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Team-By-Team Notes From Week Seven In Big 12 Football
October 13, 2013
By Wendell Barnhouse | Correspondent

The four Big 12 games played Saturday featured 13 rushing touchdowns averaging 6.3 yards in length and 12 passing touchdowns averaging 31.2 yards.

Through seven weeks, Big 12 teams have 147 rushing touchdowns averaging 10.3 yards in length and 140 passing touchdowns that average 30.2 yards.

Through seven weeks there have been 22 defensive/special team touchdowns - interception returns of 25, 32, 38, 41, 63, 58, 24, 66, 32, 31, 32 and 54 yards. Two fumble returns of 9 and 91 yards. Kickoff returns of 94, 100, 45 and 95 yards. Punt returns of 67 and 85 yards. A muffed punt recovery in the end zone (0 yards) and a blocked field goal return of 65 yards.

Baylor (5-0, 2-0; defeated Kansas State, 35-25; vs. Iowa State)
Quarterback Bryce Petty has thrown for 300-plus yards and at least two touchdowns in all five of his career starts.

Tevin Reese had touchdown receptions of 93 and 54 yards; 20 of his 22 career TD receptions have gone for 40-plus yards and he averages 53.4 yards per TD receptions.

Antwan Goodley had a 72-yard touchdown reception and five of his six TD catches have gone for 60 or more yards - 83, 72, 65, 63, 61 and 27.

Baylor is 5-0 start for the first time since 1991.

Baylor has had at least 400 yards of total offense in 32 straight games, the nation's longest active streak.

Of Baylor's 40 touchdown drives this season, 32 have taken less than two minutes.

Iowa State (1-4, 0-2; lost at Texas Tech, 42-35; at Baylor Saturday)
Jarvis West's 95-yard kickoff return for a touchdown was the Cyclones' first on a non-onside kick return for a touchdown since 1994.

Quarterback Sam B. Richardson had a career-long 38-yard run.

Kirby Van Der Kamp punted a career-high 11 times and had a season-long 59 yard punt.

Iowa State has touchdowns of 95 or more yards in the same season for the second time in school history.

Iowa State was 4-for-4 in the red zone against Texas Tech and is now 17-for-17 on the season.

Iowa State allowed more than 35 points in regulation for the first time in 25 games.

Iowa State's four losses are by a combined 22 points.

Kansas (2-3, 0-2; lost at TCU, 27-17; vs. Oklahoma)
Junior JaCorey Shepherd returned the first interception of his career 32 yards for a touchdown.

Senior running back James Sims had a season-best 30-yards reception and had a season-high 23 carries for 80 yards.

Junior Trevor Pardula attempted a season-high 10 punts and had a season-high four punts of 50 yards or more. He has 12 punts of 50 yards or longer on the season.  

Kansas has stopped every opponent's opening drive, limiting opposing teams to three first downs.

Kansas scored its 17 points off a season-high five turnovers.

Kansas State (2-4, 0-3; lost to Baylor, 35-25; vs. West Virginia Oct. 26)
Quarterback Daniel Sams had a career-high 199 yards on a career-high 30 carries. His rushing total is the second-best in school history for a quarterback.

Defensive end Ryan Mueller had seven tackles, including two sacks, a forced fumble and a fumble recovery.

Receiver Curry Sexton had a career-high 50 yards receiving. Over the last two games, he has nine catches for 93 yards.

Attendance was 52,803, the fourth sellout in as many games this season.

Oklahoma (5-1, 2-1; lost to Texas, 36-20; at Kansas Saturday)
Kicker Michael Hunnicutt had field goals of 34 and 37 yards, extending his career record to 52. He is 52 of 60 in his career.

Defensive end Geneo Grissom's 54-yard interception return for a touchdown is the third longest by an OU defensive lineman.

Oklahoma had three players with 10 or more tackles for the first time since beating Air Force in 2010 - Dominique Alexander (making his first start) with 19, Chuka Ndulue with 15 and Frank Shannon with 16.

Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops is 9-6 against Texas.

Oklahoma had 147 yards in penalties, the most it has ever had against Texas.

Oklahoma State (4-1, 1-1; idle; vs. TCU Saturday)
The Cowboys resume their season by hosting TCU on homecoming.

TCU (3-3, 1-2; defeated Kansas, 27-17; at Oklahoma State Saturday)
Trevone Boykin's 75-yard touchdown pass to David Porter on the first play of the second half was TCU's longest play from scrimmage since a Boykin to Brandon Carter 80-yard scoring toss against Oklahoma last season.

B.J. Catalon rushed for a career-high 91 yards and a touchdown on 12 carries.

Sophomore Jaden Oberkrom was 2-of-2 on field goals, making him 9-of-11 on the season and 31 of 41 in his career.

TCU won its first Big 12 game at Amon G. Carter Stadium and has won 31 of its last 36 home games.

Texas (4-2, 3-0; defeated Oklahoma, 36-20; at TCU Oct. 26)
Daje Johnson's 85-yard punt return for a touchdown (on his first career attempt) was the longest for a Longhorn since 2005 and Texas' first since 2009.

Defensive tackle Chris Whaley's interception return for a touchdown was the first for a UT defensive lineman since 2009.

Johnathan Gray had a career-high 29 rushing attempts for 123 yards, the fourth 100-yard game of his career.

Kicker Anthony Fera made all three of his field goal attempts and has made eight of nine attempts this season. His 50-yarder against Oklahoma is a career-best.

Texas had two non-offensive touchdowns (interception, punt return) in a game for the first time since 2009.

After surrendering an average of 7.0 yards per carry to BYU and Ole Miss, Texas has held its last three opponents (K-State, 3.0; Iowa State, 4.0; Oklahoma, 3.9) to a combined 3.6 yards per carry.

Texas Tech (6-0, 3-0; defeated Iowa State, 42-35; at West Virginia Saturday)
Davis Webb (415 yards passing) became the sixth freshman quarterback at Texas Tech with at least 400 yards passing in his first career start.

Junior tight end Jace Amaro (nine receptions) has five consecutive games with at least eight receptions. The last Texas Tech player to do that was Michael Crabtree in 2007.

Kliff Kingsbury is the first coach in school history to win his first six games.

Texas Tech has two freshman quarterbacks (Baker Mayfield, Davis Webb) with eight or more touchdown passes. There are 26 FBS teams - including three Big 12 teams – with eight touchdown passes.

Senior Eric Ward is the eighth player in school history with 200 career receptions.

Texas Tech is bowl eligible for the 20th time in the last 21 seasons.

West Virginia (3-3, 1-2; idle; vs. Texas Tech Saturday)
The Mountaineers resume play by hosting Texas Tech, the team that gave the Mountaineers' their first loss last season.

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