Cyrus Gray (Texas A&M), Von Miller (Texas A&M) and Justin Gilbert (Oklahoma State) have been named the season's final Big 12 Conference Football Players of the Week, as selected by a media panel. Gray (offense) earned his third weekly award while Miller (defense) was recognized for the second time this season. Gilbert (special teams) picked up his first honor.
Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week
Cyrus Gray, Texas A&M, RB, Jr, DeSoto, Texas
Cyrus Gray rushed for a career-high 223 yards on 27 carries for an average of 8.3 yards per carry in Texas A&M's win at Texas. Gray also caught one pass for four yards for an all-purpose night of 227 yards. He has rushed for six straight 100-yard games, the first Aggie to do so since Darren Lewis rushed for over 100 yards in six straight games in 1988. It marked the most yards against Texas by any Texas A&M running back in school history. It was also the first 200-yard rushing game for A&M since Leeland McElroy ran for 229 vs. LSU in the 1995 season opener. Gray's performance was the fifth-best rushing day in school history. He also became the first 1,000-yard runner for A&M since Courtney Lewis rushed for 1,024 yards in 2003.
Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week
Von Miller, Texas A&M, OLB/DE, Sr, DeSoto, Texas
Von Miller compiled seven tackles, including four solo stops in Texas A&M's win at Texas. He made three tackles behind the line of scrimmage for a loss of 20 yards, including two quarterback sacks for a loss of 12 yards. Miller also caused a fumble, recoverd a fumble and had an interception with a return of three yards. In addition he forced three quarterback hurries into incompletions. The interception came as Texas was attempting to drive for a tying touchdown in the final minutes of the game.
Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week
Justin Gilbert, Oklahoma State, KR, Fr, Huntsville, Texas
Justin Gilbert returned six kickoffs for 189 yards against Oklahoma. He had an 89-yard return for a touchdown with 2:51 remaining that pulled the Cowboys within two points of the Sooners.
2010 Big 12 Football Players of the Week
|Sept. 7||Daniel Thomas, KSU, RB||Aldon Smith, MU, DE||Anthony Cantele, KSU, PK|
|Kendall Hunter, OSU, RB||Keenan Robinson, UT, LB||Tress Way, OU, P|
|Sept. 13||Landry Jones, OU, QB||Justin Springer, KU, LB||Eric Stephens, TTU, RB/KR|
|Sept. 20||Brandon Weeden, OSU, QB||Eric Hagg, NU, DB||William Powell, KSU, KR|
|Curtis Brown, UT, CB|
|Sept. 27||Landry Jones, OU, QB||Jake Knott, ISU, LB||D.J. Beshears, KU, RB/KR|
|Oct. 3||Robert Griffin III, BU, QB||B.J. Beatty, CU, OLB||Jeremy Reeves, ISU, DB|
|Ugo Chinasa, OSU, DE|
|Oct. 11||Taylor Martinez, NU, QB||Lavonte David, NU, LB||Dan Bailey, OSU, PK|
|Oct. 18||Justin Blackmon, OSU, WR||Byron Landor, BU, S||Justin Tucker, UT, PK/P|
|Oct. 25||Blaine Gabbert, MU, QB||Jacob Lattimer, ISU, DE||Gahn McGaffie, MU, WR/KR|
|Taylor Martinez, NU, QB|
|Nov. 1||Roy Helu Jr., NU, RB||Byron Landor, BU, S||Derek Epperson, BU, P|
|Nov. 8||Brandon Weeden, OSU, QB||Michael Hodges, TAMU, LB||Coryell Judie, TAMU, KR|
|Nov. 15||Cody Hawkins, CU, QB||Orie Lemon, OSU, LB||Coryell Judie, TAMU, KR|
|Von Miller, TAMU, OLB/DE|
|Nov. 22||Rodney Stewart, CU, TB||Michael Hodges, TAMU, LB||Michael Harrison, OSU, WR|
|Nov. 29||Cyrus Gray, TAMU, RB||Von Miller, TAMU, OLB/DE||Justin Gilbert, OSU, KR|