Monday, October 29, 2012
KSU, ISU, OSU earn Big 12 weekly honors
By David Ubben
The Big 12 has named its official players of the week for Week 9, as voted on by a media panel.
OFFENSE: Collin Klein, QB, Kansas State
Klein threw for 233 yards and two touchdowns on 19-of-26 passing and rushed for two more touchdowns and 83 yards on 12 carries in Saturday's 55-24 win over Texas Tech. His 49 career rushing touchdowns broke a school record and are now the sixth most in Big 12 history. It was K-State's third 50-point game in Big 12 play this year.
DEFENSE: Jake Knott, LB, Iowa State
Knott made 11 tackles and forced a fumble to stuff Baylor on the Iowa State goal line in the Cyclones' 35-21 win over the Bears. It was his 10th career forced fumble and 19th career game with at least 10 tackles.
SPECIAL TEAMS: Quinn Sharp, P/K/KOS, Oklahoma State
Sharp hit all five of his field goal attempts to tie a school record and forced seven touchbacks on his nine kickoffs. His five punts averaged 43 yards and two were downed inside the 20-yard line. His longest punt of the day was 59 yards.