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Michigan State's Mike Sadler Named Big Ten Freshman Of The Week

Michigan State was able to take firm control of the Big Ten legends Division with a dominant 37-21 road victory at Iowa on Saturday, and the Spartans were also able to earn another weekly Big Ten honor. Freshman punter Mike Sadler kept the Hawkeyes at bay with a solid exhibition, and as a result he earned his second Big Ten Freshman of the Week award according to an official release from the conference:

Freshman of the Week

Mike Sadler, Michigan State

P, Grand Rapids, Mich./Forest Hills Northern

·         Averaged a season-best 46.2 yards per punt on six kicks for 277 yards in Michigan State’s win over Iowa

·         Placed three punts inside the Hawkeye 20-yard line, increasing his total to 17 such efforts this season

·         Claims his second Freshman of the Week honor

·         Last Michigan State Freshman of the Week: Mike Sadler (Oct. 17, 2011)

Michigan State can clinch a berth in the first ever Big Ten championship game this week with a win over Indiana and a loss by Nebraska at Michigan.