Jr., WIS
S: Fabrizio Pinton, K/P, Fr., ILL
Q: Fabrizio Pinton, K/P, ILL
Q: Jaishawn Barham, LB, MD

17 Oct

O: Chase Brown, RB, Jr., ILL
O: Aidan O’Connell, QB, Sr., PUR
D: Jacoby Windmon, DE/LB, Sr., MSU
S: Jake Moody, K, Gr., ME
Q: Devin Mockobee, RB, PUR

24 Oct

O: Sean Clifford, QB, Sr., PSU
D: John Torchio, S, Sr., WIS
S: Noah Ruggles, K, Gr., OSU
Q: Roman Hemby, RB, MD

31 Oct

O: Blake Corum, RB, Jr., ME
D: JT Tuimoloau, DE, Sun., OSU
S: Jake Moody, K, Gr., ME
Q: Drew Stevens, K, IOWA

Nov 7

O: Kaleb Johnson, RB, Fr., IOWA
D: Cal Haladay, LB, Sun., MSU
S: Matthew Trickett, K, Sr., MINN
Q: Kaleb Johnson, RB, IOWA

Nov 14

O: CJ Stroud, QB, Sun., OSU
D: Cal Haladay, LB, Sun., MSU
S: Jake Pinegar, K, Sr., PSU
Q: Nicholas Singleton, RB, PSU

Nov 20

O: Mohamed Ibrahim, RB, Sr., MINN
D: Jack Campbell, LB, Sr., IOWA
S: Jake Moody, K, Gr., ME
Q: Dallan Hayden, RB, OSU
Q: Kaytron Allen, RB, PSU

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