Throughout the 2019 college football season, the Tournament of Roses and the Rose Bowl Game Football Committee will select players from each partner conference as the Big Ten and Pac-12 Player of the Week.
For their outstanding performances in week nine, Ohio State defensive end Chase Young and UCLA running back Joshua Kelley were selected by the 15-person committee.
⭕️ Tied the school record with 4 sacks— Rose Bowl Game (@rosebowlgame) October 28, 2019
⭕️ 6 total tackles, 5 tackles for loss
⭕️ Forced 2 fumbles that led to TDs
⭕️ #RoseBowl @bigten Player of the Week!
Congrats to @OhioStateFB DE, Chase Young! pic.twitter.com/3JgJaRT1Cs
Big Ten Player of the Week
Chase Young, Ohio State
Jr., DE, Hyattsville, Md.
- Tied the Buckeye record with four sacks in a 38-7 win over Wisconsin
- Tallied six total tackles, including five tackles for loss
- Forced a pair of fumbles that both led to second half touchdowns
- This is Young’s first career Rose Bowl Game Big Ten Player of the Week honor and second for Ohio State in 2019
Pac-12 Player of the Week
Joshua Kelley, UCLA
R-Sr., RB, Lancaster, Calif.
- Ran for 164 yards and a career-high four touchdowns in a victory over Arizona State, 42-32
- Became the first Bruin since 2013 to score four touchdowns on the ground
- Tallied more than 100 yards in three of the last four games and ranks second in the conference in rushing yards
- This is Kelly’s third career Rose Bowl Game Pac-12 Player of the Week honor (Week 7 & Week 12, 2018) and second for UCLA in 2019
Big Ten: Dre Brown, Illinois; Peyton Ramsey, Indiana; Tyrone Tracy, Iowa; Hassan Haskins, Michigan; Rodney Smith, Minnesota; Pat Freiermuth, Penn State; Johnny Langan, Rutgers
Pac-12: CJ Verdell, Oregon; K.J. Costello, Stanford; Kedon Slovis, USC; Zack Moss, Utah
Week 1: Kenny Willekes, Michigan State; Anthony Gordon, Washington State
Week 2: Elijah Sindelar, Purdue; Kedon Slovis, USC
Week 3: J.K. Dobbins, Ohio State; Anthony Gordon, Washington State (2)
Week 4: Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin; Dorian Thompson-Robinson, UCLA
Week 5: Tanner Morgan, Minnesota; Tyler Huntley, Utah
Week 6: Sean Clifford, Penn State; Khalil Tate, Arizona
Week 7: Jack Coan, Wisconsin; Jayden Daniels, Arizona State
Week 8: Dele Harding, Illinois; Casey O’Brien, Minnesota; Justin Herbert, Oregon