Nathan Stanley Selected B1G Co-Offensive POW

Week and Freshman of the Week in the Big Ten were announced this morning. Below are this week's honorees:

Co-Offensive Players of the Week Nate Stanley, Iowa Jr., QB, Menomonie, Wis./Menomonie

• Threw for six touchdown passes against Indiana, tying for the second most in school history

• Went 21 of 33 for 320 yards in the contest, while recording his fourth-straight multi-touchdown game through the air

• Has thrown 14 touchdown passes in his last four games, tying Chuck Long in 1985 for the most touchdown tosses over four games in program history

• Earns his second career Offensive Player of the Week award and first this season

• Last Iowa Offensive Player of the Week: Akrum Wadley (Nov. 27, 2017)

Flynn Nagel, Northwestern Sr., WR, Lemont, Ill./Lemont

• Caught 12 passes for 220 yards against Nebraska, marking the most receiving yards by a Big Ten player since 2013, and the most by a Wildcat since 1980

• Registered two touchdown catches in the contest while setting career highs in catches and yards

• Has 622 receiving yards through six games this season, the most by a Northwestern player through six games since at least 2000

• Claims his first career Offensive Player of the Week award• Last Northwestern Offensive Player of the Week: Justin Jackson (Oct. 17, 2016)

Defensive Player of the WeekKhari Willis, Michigan StateSr., S, Jackson, Mich./Lumen Christi

• Led the Spartans with a season-high nine tackles, including seven solo stops, in the team’s victory at Penn State

• Forced a fumble on Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley in the first quarter and also recorded a pass break-up

• Helped the Spartans hold Penn State to season lows in points (17) and first downs (14)

• Receives his first career Defensive Player of the Week honor

• Last Michigan State Defensive Player of the Week: Joe Bachie (Oct. 23, 2017)

Special Teams Player of the Week Drew Luckenbaugh, Northwestern So., K, Spring Grove, Pa./Spring Grove

• Kicked his first two career field goals against Nebraska, including a 37-yard game-winner in overtime

• Recorded his first career field goal with 2:27 remaining in the fourth quarter to pull the Wildcats within seven points

• Went 4-for-4 on extra points in the contest• Earns his first career Special Teams Player of the Week honor

• Last Northwestern Special Teams Player of the Week: Hunter Niswander (Nov. 27, 2017)

Freshman of the Week Mohamed Ibrahim, Minnesota Fr., RB, Olney, Md./Our Lady of Good Counsel

• Rushed for 157 yards at Ohio State, the most rushing yards by a freshman running back against the Buckeyes since Penn State’s Saquon Barkley in 2015

• Scored the first two touchdowns of his career in the first half of the contest

• Averaged 6.8 yards per carry against Ohio State and now has rushed for 415 yards on 71 carries this season

• Records his first Freshman of the Week award

• Last Minnesota Freshman of the Week: Shannon Brooks (Nov. 23, 2015)

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