By Wendell Barnhouse | email@example.comBig12Sports.com Correspondent
In the five Big 12 games played in Week Six, there was a total of 38 touchdowns from scrimmage – 23 rushing TDs averaging 15 yards and 15 passing TDs averaging 34.3 yards.
Through six weeks, Big 12 teams have 134 rushing touchdowns averaging 10.7 yards and 128 passing touchdowns that average 29.6 yards.
Through six weeks there have been 17 defensive/special team touchdowns - interception returns of 25, 32, 38, 41, 63, 58, 24, 66 and 32 yards. Two fumble returns of 9 and 91 yards. Kickoff returns of 94, 100 and 45 yards. One punt return of 67 yards. A muffed punt recovery in the end zone (0 yards) and a blocked field goal return of 65 yards.
Baylor and West Virginia have combined to score 248 points in their games against each other the last two seasons. That's an average of two points every minute.Baylor (4-0, 1-0; defeated West Virginia, 73-42; at Kansas State Saturday)
Bryce Petty has 10 touchdown passes that average 52.1 yards.
Lache Seastrunk (15 carries, 172 yards, 2 TDs) has gained at least 100 yards rushing in eight consecutive games, the nation's longest active streak.
Tevin Reese had a 47-yard touchdown reception and 18 of his 20 career TD receptions have gone for 40-plus yards. He averages 51.4 yards per career TD reception).
Antwan Goodley had a 61-yard touchdown catch in the first quarter, his fifth TD catch of the season. Four of his five TD catches this year have gone for 60 or more yards - 83, 65, 63, 61 and 27.
Shock Linwood rushed for a career-high 126 yards.
Baylor is the first team to score at least 70 points in 3 straight games since LSU in 1930
The attendance of 45,467 was the largest at Floyd Casey Stadium against an out-of-state opponent since Nov. 8, 1980 (46,000 vs. Arkansas).
Baylor is 4-0 for the first time since 1991.
Baylor is the nation's only team whose offense has not had a 3-and-out all season. Iowa State (1-3, 0-1; lost to Texas, 31-30; at Texas Tech Saturday)
The 97-yard pass from Sam B. Richardson to Quenton Bundrage is the longest pass in school history.
Quarterback Sam B. Richardson threw for a career-high 262 yards and had a career-high 345 yards in total offense.
Iowa State had season highs in rushing (201), passing (262) and total yards (463).
Iowa State has 400-plus yards of total offense in three of its first four games for the first time since 2002.Kansas (2-2, 0-1; lost to Texas Tech 54-16; at TCU Saturday)
Junior linebacker Ben Henney, equaled his season average with 11 tackles in the first half; he finished a game-high 12 tackles.
Junior Tony Pierson recorded his first 100-yard receiving game. He had a career-best 118 yards, averaging 19.7 per catch.
Kansas has stopped every 2013 opponent on the opening drive, limiting opposing teams to three first downs on opening drives through four games.
Kansas' 53 rushing yards was the fewest in a game since the Jayhawks rushed for minus two yards at Texas on Oct. 29, 2011.
Kansas' first two scoring drives (field goal and touchdown) gained 104 yards on 14 plays. During Texas Tech's 54-0 scoring run to go up 54-10, KU's offense gained 92 yards on 56 plays.Kansas State (2-3, 0-2; lost at Oklahoma State, 33-29; vs. Baylor Saturday)
Quarterback Daniel Sams had a career-high 118 yards rushing.
Tight end Kyle Klein, making his first career start, had three catches for 34 yards.
Senior safety Ty Zimmerman had a career-high 14 tackles.
Kansas State committed 12 penalties, the most by a Bill Snyder-coached team since 2005.
Since 1999, Kansas State leads the nation in non-offensive touchdowns with 91.
Kansas State has not won in Stillwater since a 44-21 victory in 1999.Oklahoma (5-0, 2-0; defeated TCU, 20-17; vs. Texas Saturday)
Brennan Clay's 76-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter that gave Oklahoma a 20-10 lead was the longest rush of his career.
