Niko Porikos grew up in an NTDP billet home. Cool story.
big ten offensive player of the week
Gallon was named Big 10 offensive player of the week with his 184 yard, 3 touchdown performance vs Notre Dame.
Also, MSU DE Shilique Calhoun was the defensive player of the week after scoring 2 defensive touchdowns (thats the MSU offense, sadly), and Marcus Jones (Minny) and Akeem Hunt (Purdue) shared the special teams player of the week honors after returning kickoffs for touchdowns this week.