Postgame interview: Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins after beating Tulane David Jablonski - Staff Writer
Photo: David Jablonski - Staff Writer
Photo: David Jablonski - Staff Writer

Ohio State QB Haskins wins Big Ten Player of the Week award for second time in four weeks

First-year starter has thrown 16 touchdown passes in four games

Haskins shared the award with Penn State running back Miles Sanders. The No. 4 Buckeyes and No. 9 Nittany Lions play at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in State College, Pa.

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In a 49-6 victory against Tulane, Haskins completed 21 of 24 passes for 304 yards. His 87.5 completion percentage ranks third in school history.

Haskins ranks second in the nation in completion percentage (75.7, 87 of 115) and second in touchdown passes (16). He’s the first quarterback in Big Ten history to throw five touchdown passes twice in the first four games.

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Haskins has compiled big numbers despite seeing limited time in the second half. He played three quarters in the opener against Oregon State, one half and one series in the second half against Rutgers and didn’t play in the second half against Tulane. He played the full game against Texas Christian.