Kicker Michael Hunnicutt kicked two field goals, giving him a school-record 50 in his career. The junior is 50-58 (.862) for his career.
Oklahoma's defense posted 10 consecutive three-and-outs from the end of the Notre Dame game to early in the second half against TCU.
Oklahoma had season highs in sacks (four) and tackles for loss (seven).Oklahoma State (4-1, 1-1; defeated Kansas State, 33-29; vs. TCU Oct. 19)
Linebacker Shaun Lewis had a fumble recovery in the third career. In his career he has seven interceptions, six fumble recoveries, six fumbles forced and two touchdowns.
Oklahoma State has won six consecutive home games and are 14-1 in its last 15 games in Boone Pickens Stadium.
Oklahoma State's first touchdown drive consumed 41 seconds. The Cowboys have now scored on a drive of less than two minutes in 27 consecutive games and in 43 of the past 44 games.
Kansas State's blocked field goal return for a touchdown was the first time an opponent has returned a field goal block for a score since Texas Tech on Nov. 11, 2000.
Oklahoma State committed just one penalty, matching the fewest in school history.TCU (2-3, 0-2; lost at Oklahoma, 20-17; vs. Kansas Saturday)
Freshman wide receiver Ty Slanina had a career high in receiving for the second straight game with his team-best six receptions for 38 yards. He entered the game with five catches on the year.
Sophomore Jaden Oberkrom's 25-yard third-quarter field goal made him 7-of-9 on the season and 29-of-39 in his career. He also made both his extra-point attempts and is now 59-of-59 in his career.
Trevone Boykin had his first two rushing touchdowns of the season. It was the first game in his career with multiple rushing touchdowns.
TCU is No. 22 in the Sagarin Ratings and according to Sagarin has faced the nation's toughest schedule.Texas (3-2, 2-0; defeated Iowa State, 31-30; vs. Oklahoma Saturday)
Quarterback Case McCoy matched his career best with 26 completions on a career-high 45 attempts. He has not thrown an interception on his last 106 attempts.
Texas has scored seven touchdowns on plays of 45 yards or longer. Johnathan Gray (45-yard touchdown run) became the seventh different player with a TD of 45-plus yards.
Defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat had seven tackles, including a sack. He has 15 sacks over his last 18 games. He also made the first interception of his career.
During the Mack Brown era, Texas has now registered 30 second-half comebacks, including 19 in the fourth quarter.
Texas has won 19 of its last 21 games decided by three points or less.Texas Tech (5-0, 2-0; defeated Kansas, 54-16; vs. Iowa State Saturday)
Kliff Kingsbury is the second Texas Tech coach and first since 1941 to win the first five games of his career.
Freshman Baker Mayfield threw eight TD passes in his first 95 passing attempts. He has zero TD passes in his last 106 attempts.
Junior kicker Ryan Bustin kicked four field goals (23, 25, 28, 31) for the second consecutive game, matching a career-high and a school record. Bustin is now 13-for-15 this season and 30-for-39 in two seasons.
Texas Tech failed to score on its opening possession for the first time this season.
Texas Tech forced four turnovers, the fourth straight game with multiple turnovers. The last time Tech forced multiple turnovers in four consecutive games was in 2006 (5 straight games).
Texas Tech scored 54 unanswered points for the first time since 2007 when they scored 61 unanswered points against Northwestern State in Lubbock.
Texas Tech is outscoring foes 57-6 in the second quarter.West Virginia (2-3, 1-2; lost at Baylor, 73-42; vs. Texas Tech Oct. 19)
Kevin White had 130 yards receiving, the first West Virginia player to go over 100 yards this season. His 39-yard touchdown catch was the longest of his career.
Karl Joseph's fumble recovery for a touchdown on a WVU punt was WVU's first special teams touchdown of the season.
Nick O'Toole had three punts of 50-plus yards (59, 58 and 51 yards.) He has 15 punts of 50 yards or more this season.
Baylor's 864 total yards, eight rushing touchdowns and 10 overall touchdowns were the most by a WVU opponent in the modern era (since World War I).