Nebraska quarterback Adrian Martinez was named Co-Big Ten Freshman of the Week after putting up more than 400 yards of total offense in the Huskers' 53-28 win over Minnesota.
The true freshman rushed for 125 yards and a touchdown, his first 100-yard game on the ground since rushing for 117 yards against Colorado in the opener. Martinez added 276 yards through the air and three touchdowns. He completed 25-of-29 passes against the Gophers, breaking the Nebraska school record for completion percentage in a game (minimum 20 attempts) previously held by Dave Humm. Martinez's 86.2 completion percentage is also the best mark in the country this season for a quarterback with more than 25 pass attempts in a game.
Martinez shared the award with Purdue wide receiver Rondale Moore. Moore had 12 catches for 170 yards and two touchdowns in the Boilermakers' 49-20 win over then-No. 2 Ohio State.
In addition to his Big Ten honor, Martinez was also honored by the College Football Performance Awards as the CFPA Co-National Performer of the Week.