Kenny Guiton Named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week

By Jason Priestas on September 23, 2013 at 12:08p
Guiton keeps rolling winners

Following a six touchdown performance – all coming in the first half – that was good enough for a new Ohio State single-game record, quarterback Kenny Guiton has been named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week.

Guiton completed 24 of 34 passes for 215 yards, hitting five different receivers on touchdown strikes in 30 minutes of game time.

This is Guiton's second Big Ten offensive PoW honor in as many weeks. Guiton was also named Walter Camp National Player of the Week following his Cal performance.

Guiton, a graduate of Aldine Eisenhower High School in Houston, also captured the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for his efforts Saturday, which goes weekly to the top FBS player from Texas.

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Cusbuck's picture

And the smooth jazz hits just keep on coming.

I'm not saying,  I'm just saying.

Hovenaut's picture

Well done Kenny G, school record holder.
Taking 'em all out...

Jason Priestas's picture

That may be the greatest GIF ever.

holtzy's picture

I so wish I could upvote this.

Baroclinicity's picture

His play when asked to fill in/start has been nearly flawless.

When you're holding a hammer, everything looks like a nail.

BoFuquel's picture

Gittin' closer to that B1G MVP I predicted in April. Right after Brax made his 1st appearance on the cover of a certain publication. GO BUCKS!

I wish I didn't know now what I didn't know then.

WC Buckeye's picture

So, given that he goes back to backup detail (despite Coach Meyer's insistence that he'll continue to see playing time), the big question to me is - does he get drafted, and if so, how highly? He's clearly demonstrated that he's got the stuff, albeit against lesser opponents so far, but how does a scout not look at him as a sleeper pick?

The only thing that's new in the world is the history that we have forgotten.

osu07asu10's picture

No he will not get drafted in the NFL. He does not have the arm strength to make the necessary throws in the NFL. At no point this season has he played under center and the offense that Ohio State currently runs does not translate to a pro-style game.
Kenny Guiton will not get drafted.

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WC Buckeye's picture

You might be right about the arm strength and the lack of translation. Sure have to give the guy props for stepping in and delivering for the team, though; that's another concept that doesn't seem to translate into the NFL, unfortunately.

The only thing that's new in the world is the history that we have forgotten.

osu07asu10's picture

He has done an absolutely phenomenal job this year, last year. Kenny G has been a great buckeye since he stepped on campus. He has a great football mind and he runs this offense to (damn near) perfection.
I'd like nothing more to be wrong, see him get drafted, and watch him go on to have a long prosperous career. Nothing against Kenny, he just doesn't have the raw physical ability that NFL scouts are looking for that will get him drafted. Additionally, his body of work in college is too small to ever overcome his physical "limitations" as an NFL QB.

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spqr2008's picture

Especially if you are a team that runs the spread, a la San Francisco or Philly, why not take a flyer on him if you have an extra 6th or 7th round pick?

osubuck57's picture

Our QB version of Clark Kent!! No matter what happens the rest of the way, he'll be one of many Buckeyes I remember this year, for his selfless play and his "team first" approach!!


MN Buckeye's picture

Kenny G is clearly one of the surprise stories in all of college football. While his stats Saturday were incredible, the Cal game is what made his work valid. They are a decent team that Kenny and company exploited for 52 points, and it could have been more. He has made the most of his moments on the big stage this fall, and I think we will see a lot more of him before it's over.

ShowThemOhiosHere's picture

Kenny did something that Smith, Germaine, Hoying, Pryor, Krenzel, Kern, Greene, Schlichter, Herbstreit, and every other QB in OSU history could not do - toss six touchdown passes in one game.  The award was well earned this week. 

Class of 2010.

TraptnMI's picture

And the next Medical Red Shirt goes tooooo! Braxton Miller, C'mon Down! Just kinda kiddin,sorta kinda kiddin, KINDA? Hmmm!

" It's real good whatcha done Anthony, real good ! "