PASSING MVP

Austin Appleby, Purdue

After throwing two pick-sixes in the opener at Marshall, Appleby found his own teammates four times for scores vs. Indiana State.

RUSHING MVP

De'Veon Smith, Michigan

The junior led the 35-7 victory over Oregon State by rushing 23 times for 126 yards and three touchdowns.

RECEIVING MVP

Geronimo Allison, Illinois

The senior caught eight passes for 124 yards in the Fighting Illini's 44-0 victory over Western Illinois.

BY THE NUMBERS

96-3 Illinois' scoring advantage in wins over Kent State and Western Illinois.

4 Balls caught by Wisconsin's Tanner McEvoy — three as a receiver and one as a defensive back.