Monday, October 26, 2009


Photo by Darla Dunkle-Hudnell

COLUMBUS — Ohio State quarterback, Terrelle Pryor, rebounded from his poor performance in the Buckeyes' upset loss at Purdue two weeks ago, with a stellar 343 yard, four touchdown outing against Minnesota on Saturday, garnering the sophomore passer the "Offensive Player of the Week" award, announced on Monday by the OSU coaching staff.

Pryor also ran for 104 yards in the victory.

Thaddeus Gibson was awarded the "Defensive Player of the Week," as the big junior D-end logged a career-high three sacks in the win over the Golden Gophers.

Etienne Sabino was named "Special Units Player of the Week, with two key tackles in the victory.

Offensive tackle, Jim Cordle, received the "Jim Parker Lineman of the Week," while Defensive lineman, Doug Worthington, was awarded the "Attack Force" honor.

SCOUT CHAMPIONS — Ricky Crawford (offense), Nate Ebner (defense) and K.C. Christian (special units).