CJ Stroud was honored as National Player of the Week after his spectacular performance in Ohio State’s victory over Michigan State.
After making 32 of 35 passing attempts for 432 yards and six touchdowns in just over half the game in the Buckeyes’ 56-7 win over the Spartans, Stroud was named Sunday’s National Offensive Player of the Week by the Walter Camp Football Foundation. .
Stroud, who tied an Ohio State School record with his six touchdown passes and broke an Ohio State record by completing 17 straight passes between the first and second quarters, becomes the first player in the Ohio State to win Walter Camp National Player of the Week honors since Chase Young was National Defensive Player of the Week after registering nine tackles, four tackles for a loss and three sacks against Penn State in 2019.
In addition to winning Player of the Week honors, Stroud’s performance against Michigan State also made him the favorite to win the Heisman Trophy, as he is now the favorite to take the award with odds of -200 or better in. several sports bets.
National Defensive Player of the Week Walter Camp of the Week also has ties to Ohio State as Alabama linebacker Henry To’o To’o, who was also chased by the Buckeyes in the transfer portal this offseason, won the award for the second time this season after recording 13 tackles with three tackles for a loss and two sacks in the Crimson Tide win over Alabama.