Jonathan Taylor earns fifth Big Ten Freshman of the Week award

Freshman of the Week

Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin

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

  • Carried the ball 29 times for 183 yards and a touchdown in Wisconsin’s win over Indiana, topping the 100-yard rushing mark for the sixth time in nine career games
  • Scored on a 32-yard touchdown run in the third quarter, his Big Ten-leading 12th rushing score of the season
  • Broke loose for a 45-yard run on his first carry, his fifth run of 40-plus yards this season
  • Claims his fifth career Big Ten Freshman of the Week award, tying him for the third-most in conference history alongside Penn State’s Christian Hackenberg (2013) and trailing only Ohio State’s J.T. Barrett (seven honors in 2014) and Illinois’ Nathan Scheelhaase (six in 2010)
  • Last Wisconsin Freshman of the Week: Jonathan Taylor (Oct. 23, 2017)

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