The Texas Longhorns turned to their historic staples of a power running game and dominating defense to record an upset over previously-undefeated Oklahoma 24-17 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas.
Hard work and belief has allowed Spencer Drango to overcome a learning disability, establish a lifestyle built on giving back and to excel on the football field.
Trevone Boykin (TCU), Emmanuel Ogbah (Oklahoma State), Malik Jefferson (Texas) and Zach Sinor (Oklahoma State) were chosen Big 12 Football Players of the Week by a panel of media that covers the Conference.
Listen to the coaches teleconference live starting at 9:50 a.m. CT on Monday's. The teleconference will be archived on Big12Sports.com by 2 p.m. CT.
Notes and numbers from Saturday's full slate Big 12 Conference games.
Linebacker Malik Jefferson (Texas) was named the Walter Camp National Defensive Player of the Week after recording six tackles and two sacks versus Oklahoma.
The five teams undefeated in Big 12 play all play away from home Saturday.
For University of Oklahoma senior center Ty Darlington, nose guards did not supply his most nerve-wracking moment of 2015. That honor belonged to... his commencement address – or more precisely, being selected to give that commencement address.
Through four games – and playing with a new quarterback - Baylor has been dominant on offense.
Baylor quarterback Seth Russell has been named the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the fifth week of the college football season.
The Big 12 leads the FBS in total offense (499.61) and passing offense (307.05) and is second in rushing offense (200.09).
Linebacker Eric Striker led Oklahoma with a career-high 13 tackles in a 44-24 win over previously unbeaten West Virginia. Striker tied a career high with three tackles for a loss (for 18 yards lost), which earned him the AutoNation National Defensive Player of the Week honor for games of the weekend of Oct. 3, as selected by the Football Writers Association of America.