Big Ten Players of the Week: Kenny Guiton (Offense), Ryan Shazier (Defense)

By DJ Byrnes on September 16, 2013 at 1:35p

Congrats to the Smooth Sensation and Ryan DAMN Shazier. Per a B1G release:

Offensive Player of the Week

Kenny Guiton, Ohio State

Sr., QB, Houston, Texas/Eisenhower

  • Completed 21 of 32 passes for 276 yards and four touchdowns, all career highs, to lead Ohio State to a road win at California in his first career start. 
  • Gave the Buckeyes a quick 21-0 lead in the first six minutes, throwing three touchdowns, including a 90-yarder to Devin Smith, the longest play from scrimmage in school history
  • Also finished with 14 carries for 92 yards, helping Ohio State to 608 yards of total offense, the most under Urban Meyer
  • Records his first career weekly honor
  • Last Ohio State Offensive Player of the Week: Carlos Hyde (Oct. 8, 2012)

Defensive Player of the Week

Ryan Shazier, Ohio State

Jr., LB, Plantation, Fla./Plantation

  • Led the Buckeye defense with 12 tackles, including 10 solo stops, in Ohio State’s road win against California
  • Was part of an Ohio State defense that held the California passing offense, which was ranked first in the nation entering the weekend, to 100 yards below its season average
  • Also forced a fumble and recorded a sack
  • Claims his third career Defensive Player of the Week honor
  • Last Ohio State Defensive Player of the Week: John Simon (Nov. 19, 2012)


Yeaaaaaah buddy


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Maestro's picture

Shazier is a stud.  Plain and simple, but his penalty on the QB was pretty stupid.  Can't do stuff like that is a tight game.

vacuuming sucks

gwalther's picture

He was channeling his inner Clay Matthews. Like Matthews, Shazier isn't a dirty player, he's an awesome player.

Class of 2008

Hoody Wayes's picture

Kenny Got-it-done:

1967Buck's picture

  Well done young men. Peace and Go Bucks.

BuckeyeAtHeart22's picture

There is something unique and incredible about seeing the way Shazier will track down a 220 pound running back trying for the corner, and instead of going for the legs he freaking grabs him with his bare hands and slams him to the turf.  He plays with such reckless abandon.
The video I posted below helps illustrate my point. It's a QB and he lays him out but w/e

BuckeyeAtHeart22's picture

I can't upvote yet but your consolation is my recognition that 1) you referenced an amazing movie, and 2) that was a perfect DAYYUMM reference
Edit: That was a Grade A play on words btw.  Couldn't resist patting my own back.

Gray Box's picture

Side note: Cory "Pittsburgh" Brown was also OSU's Special Teams player of the week: