Nebraska Cornhuskers Running Back Ameer Abdullah was named the co-Offensive Player of the Week in the Big Ten Conference today, along with Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon.
Abdullah, the SR from Homewood, Alabama, had 229 yards rushing on 35 carries on Saturday night, with 2 rushing and 1 receiving TD as well. His efforts were vital in a 41-31 Nebraska victory over the Miami Hurricanes.
Ameer leads the Big Ten in rushing yards (625), and is second only to Indiana's Tevin Coleman in yards per game.
Gordon had 253 yards on 13 carries versus Bowling Green last week, as the Badgers rolled to a 68-17 victory.
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