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Notes And Numbers From Week Seven In The Big 12
October 14, 2012
By Wendell Barnhouse | Correspondent

In the first BCS Standings of the 2012 season, the Big 12 is tied with a nation-leading seven teams in the top 25. Kansas State is No. 4, Oklahoma is No. 9, West Virginia is No. 13, Texas Tech is No. 17, TCU is No. 23, Iowa State is No. 24 and Texas is No. 25.

Nine Big 12 teams have been ranked at some point during the season.

The Big 12 has five of the top 15 teams in total offense and three of the top 15 in total defense.

Nine Big 12 teams are listed in the NCAA's top 25 for toughest schedule, based on cumulative opposition.

Eight Big 12 teams are averaging 93 percent or higher capacity for home game attendance, including four that are averaging over-capacity.

Big 12 teams have combined for 40 wins thus far this season, with the winning team scoring 40 or more points 24 times and posting 50 or more points on 13 occasions.

The Big 12 has five of the top 15 teams in total offense and three of the top 15 in total defense. The Conference also has seven teams in the top 25 in scoring offense, including five in the top 10, as well as five squads in the top 25 of scoring defense.

Baylor (3-2, 0-2; lost to TCU, 49-21; at Texas Saturday)
Senior wide receiver Terrance Williams had three receptions for 163 yards. He had touchdown catches of 74 and 77 yards.

Defensive backs Ahmad Dixon and Chance Casey each had career highs in tackles (13). Dixon had the first sack of his career.

The loss ended Baylor's home-winning streak at nine games. The Bears also had an 11-game streak of scoring 30 or more and an eight-game streak of scoring 45 or more end.

Baylor averaged 7.9 yards per play against TCU and has averaged at least 6.0 yards-per-play in each of the last 11 games.

Entering the game, Baylor was only one of three teams that hadn't lost a fumble but in the secnd quarter the Bears lost their first fumble of the season.

Iowa State (4-2, 1-2; lost to Kansas State, 27-21; at Oklahoma State Saturday)
Senior linebackers Jake Knott and A.J. Klein have now combined for 619 career tackles.

Running back Shontrelle Johnson had a season-high three receptions and the first touchdown catch of his career.

Ernst Brun is the first Iowa State tight end with four touchdown receptions in a season since Al Dixon in 1976. Brun had a 30-yard reception, his longest this season.

Wide receiver Aaron Horne had a season-high 84 yards receiving and his seven receptions matched a career high.

The attendance of 56,800 at Jack Trice Stadium set a school record.

Kansas (1-5, 0-3; lost to Oklahoma State, 20-14; at Oklahoma Saturday)
Junior running back James Sims had a career-high 138 yards rushing. He also had season longs for a reception (28 yards) and a run (30 yards). The 30-yard touchdown run followed a 28-yard gain on his previous carry.

Freshman quarterback Michael Cummings threw the first touchdown pass of his career and passed for a career-high 75 yards.

Redshirt freshman linebacker Jake Love recorded a career-high 12 tackles. His previous high was two tackles set twice this season.

Kansas prevented Oklahoma State from scoring when it reached the red zone in the first quarter, the first time the Cowboys failed to score when getting inside the opponents' 20-yard line.

The game was delayed an hour and 19 minutes with 44 seconds left in the first quarter due to lightning. The delay started at 3:06 p.m. and play resumed at 4:25 p.m. Kansas' last weather delay was in last season's opener against McNeese State - a 19-minute delayed start due to lightning.

Kansas State (5-0, 3-0; defeated Iowa State, 27-21; at West Virginia Saturday)
Senior quarterback Collin Klein in his career has scored 264 points, fourth in school history.

Collin Klein has 43 rushing touchdowns, the most by a quarterback in school history and second on the career list behind Darrell Sproles (45).

Kansas State is No. 3 in the coaches' poll and No. 4 in the media rankings. That's the highest the Wildcats have been in the rankings since Oct. 14, 2000 when they were No. 2.

No. 1 Alabama and No. 4 Kansas State are the only teams that have been 6-0 each of the last two seasons.

Kansas State won in Ames for the first time since 2003.

K-State is bowl eligible for the third consecutive season, the longest streak since going bowling for 11 consecutive seasons (1993-2003).

Oklahoma (4-1, 2-1; defeated Texas, 63-21; vs. Kansas Saturday)
Oklahoma had four players with 100 or more all-purpose yards: Damien Williams (177), Trey Millard (164), Brennan Clay (155) and Justin Brown (140).

Trey Millard had career highs for receptions (five) and receiving yards (119). His 73-yard catch and run was the longest pass reception by an OU player in the Red River Rivalry.

Damien Williams rushed for a career-high 167 yards. His 95-yard touchdown run was the third-longest in school history. It was also the longest rush in Red River Rivalry history and the fourth-longest offensive play in OU history.

