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November 26, 2012
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Offensive Co-Players of the Week

Le'Veon Bell, Michigan State

Jr., RB, Columbus, Ohio/Groveport Madison

*         Finished with a career-high 266 yards rushing, the sixth-highest
single-game total in school history, and a touchdown to help Michigan State defeat
Minnesota on Saturday

*         Recorded his third career 200-yard rushing day and third this season,
having rushed for 210 yards against Boise State and 253 against Eastern Michigan

*         Cracked the Big Ten's top 10 single-season records in rushing attempts
with 350 and all-purpose plays with 387 this season

*         Records his third Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week selection this season

*         Last Michigan State Offensive Player of the Week: Le'Veon Bell (Sept. 24,

Robert Marve, Purdue

Sr., QB, Tampa, Fla./Plant

*         Threw for a career-high 348 yards and four touchdowns to help Purdue earn
bowl eligibility with its win over Indiana on Saturday

*         Connected on 20 of 29 passing attempts, with touchdown passes of eight,
19, 26 and 73 yards, becoming the first Boilermaker to throw for more than 300 yards
in a game since 2009

*         Directed a Purdue offense that amassed 558 yards of total offense, and
completed passes to nine different receivers

*         Wins his first Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week award

*         Last Purdue Offensive Player of the Week: Joey Elliott (Nov. 8, 2009)

Defensive Player of the Week

Jordan Hill, Penn State

Sr., DT, Steelton, Pa./Steelton-Highspire

*         Recorded a career-high 12 tackles in Penn State's 24-21 overtime victory
against Wisconsin on Saturday

*         Credited with three tackles for loss, including two sacks, as Penn State
forced eight straight punts and one turnover by Wisconsin after the Badgers took a
14-7 first-quarter lead

*         Registered eight tackles, including two tackles for loss and a sack, in
the fourth quarter and overtime alone

*         Wins his second Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week award and second this

*         Last Penn State Defensive Player of the Week:  Jordan Hill (Oct. 22, 2012)

Special Teams Player of the Week

Sam Ficken, Penn State

So., K, Valparaiso, Ind./Valparaiso

*         Kicked the game-winning 37-yard field goal in overtime to give Penn State
a 24-21 triumph over Wisconsin on Saturday

*         Was a perfect three-for-three on field goal tries, also converting from 23
and 32 yards, ending the season having made 10 straight attempts

*         Wins his first Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week award

*         Last Penn State Special Teams Player of the Week: Anthony Fera (Nov. 21,

Freshman of the Week

Frankie Williams, Purdue

DB, Tampa, Fla./Coral Gables

*         Recorded six tackles, three pass breakups and an interception in Purdue's
victory over Indiana on Saturday

*         Returned a third-quarter interception 33 yards, setting up a Purdue
touchdown which gave the Boilermakers a 28-21 lead

*         Claims his second Big Ten Freshman of the Week award

*         Last Purdue Freshman of the Week: Frankie Williams (Sept. 3, 2012)

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