Marion Barber is Co-Big Ten Player of the Week
Marion Barber III averaged an astounding 12.5 yards per rushing attempt while accounting for three touchdowns in the win over Illinois. The junior running back broke loose for 138 yards on only 11 carries with two scores while adding a 21-yard scoring strike to Ernie Wheelwright, his second passing touchdown this season. Barber recorded his third 100-yard effort this season and is now tied with his father for second place in Gophers' annals with 34 career rushing touchdowns. This marks his second weekly conference award this season.
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