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|Illini Jenkins Named Big Ten Player Of The Week
|CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois wide receiver A.J. Jenkins is one of the Big Ten's Players of the Week.
Jenkins shares offensive Player of the Week honors with Wisconsin quarterback Russell Wilson.
Jenkins finished with 12 catches and a career-high 268 yards and three touchdowns in the Illini's 38-35 win over Northwestern on Saturday. The Big Ten says the 268 yards rank as the third-most receiving yards in a conference game and the fourth-best mark in all games in Big Ten history.
The Illinois senior set a new school record in receiving yards, breaking the old mark of 208.
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