IRVING, Texas (AP) K-State linebacker Tre Walker is the Big 12 defensive player of the week after making three straight tackles inside the 2-yard line as part of the Wildcats’ game-saving goal line stand in a 28-24 win over Miami. Walker wound up with eight tackles for the game.
Oklahoma State quarterback Brandon Weeden is the league’s offensive player of the week after a record-breaking passing performance in a come-from-behind victory at Texas A&M. Weeden threw for a school record 438 yards and two touchdowns as the Cowboys (4-0, 1-0 Big 12) overcame a 17-point halftime deficit to beat the Aggies 30-29. Weeden leads the Bowl Subdivision with 398 yards passing per game and 10 touchdown passes.
Ben McRoy is the special teams selection after setting Texas Tech’s school record with 203 kickoff return yards in a 35-34 win against Nevada.