Award Winners for Illinois Game Announced

By Jason Priestas on September 28, 2009 at 1:15 pm

Following the 30-0 pasting of the Illini, the following award winners were announced by the university:

Lineman Doug Worthington was the Buckeyes’ defensive player of the week, with six tackles and a sack. Placekicker Aaron Pettrey, with three field goals and 3-3 on PAT, was the player of the week on the special units. Tailbacks Dan Herron and Brandon Saine were the offensive players of the week, rushing for 156 yards and a pair of touchdowns.

The “Attack Force” award went to safety Jermale Hines. Jake Ballard was the Jim Parker lineman of the week. The Jack Tatum Big Hit of the week was not awarded.

Scout team champions were: Offense: Jermil Martin; Defense: Adam Bellamy; Special Units: James Georgiades.

Here's to Boom and Zoom carrying some momentum into the stretch of games leading up to Happy Valley.