On Monday, Kaytron Allen’s 117-yards and one touchdown performance at Rutgers from Saturday’s win received recognition as he received Big Ten Co-Freshman of the Week.
Allen shared the honor with Ohio State running back Dallan Hayden, who rushed for 146 yards and three touchdowns in its 43-30 win at Maryland on Saturday.
Allen in the third quarter broke off a 59-yard run in the third quarter that showed off his explosiveness as well as his known tackle-breaking ability. His big run set up an 8-yard touchdown by Allen himself to put Penn State 45-10.
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— The Daily Collegian (@DailyCollegian) November 19, 2022
Allen has received this honor for the second time this season, as he received the honor after his 111-yard game against Central Michigan on Sep. 24.
A Penn State running back received Big Ten Freshman of the Week for the second consecutive week as Nicholas Singleton won the award after his 122-yard performance against Maryland in a 30-0 win on Nov. 12.
Allen also made history on Saturday with Singleton as the duo became the first pair of freshman teammates to rush for over 700 yards in a season and will have an opportunity to make even more history in their regular season finale on Saturday against Michigan State at Beaver Stadium.