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 5, Minnesota quarterback Tanner Morgan and Utah quarterback Tyler Huntley were selected by the 15-person committee.
Big Ten Player of the Week
Tanner Morgan, Minnesota
R-So., QB, Union, Ky.
- Threw for 396 yards and four touchdowns in a 38-31 win over Purdue
- Completed 21-of-22 passes for a Big Ten record completion percentage (95.5%)
- Named Big Ten Co-Offensive Player of the Week
- This is Morgan’s first career Rose Bowl Game Big Ten Player of the Week honor and first for Minnesota in 2019
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🟥 334 passing yards, 31 rushing yards
🟥 2nd in the Pac-12 in completion percentage and passing efficiency
🟥 #RoseBowl @pac12 Player of the Week
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Pac-12 Player of the Week
Tyler Huntley, Utah
Sr., QB, Dania, Fla.
- Scored four total touchdowns, two passing and two rushing, in victory over Washington State, 38-13
- Threw for 334 yards and added 31 yards on the ground
- Ranks second in the Pac-12 in completion percentage (74.6%) and passing efficiency (179.3)
- This is Huntley’s first Rose Bowl Game Pac-12 Player of the Week honor and first for Utah in 2019
Big Ten: Toren Young, Iowa; Shea Patterson, Michigan; Brian Lewerke, Michigan State; Justin Fields, Ohio State; Sean Clifford, Penn State; Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin
Pac-12: Grant Gunnell, Arizona; Eno Benjamin, Arizona State; David Mills, Stanford; Salvon Ahmed, Washington
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