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Christian Hackenberg Named Big Ten Freshman Of The Week

Matthew O'Haren-USA TODAY Sports

For the second time in three weeks, Christian Hackenberg was honored by the Big Ten as its Freshman Player of the Week after his performance in a losing effort to Central Florida on Saturday. Hackenberg threw for 262 yards and a touchdown while completing 75% of his passes. It's the quarterback's second conference honor after winning the award for the Syracuse game.

On the season, Hackenberg is 66-for-92 for 851 yards with four touchdowns and three interceptions.

Other Award Winners:

Offensive: Kenny Guiton, Ohio State

Defensive: Ryan Shazier, Ohio State

Special Teams: Justin DuVernois, Illinois

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