Sophomore quarterback Bell is the third player in Sooner history to score four touchdowns or more in a game twice in his career, joining Steve Owens (5) and Billy Sims (4).

Oklahoma's 36 first-half points were the most against Texas since 2003 while the 34-point halftime lead was the largest since leading 42-7 at halftime of the 2000 contest.

Oklahoma State (3-2, 1-1; defeated Kansas 20-14; vs. Iowa State Saturday)
The 72-yard J.W.Walsh-to-Charlie Moore touchdown pass in the third quarter was Oklahoma State's longest play from scrimmage this year and the longest since an 80-yard Brandon Weeden-to-Justin Blackmon touchdown against Nebraska in 2010.

Freshman receiver Austin Hays became the 15th Oklahoma State to make his first-career start this year. He is the fifth OSU freshman to start this season.

On the first offensive drives of the game or the second half, Oklahoma State has scored on eight of the 10 drives.

Oklahoma State entered the game with an NCAA-record-tying streak of 22 consecutive games with 30 or more points scored. The Cowboys scored 20 points against the Jayhawks.

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy has won 62 games. That ties Pat Jones for most victories in school history.

The Cowboys are now 14-3 in their last 17 road games and have won 13 of their last 15 conference road games.

Coming into the game, the Cowboys were a perfect 25-for-25 scoring from the red zone but failed to convert a fourth-and-one in the first quarter to come up empty after reaching the Kansas 16.

TCU (5-1, 2-1; defeated Baylor, 49-21; vs. Texas Tech Saturday)
Making the second start of his career, redshirt freshman quarterback Trevone Boykin was 13-of-13 on third-down pass attempts. All four touchdown passes came on third down. Boykin also had a 25-yard run on third down.

Trevone Boykin finished the game with 317 yards of total offense, 261 passing and 56 rushing. He accounted for five total touchdowns, four passing and one rushing. His four touchdown passes were the most by a TCU quarterback since Casey Pachall threw for five in last year's 36-35 win at Boise State. Andy Dalton was the last TCU quarterback with four scoring passes in a game (Sept. 13, 2007 at Stanford).

Sophomore receiver Cam White had touchdown catches of 18 and 15 yards - the first TD catches of his career. He had a career-high four receptions.

Redshirt freshman wide receiver LaDarius Brown had a 43-yard third-quarter touchdown catch- his third TD reception in the last four games.

TCU had three touchdown drives of at least 10 plays. In the previous five games, TCU had two such drives.

The Horned Frogs regained the all-time series lead over Baylor by a 51-50-7 margin.

Texas (4-2, 1-2; lost to Oklahoma 63-21; vs. Baylor Saturday)
Wide receiver John Harris caught his first career touchdown pass on the last play of the game.

Quandre Diggs returned of a blocked extra point attempt was UT's first 2-point conversion of a blocked extra point since 1999 against Texas A&M.

Texas has blocked six kicks this season. Georgia, Purdue and SMU each had four blocked kicks going into this weekend's games.

Texas scored on defense for the third time this season when Carrington Byndom went 28 yards for a touchdown on a Landry Jones third-quarter interception. Texas has scored 84 non-offensive touchdowns since 1999 which is tied for the most in the FBS with Virginia Tech. Kansas State is third with 83.

Texas Tech (5-1, 2-1; defeated West Virginia 49-14; at TCU Saturday)
Senior quarterback Seth Doege had a career-high 504 yards passing and matched his career high with six touchdown passes.

Junior SaDale Foster had a career-best 54-yard run and the touchdown gave Texas Tech a 35-7 lead at halftime.

Eleven players had at least one play of 15 or more yards, seven had at least one 20-plus yard play.

Texas Tech leads the Big 12 with 127 plays of 10 or more yards. West Virginia is second with 117 while Oklahoma is are third with 110.

The victory ended Texas Tech's five-game losing streak at home in Big 12 games. The streak started after the Red Raiders beat No. 14 Missouri in 2010.

The victory was Texas Tech's first over a top five team since defeating No. 1 Texas (39-33) on Nov. 1, 2008. The point differential was the Red Raiders' biggest against a top five team.

West Virginia (5-1, 2-1; lost to Texas Tech 49-14; vs. Kansas State Saturday)
Geno Smith has thrown 313 straight passes without an interception. He attempted 55 passes against Texas Tech, the third-most in school history.

Senior wide receiver Stedman Bailey had a first-quarter touchdown reception, 14 scores on the season and 30 for his career. He had nine TD receptions in three Big 12 games.

Sophomore running back Dustin Garrison had season highs for carries (nine) and rushing yards (42).

A week after converting all five fourth-down attempts against Texas, the Mountaineers were just one-of-six against Texas Tech.

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