LINKOSU players Laurinaitis, Trapasso honored
Tuesday, September 12, 2006
Ohio State linebacker James Laurinaitis was named Big Ten defensive player of the week, while teammate A.J. Trapasso was named the conference special teams player of the week on Monday.
Laurinaitis had a career-best 13 tackles, two forced fumbles and an interception in a 24-7 road victory over Texas, while Trapasso helped the Buckeyes win the field-position battle by averaging 50.8 yards per punt and placing a pair of boots inside the 20-yard line.
Did Laurinaitis come up huge againts Texas or what? Holy Smokes. Dude can play. And having Trapasso average 50 yards per punt is huge. Now if we could get the placekicking game going.