Jonathan Taylor picks up sixth Big Ten Freshman of the Week award

Freshman of the WeekJonathan Taylor, Wisconsin

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

  • Carried the ball 29 times for 157 yards in Wisconsin’s win over Iowa, marking his fifth game with at least 150 yards this season
  • Has now broken the 100-yard rushing barrier seven times this season
  • With 1,525 rushing yards this season, he became the 10th running back in school history to surpass 1,500 yards in a season
  • Claims his sixth career Big Ten Freshman of the Week award, tying him for the second-most in conference history alongside Illinois’ Nathan Scheelhaase (2010) and trailing only Ohio State’s J.T. Barrett (seven honors in 2014)
  • Last Wisconsin Freshman of the Week: Jonathan Taylor (Nov. 4, 2017)

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