• Big Ten Office Releases Week 2 Players Of The Week

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    The Big Ten office announced its Week 2 Players of the Week on Monday. The recipients: Jeremy Gallon (Offense), Shilique Calhoun (Defense), Marcus Jones & Akeem Hunt (Special Teams) and Corey Clement (Freshman).

    Offensive Player of the Week: Jeremy Gallon, Michigan, Sr., WR

    • Finished with career highs in receiving yards (184) and touchdowns (three) as Michigan defeated Notre Dame on Jeremy_Gallon_(2012-09-15)Saturday in front of an NCAA-record crowd of 115,109
    • Collected eight catches to accrue 184 yards, the sixth-most in program history and most since Roy Roundtree recorded 246 receiving yards in 2010
    • Became the first Wolverine with three touchdown grabs in a game since Mario Manningham in 2006
    • Scored on touchdown grabs of 61 yards in the first quarter, 12 yards in the second and 13 in the third
    • Records his first career weekly honor
    • Last Michigan Offensive Player of the Week: Devin Gardner (Nov. 19, 2012)
    • Defensive Player of the Week: Shilique Calhoun, Michigan State, So., DE
      • Scored two defensive touchdowns, one on a fumble recovery and another on an interception return, in Michigan State’s 21-6 win over South Florida
      • Returned a fumble four yards for a touchdown in the second quarter and an interception 56 yards for another in the third, becoming the first Spartan defender with three touchdowns in the same season since T.J. Turner in 1999
      • Also finished with two tackles for loss and one sack as Michigan State allowed just 155 total yards
      • Claims his first career Defensive Player of the Week honor
      • Last Michigan State Defensive Player of the Week: Tyler Hoover (Oct. 25, 2010)

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