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 12, Michigan quarterback Shea Patterson and Washington State quarterback Anthony Gordonwere selected by the 15-person committee.

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

  • Threw for 384 yards and four touchdowns in a win over rival Michigan State, 44-10
  • Tied a career-high with 24 completions on 33 passes
  • Tallied a 300-yard passing game for the first time at Michigan and fourth time in his career
  • This is Patterson’s second career Rose Bowl Game Big Ten Player of the Week honor, but first in 2019 (Week 10, 2018)

Pac-12 Player of the Week
Anthony Gordon, Washington State
R-Sr., QB, Pacifica, Calif.

  • Threw for 520 yards and five touchdowns in a 49-22 win over Stanford
  • Upped his season passing touchdown total to 39, setting a WSU record and is tied for the fourth most in Pac-12 history
  • Tallied his second 500-yard passing game of the season and continues to lead the nation in passing yards
  • This is Gordon’s third career Rose Bowl Game Pac-12 Player of the Week honor (Week 1 & 3, 2019)

ALSO NOMINATED:
Big Ten: Nate Stanley, Iowa; Evan Hull, Northwestern; Justin Fields, Ohio State; Sean Clifford, Penn State; Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin

Pac-12: Justin Herbert, Oregon; Jake Luton, Oregon State; Kedon Slovis, USC; Tyler Huntley, Utah

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)
Week 4: Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin; Dorian Thompson-Robinson, UCLA
Week 5: Tanner Morgan, Minnesota; Tyler Huntley, Utah
Week 6: Sean Clifford, Penn State; Khalil Tate, Arizona
Week 7: Jack Coan, Wisconsin; Jayden Daniels, Arizona State
Week 8: Dele Harding, Illinois; Casey O’Brien, Minnesota; Justin Herbert, Oregon
Week 9: Chase Young, Ohio State; Joshua Kelley, UCLA
Week 10: Stevie Scott, Indiana; Zack Moss, Utah
Week 11: Rashod Bateman, Minnesota; Kedon Slovis, USC (2)