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Denard Robinson Named Big Ten Co-Offensive Player Of The Week

After ending Michigan's seven game losing streak to the Ohio State Buckeyes quarterback Denard Robinson knew he would be adored by Michigan fans. The Big Ten Conference was also impressed with his performance, as he shared the Offensive Player of the Week honors this week with Wisconsin's Montee Ball for his efforts in the 40-34 win for the Wolverines:

Co-Offensive Players of the Week

Denard Robinson, Michigan

Jr., QB, Deerfield Beach, Fla./Deerfield Beach

·         Accounted for five touchdowns and more than 330 yards of total offense, becoming just the fourth player in NCAA history to gain 2,000 yards passing and 1,000 yards rushing in a season twice in his career

·         Completed 14 of 17 passes for 167 yards and three touchdowns, moving him into sixth place in school history with 38 career touchdown passes

·         Also rushed for 170 yards and two scores, giving him 35 career rushing touchdowns to move into fifth place in program history

·         Claims his fourth weekly award of the season, tied for second most in conference history, and his seventh career weekly honor, the third highest total in Big Ten history

·         Last Michigan Offensive Player of the Week: Denard Robinson (Nov. 21, 2011)

This is the second straight such award for Robinson, and with four such awards on the season he is expected to be named Offensive Player of the Year for the Big Ten later this week. Robinson was named as the Preseason Offensive Player of the Year as well.