Originally written on Waiting For Next Year  |  Last updated 10/20/14
For the second consecutive week, Ohio State LB Ryan Shazier was named the Big Ten’s defensive player of the week- Defensive Player of the Week, Ryan Shazier, Ohio State So., LB, Plantation, Fla./Plantation • Finished with a game-high 14 tackles, including 11 solo stops, and a pass breakup in Ohio State’s 52-22 victory over Illinois on Saturday • Recorded two tackles for loss and needs just two tackles to become the first Buckeye sophomore to notch 100 tackles in a season since James Laurinaitis in 2006 • Was part of the Ohio State defense that limited Illinois to just 170 yards of total offense • Takes home his second consecutive Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week honor and second of his career In addition, freshman RB Bri’onte Dunn was named the Big Ten freshman of the week- Freshman of the Week, Bri’onte Dunn, Ohio State RB, Canton, Ohio/GlenOak • Recorded career highs with 13 rushes and 73 yards and added a touchdown in Ohio State’s victory over Illinois on Saturday • Scored on a three-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter, capping the Buckeyes’ scoring output of 52 points • Wins his first Big Ten Freshman of the Week award • Last Ohio State Freshman of the Week: Braxton Miller (Nov. 28, 2011) [Related: Ohio State 52, Illinois 22]
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