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Armstrong named Player of the Week

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Posted at 10:23 AM, Nov 14, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-14 11:23:44-05
Nebraska quarterback Tommy Armstrong, Jr. is this week's Big Ten offensive player of the week.
 
It's the second time this season Armstrong has captured the award, and the fourth time of his career. Armstrong racked up 278 yards of total offense in the Huskers 24-17 win over Minnesota Saturday night.  Armstrong completed 19 of 27 passes for 217 yards and two touchdowns. He also ran nine times for 61 yards, including a 13 yard touchdown scamper that turned out to be the game winner.
 
Armstrong was a game-time decision to start the game following his injury last week in the loss to Ohio State. Armstrong made his 43rd career start against Minnesota, which tied the Nebraska record for quarterback starts. 
 
The Huskers improved to 8-2 with the win over Minnesota, and they remain tied for first in the Big Ten West division with a 5-2 conference record. The Huskers wrap up their home schedule Saturday against Maryland. Kickoff is at 11 a.m.. The game will be shown on ESPN News.