Michigan looked dominant over the weekend, thrashing Nebraska 56-10.
The game had exciting plays on both sides of the ball for Michigan, with one coming from Donovan Peoples-Jones on this punt return touchdown.
How many yards do you think @dpeoplesjones covered on this @UMichFootball punt return TD? pic.twitter.com/UpLbnzsJLC— Michigan On BTN (@MichiganOnBTN) September 22, 2018
This play helped DPJ earn Big Ten Co-Special Teams Player of the Week honors.
THIS JUST IN: @dpeoplesjones has been named the #B1G Co-Special Teams Player of the Week!! #GoBlue pic.twitter.com/vSC3NCbgyn— Michigan Football (@UMichFootball) September 24, 2018
He shared the honors with Matt Coghlin from Michigan State.
Below is the summary from the Big Ten for Peoples-Jones:
- Scored the second punt return touchdown of his career with a 60-yard score against Nebraska
- Marked his fourth touchdown overall in the last seven quarters of action
- Has recorded at least one touchdown in three consecutive games, with five total touchdowns over that stretch
- Earns his first career Special Teams Player of the Week honor
Peoples-Jones ended the game with one catch for 10 yards, and had three punt returns averaging 25.7 yards and the 60-yard return for a touchdown. This season is starting like many wished it would for the five-star recruit.