Jonathan Taylor named Big Ten Offensive Player, Freshman of the Week

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Offensive Player and Freshman of the Week

Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin

Fr., RB, Salem, N.J./Salem

• Rushed for a career-high 249 yards and two touchdowns to lead Wisconsin to a victory at Nebraska

• Became the second true freshman in program history to record multiple 200-yard rushing games and the first since Ron Dayne in 1996

• His 249 yards were the most by a Badger in a road game since Melvin Gordon rushed for 259 yards at Northwestern in 2014

• Claims each award for the second time in his career

• Last Wisconsin Offensive Player of the Week: Alex Hornibrook (Sept. 18, 2017)

• Last Wisconsin Freshman of the Week: Jonathan Taylor (Sept. 11, 2017)

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