Throughout the 2017 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 three, Wisconsin quarterback Alex Hornibrook and USC wide receiver Deontay Burnett were selected by the 17-person committee.

Big Ten Player of the Week
Alex Hornibrook, WisconsinAlex Hornibrook, Wisconsin
So., QB, West Chester, Pa.

  • Set the school-record for completion percentage (18/19, 94.7%) in the Badgers 40-6 win over BYU
  • Also set career-highs with 256 passing yards and four touchdown passes
  • Posted a career-best 277.4 pass efficiency rating, the second-highest mark in Wisconsin history
  • Marks the second career Rose Bowl Game Player of the Week award for Hornibrook (Week 4, 2016)

Pac-12 Player of the Week
Deontay Burnett, USCDeontay Burnett, USC
Jr., WR, Compton, Calif.

  • Caught two touchdowns, including one in the first overtime, of a 27-24 double overtime win against Texas
  • Totaled eight catches for 123 yards on the night to lead USC
  • Has recorded 100 or more receiving yards in all three games this season
  • This is Burnett’s first Rose Bowl Game Player of the Week honor

ALSO NOMINATED:
Big Ten: Kobe McCrary, Minnesota; Clayton Thorson, Northwestern; J.K. Dobbins, Ohio State; Trace McSorley, Penn State; Johnathon Lewis, Rutgers.
Pac-12: Brandon Dawkins, Arizona; Steven Montez, Colorado; Royce Freeman, Oregon; Bryce Love, Stanford; Darren Carrington II, Utah; Dante Pettis, Washington; Luke Falk, Washington State.

PREVIOUS WINNERS:
Week 1: Saquon Barkley, Penn State; Josh Rosen, UCLA. Week 2: Shannon Brooks, Minnesota; Josh Rosen, UCLA.