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Roy Roundtree Shares Big Ten Offensive Player Of The Week Award

In a game that featured over 130 points and 1200 yards of total offense, it's easy to understand why the Big Ten couldn't decide who to give the Offensive Player of the Week Award to.

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They ended up settling on Michigan receiver Roy Roundtree and Illinois running back Mikel Leshoure, both of whom had monster days during Michigan's 67-65 triple overtime win.

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Roundtree set the Michigan single-game mark for receiving yards by catching nine passes for 246 yards and two touchdowns. Of his 246 yards, 192 came on four receptions in the first half, which included two receptions of 70-plus yards and a pair of touchdowns. He only needed one catch in the second half to break Jack Clancy's  previous mark of 197 yards, which was the oldest-standing single-game record on the Michigan books.

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Just as the Illini had trouble stopping Roundtree, Michigan had the same amount of trouble trying to stop Leshoure, who seemed to be sprinting down the sideline into the end zone on every other play. Leshoure racked up five total touchdowns--three on the ground and two through the air-- and finished with 120 yards on the ground and 52 receiving yards. Leshoure scored the last five touchdowns for the Illini.

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Roundtree also picked up the National Wide Receiver of the Week, as selected by the College Football Performance Awards. For the season, Roundtree leads the Wolverines with 656 yards on 45 catches.

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