Shea Patterson and Aca’Cedric Ware Selected as Week Ten Rose Bowl Game Big Ten and Pac-12 Players of the Week

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 10, Michigan quarterback Shea Patterson and USC running back Aca’Cedric Ware were selected by the 15-person committee.

Big Ten Player of the Week
Shea Patterson, Michigan
Jr., QB, Shreveport, La.

  • Threw for 144 yards on 11-of-17 passing and ran for 42 yards in Michigan’s 42-7 win over Penn State
  • Tallied three total touchdowns, two passing and one on the ground, his fourth three touchdown game of the season
  • Now has 16 total touchdowns (14 passing, two rushing) on the season
  • This is Patterson’s first Rose Bowl Game Player of the Week honor and first for Michigan this year

Pac-12 Player of the Week
Aca’Cedric Ware, USC
Sr., RB, DeSoto, Texas

  • Ran for 205 yards and three touchdowns in USC’s victory over Oregon State, 38-21
  • Scored on two long runs, a 57-yard and 62-yard sprint
  • Leads USC in rushing with 627 yards this season, 7.0 yards per carry and 69.7 yards per game
  • This is Ware’s first Rose Bowl Game Pac-12 Player of the Week honor and first for USC this year

Big Ten: Reggie Corbin, Illinois; Connor Heyward, Michigan State; J.K. Dobbins, Ohio State; Terry Wright, Purdue; Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin

Pac-12: Khalil Tate, Arizona; N’Keal Harry, Arizona State; Dillon Mitchell, Oregon; Myles Gaskin, Washington; Gardner Minshew, Washington State

Week 1: Rondale Moore, Purdue; JJ Arcega-Whiteside, Stanford
Week 2: Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin; Chase Hansen, Utah
Week 3: David Blough, Purdue; Khalil Tate, Arizona
Week 4: Miles Sanders, Penn State; Ben Burr-Kirven, Washington
Week 5: Trace McSorley, Penn State; Eno Benjamin, Arizona State
Week 6: Jonathan Taylor (2), Wisconsin; Gardner Minshew II, Washington State
Week 7: Clayton Thorson, Northwestern; Joshua Kelley, UCLA
Week 8: Rondale Moore (2), Purdue; Gardner Minshew II (2), Washington State
Week 9: Javon Leake, Maryland; Jake Luton, Oregon State