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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.

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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.

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

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

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