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 4, Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor and UCLA quarterback Dorian Thompson-Robinson were selected by the 15-person committee.

Big Ten Player of the Week
Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin
Jr., RB, Salem, N.J.

  • Ran for 203 yards and two touchdowns in 35-14 victory over Michigan
  • Broke open the game with a 72-yard touchdown to give the Badgers a 14-0 lead
  • Leads the nation with 10 touchdowns through three games
  • This is Taylor’s fourth career Rose Bowl Game Big Ten Player of the Week honor, first this year

Pac-12 Player of the Week
Dorian Thompson-Robinson, UCLA
So., QB, Las Vegas, Nev.

  • Threw for 507 yards and five touchdowns in a come-from-behind win over WSU, 67-63
  • Added 57 rushing yards and two touchdowns on the ground
  • Set a school record for most yards of total offense in a game with 564 total yards
  • This is Thompson-Robinson’s first Rose Bowl Game Pac-12 Player of the Week honor

ALSO NOMINATED:
Big Ten: Peyton Ramsey, Indiana; Brian Lewerke, Michigan State; Adrian Martinez, Nebraska; Justin Fields, Ohio State

Pac-12: Chase Garbers, California; Tony Brown, Colorado; Justin Herbert, Oregon; Michael Pittman, Jr., USC; Jacob Eason, Washington; Anthony Gordon, Washington State

PAST WINNERS
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)