Throughout the 2018 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 one, Purdue wide receiver Rondale Moore and Stanford wide receiver JJ Arcega-Whiteside were selected by the 15-person committee.

Big Ten Player of the Week
Rondale Moore, Purdue
Fr., WR, New Albany, Ind.

  • Set a Purdue-record with 313 all-purpose yards in his first collegiate game against Northwestern
  • Caught a game-high 11 passes for 109 yards and a touchdown
  • Added 79 yards rushing and touchdown, as well as 125 return yards
  • Marks the second straight week a Purdue player has won Big Ten Player of the Week honors (Markell Jones, 2017, week 13)

Pac-12 Player of the Week
JJ Arcega-Whiteside, Stanford
Sr., WR, Inman, S.C.

  • Tallied 226 receiving yards, the third most in a game in Stanford history, and three touchdowns against San Diego State
  • Added a team-high six catches, including an 80-yard touchdown
  • Became the first Stanford receiver to earn Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week since October, 2007
  • First Stanford Player to win Rose Bowl Game Pac-12 Player of the Week since Bryce Love won in week five last season

ALSO NOMINATED:
Big Ten: Jake Hansen, Illinois; Chase Winovich, Michigan; Connor Heyward, Michigan State; Tyler Johnson, Minnesota; Jeremy Larkin, Northwestern; Dwayne Haskins, Ohio State; Trace McSorley, Penn State; Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin

Pac-12: N’Keal Harry, Arizona State; Patrick Laird, California; Laviska Shenault Jr., Colorado; Justin Herbert, Oregon; Artavis Pierce, Oregon State; Zack Moss, Utah; Amon-Ra St. Brown, USC; Aaron Fuller, Washington; Gardner Minshew, Washington State

PREVIOUS WINNERS
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