Hoosiers' Green III Named Freshman of the Week by The Big Ten

 The Hoosiers have some young talent on the defensive side of the ball

The Hoosiers have some young talent on the defensive side of the ball

Written By Sammy Jacobs (@sammyj108)

Indiana redshirt freshman defensive tackle Raphael Green III was named Co-Freshman of the Week by the Big Ten Conference this week.  The Texas native recorded four tackles two for a loss, including his first career sack, and forced fumble against the Buckeyes on Saturday.  On the year Green III has 24 tackles, 4.5 TFL's, a forced fumble and two blocked field goals.  He has appeared in all 11 games this season, including eight starts.  The last Hoosier freshman to be named Player of the Week was Nate Sudfeld in September 2012.

The Hoosiers close out their 2013 campaign in the Battle for the Old Oaken Bucket against Purdue on Saturday at 3:30pm at Memorial Stadium.