Williams Big Ten Special Teams potw

Penn State returner Derrick Williams was named Big Ten Special Teams player of the week for his performance in the Nittany Lions' 38-24 win over Illinois on Saturday. Williams had a clutch 94-yard kickoff return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter that gave Penn State a 31-17 lead. He also had a fine day receiving (6 catches for 75 yards) and rushing (6 carries for 33 yards) and became the first player under coach Joe Paterno to have three touchdowns -- rushing, receiving and on a return -- in one game.

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