J.T. Barrett named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week

Ohio State overtime hero J.T. Barrett has been named co-Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week.

The junior quarterback (and the Buckeye offense as a whole) had a shaky start Saturday night at Wisconsin, but he ended up with 318 total yards and a game-winning touchdown pass to Noah Brown in overtime.

RELATED: 5 takeaways from the Buckeyes’ win in Madison

Barrett also passed Wayne graduate Braxton Miller to become Ohio State’s all-time leader in touchdowns responsible for with 89.

The Texas native has been named Big Ten OPOW six times in his career.

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Recommended for you

Most read

  1. 1 MVC Offers Purcell, Bacon Associate Memberships in Football
  2. 2 Highest paid public worker in Ohio? It's not Urban Meyer
  3. 3 FAA to call for CFM engine inspections: Dayton Business

He shared this one with Northwestern running back Justin Jackson, who ran for 188 yards as the Wildcats beat Michigan State.

RELATED: Ezekiel Elliott proving to be worth the hype for Cowboys

Wisconsin linebacker Jack Cichy was named Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week after loggin 15 tackles, including 3.5 for loss.

More from Journal-news