Kaeding Named Big Ten Player of the Week

Iowa's Nate Kaeding continues to pick up the awards during his record setting Iowa Hawkeye career, this time adding his fourth Big Ten Special Teams Player of the Week honor. The Iowa City native has scored 291 career points, moving him past Rob Houghtlin and into first place all time at Iowa. Teammate Sean Considine deserves note this week, as he blocked two punts against Iowa State, one that was returned for a touchdown.

CO-OFFENSE:
CHRIS PERRY, MICHIGAN, SR, RB Advance, NC/Fork Union Military Acad.
Perry earns his third career Big Ten weekly honor and second this season after posting 177 total yards and four touchdowns in Michigan's win over Notre Dame. Perry rushed a career-high 31 times for 133 yards with three TDs and caught four passes for 44 yards and a TD. He became just the second Wolverine ever to rush for more than 500 yards in the first three games of the season.

CRAIG KRENZEL, OHIO STATE SR, QB, Sterling Heights, MI/Henry Ford II
Krenzel accumulated 310 yards, completed 72.2 percent of his passes and recorded five touchdowns in OSU's triple overtime win against N.C. State to earn his first Big Ten weekly laurel. In the air, he was 26 of 36 for 273 yards and four TDs, including three in overtime, while also carrying the ball 13 times for 37 yards and one score. It was his career-best passing yardage outing.

DEFENSE:
STUART SCHWEIGERT, PURDUE, SR, FS, Saginaw, MI/Heritage
Schweigert earns his second career Conference weekly award after helping Purdue upset No. 20 Wake Forest on the road. Credited with five solo tackles, he also posted two TFL (-8), including the game-winning stop on a fourth-and-one play in Boilermaker territory. Schweigert also intercepted a pass on the first play from scrimmage, returning it 38 yards to set up a Purdue score. He now has a school-record 14 career interceptions.

SPECIAL TEAMS:
NATE KAEDING, IOWA SR, PK, Coralville, IA/Iowa City West
Kaeding earns his fourth Big Ten weekly honor after notching a school-record 16 points in Iowa's win at Iowa State. He was four-of-four on field goals (42, 23, 19, 20) - a school record - and perfect on four PAT attempts. He now owns Iowa's career scoring title with 291 points.


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