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
🐻 School record 564 yards of offense— Rose Bowl Game (@rosebowlgame) September 23, 2019
🐻 507 passing yards, 5 TDs
🐻57 rushing yards, 2 TDs
🐻 Led 32-point come-from-behind win
🐻 @pac12 #RoseBowl Player of the Week
Congrats @UCLAFootball QB @DoriansTweets!
(📸: Jesus Ramirez, UCLA) pic.twitter.com/cXIubJqvZB
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
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
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)