Jonathan Taylor named Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week

Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor picked up the co-offensive player of the week and freshman of the week awards in the Big Ten.

Co-Offensive Player and Freshman of the Week

Jonathan Taylor, WisconsinFr., RB, Salem, N.J./Salem

  • Rushed for 223 yards and three touchdowns to lead Wisconsin to a victory over Florida Atlantic in his first career start
  • Became the fourth true freshman in program history to rush for 200 yards, joining Alan Ameche, Ron Dayne and Zach Brown
  • Recorded the most rushing touchdowns in a game by a Wisconsin true freshman since James White tallied four against Austin Peay in 2010
  • Claims his first career weekly awards
  • Last Wisconsin Offensive Player of the Week: Melvin Gordon (Nov. 24, 2014)
  • Last Wisconsin Freshman of the Week: Alex Hornibrook (Sept. 26, 2016)

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