Wayne State College quarterback Zach Osborn was named Monday afternoon the Northern Sun Conference Football Offensive Player of the Week following his performance in Saturday night’s 41-39 victory at Southwest Minnesota State.
Osborn, a 6-1, 180 pound junior from Harlan, Iowa, accounted for 431 yards of total offense and five touchdowns in the Wildcats’ road win. He completed 23 of 33 passes for a season-high 348 yards and four TD’s while adding a season-high 83 yards rushing on 11 carries and one more TD.
For the season, Osborn has completed 141 of 252 passes (56%) for 1,677 yards and 19 TD’s with 10 interceptions. He has thrown at least two touchdown passes in every game this season and ranks sixth in the NSIC in passing yards per game (239.6), eighth in total offense (263.7) and 10th in pass efficiency (128.8).
Osborn ranks second at WSC in career touchdown passes with 65 and is second in career passing yards with 7,426 following his performance at SMSU.
Wayne State, 3-4 overall and 2-1 in the NSIC South, will be at home Saturday hosting Winona State in the annual Egg Bowl Game set for 1 p.m. at Bob Cunningham Field in Wayne.