Baylor, OU earn Big 12 weekly awards
OFFENSE: Landry Jones, QB, Oklahoma
Jones completed 46 of 71 passes for 500 yards and three touchdowns in a 51-48 overtime win over rival Oklahoma State. His completions and attempts were both career highs, and he became the Big 12's leading passer with 16,124 total yards in his four years as a starter. He's the only Sooner to ever throw for 500 yards, and he's done it three times, including each of his past two games. He's the first player in FBS history for have 26 touchdown passes and 3,000 yards in four different seasons.
DEFENSE: Eddie Lackey, LB, Baylor
Lackey picked off two Seth Doege passes and recovered a fumble inside the 10-yard line with the Bears trailing by 14 in their eventual 52-45 overtime win over Texas Tech. He returned his first interception 55 yards for a touchdown to give Baylor its first lead of the game early in the fourth quarter. He's the first BU player to have three takeaways in one game since Jordan Lake versus Buffalo on Sept. 22, 2007. The win helped Baylor become bowl eligible.
SPECIAL TEAMS: Jalen Saunders, PR, Oklahoma
Saunders returned a punt 81 yards in the fourth quarter to help tie the game in the Sooners' overtime win over Oklahoma State. He had 251 all-purpose yards and it was his first-ever punt return for a touchdown. His all-purpose performance was the sixth-highest in OU history by a receiver.
103.3 FM ESPN PODCASTS
Play Podcast Part 2 of the articles on OSU's involvment in academic fraud was released. Some claim the expose is unfounded. Ian and Richard warn that there are two sides to all stories.
Play Podcast Fitzsimmons and Durrett discuss Mack Brown, Manny Diaz and all the latest with the Texas Longhorns.
Play Podcast Fitzsimmons and Durrett give you the latest on the Johnny Manziel story and Charles Barkley weighs in. You won't believe who the outspoken NBA Hall of Famer is disappointed in and what he thinks about the autograph allegations.
Play Podcast Kirk Herbstreit joins Fitzsimmons and Durrett for his weekly visit to preview the 2013 college football season.
Play Podcast Former TCU and current Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton joins Fitzsimmons and Durrett to discuss the expectations for the Bengals this season, give a prediction for the TCU-LSU game and talk about what it's like having the Hard Knocks cameras follow him.
Play Podcast Randy Galloway, Matt Mosley, and Mark Friedman react to Dez Bryant's comments regarding the NCAA's ongoing investigation of Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel.
Play Podcast Richard Durrett, Ian Fitzsimmons and Glenn "Stretch" Smith react to Dez Bryant sounding off yesterday after practice about Johnny Manziel and the shadiness of the NCAA.
Play Podcast Former NCAA investigator and Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe joins Fitzsimmons and Durrett to weigh in on the Johnny Manziel drama and give some insight as to what goes on during an NCAA investigation.