BIG 12 OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Grant Gregory, Kansas State, QB, Sr, Athens, Ohio
Sixth-year senior quarterback Grant Gregory threw for two touchdowns and ran for another in his first collegiate start, leading Kansas State to a 24-23 win over Iowa State. He completed 16-of-23 passes for 206 yards. His first career touchdown passes came in the fourth quarter on 16 and 54-yard strikes. Gregory’s score on the ground was the result of a two-yard rush during the game’s opening possession.
BIG 12 DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Jeremy Beal, Oklahoma, DE, Jr, Carrollton, Texas
Jeremy Beal logged three sacks in Oklahoma’s 21-20 loss at No. 22/21 Miami. He finished with five total tackles and also knocked down two passes. It was the second-straight game in which Beal had three sacks. He ranks No. 3 nationally in sacks and No. 8 in tackles for loss. Four of his eight TFL have come against nationally-ranked opponents.
BIG 12 SPECIAL TEAMS PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Emmanuel Lamur, Kansas State, DB, So, West Palm Beach, Fla.
Emmanuel Lamur blocked Iowa State’s attempt at the tying extra point with 32 seconds remaining to preserve Kansas State’s 24-23 win over the Cyclones. It was Lamur’s second blocked kick of the season. The sophomore defensive back also collected seven tackles in the game.
2009 BIG 12 FOOTBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
S8 Blaine Gabbert, MU, QB, So
S14 Taylor Potts, TTU, QB, Jr
S21 Landry Jones, OU, QB, Fr
S28 Alexander Robinson, ISU, RB, Jr
Danario Alexander, MU, WR, Sr
O5 Grant Gregory, KSU, QB, Sr
S8 Joe Pawelek, BU, LB, Sr
S14 Max Onyegbule, KU, DE, Sr
Lamarr Houston, UT, DT, Sr
S21 Roddrick Muckelroy, UT, LB, Sr
S28 Earl Thomas, UT, S, So
O5 Jeremy Beal, OU, DE, Jr
S8 Perrish Cox, OSU, DB/PR/KR, Sr
S14 Dez Bryant, OSU, WR/PR/KR, Jr
S21 Alex Henery, NU, PK/P, Jr
S28 Brandon Banks, KSU, WR/KR, Sr
O5 Emmanuel Lamur, KSU, DB, So