Hyde, Shazier Named Big Ten Players of the Week

By Jason Priestas on November 18, 2013 at 1:22p
Dual boss stage.

It was a sweep for Buckeyes as Carlos Hyde captured the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week and Ryan Shazier captured the Big Ten Defensive Player of the Week awards following Ohio State's 60-35 win over Illinois Saturday.

Hyde, a senior from Naples, Fla.:

  • Rushed for a career-high 246 yards, the fourth-most in Ohio State history, and scored five total touchdowns in the Buckeyes’ road victory over Illinois, becoming the first Big Ten player since 2010 to score five times in a game
  • Averaged 10.3 yards per carry and rushed for four touchdowns, including runs of one, eight, 51 and 55 yards
  • Also had an 18-yard touchdown reception and totaled 272 all-purpose yards in the game
  • Records the third Offensive Player of the Week award of his career and second this season
  • Last Ohio State Offensive Player of the Week: Braxton Miller (Oct. 28, 2013)

Shazier, a junior from Fort Lauderdale, Fla.:

  • Recorded a career-high 16 tackles that included 1.5 sacks and 3.5 tackles for loss in the Buckeyes’ road win at Illinois
  • Forced a fumble on a third-quarter sack, which led to an Illinois safety to give the Buckeyes a 37-21 advantage
  • Leads the conference and ranks among the top 15 in the nation with 1.45 tackles per loss a contest
  • Claims his fourth career Defensive Player of the Week honor and second this season
  • Last Ohio State Defensive Player of the Week: Ryan Shazier (Sept. 16, 2013)

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