Ohio State football: Dwayne Haskins nears history with another Big Ten honor

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The Ohio State quarterback nearly broke a long-standing record for yards in a game.

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Sooner or later the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week might have to be named after Dwayne Haskins.

The Ohio State quarterback received the honor for the third consecutive week, this time after throwing for 455 yards in a 49-26 win over Indiana.

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The sophomore from Maryland, who tied school records with 33 completions (on 44 attempts) and six touchdown passes, has won the award four times in the season’s first six weeks.

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Ohio State postgame interviews after victory over Indiana

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That leaves him one shy of the single-season record of five Big Ten O.P.O.W. honors set by Ohio State quarterback Troy Smith in 2006.

Smith won the Heisman Trophy that season.

The odds Haskins does that got longer in the past week, at least according to the folks at Bovada.

Their newest adds favor Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (2/3) while Haskins is getting 9/2 and Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray is at 7/1.

Last week, Haskins was getting odds of 15/4 while Tagovailoa was at 10/11.

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Ohio State running back J.K. Dobbins was getting 200/1 odds last week but is off the board this week.

Alabama is the current favorite to win the College Football Playoff with odds of 5/7.

Next are Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia at 15/2 while Notre Dame is at 12/1 and Michigan is at 30/1.

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