OSU QB Barrett wins another pair of player of the week awards

J.T. Barrett waits for the snap against Penn State (Dave McMannis)
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COLUMBUS -- Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett brought home a pair of prestigious Player of the Week awards to go with his 13-for-13 fourth-quarter passing performance this week.

Barrett won the Davey O’Brien national QB award for second time and also was named Maxwell Award player of the week. Those are just two of the six total awards he has received for his performance against Penn State.

The Davey O'Brien award was his second in three weeks.

He also was named the Big Ten Conference offensive player of the week, a Manning Award star of the week, the Big Ten Rose Bowl Game player of the week and the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose player of the week.

Barrett helped Ohio State overcome two 18-point deficits against the Nittany Lions, including from 15 points down in the final 5:42. He completed 33 of 39 passes for 328 yards and four touchdowns, plus rushed for 95 yards for an Ohio State school record 423 yards of total offense.

Most impressively, Barrett completed his final 16 passes to set the school record for consecutive completions, including completing 13 of 13 in the fourth quarter for 170 yards and three touchdowns.

Barrett is completing 69.5 percent of his 246 attempts this season with 25 touchdown passes and just one interception. He and the No. 3 Buckeyes are now 7-1, 5-0 in the Big Ten East, and head to Iowa Saturday against the Hawkeyes.