Big 12 Power Poll – Week 5

Big 12 North
1. Kansas (1) – Bye week
2. Nebraska (2) – Bye week
3. Missouri (3) – Bye week
4. Kansas State (6) – Beat Iowa State in Farmageddon. Woo?
5. Iowa State (4) – Lost to Kansas State… Arnaud looked good on the final drive but a blocked PAT ended the game for the Cyclones.
6. Colorado (5) – Lost to West Virginia on ESPN Thursday night…

Big 12 South
1. Texas (1) – Bye week
2. Oklahoma State (3) – Bye week.
3. Oklahoma (2) – Lost on the road to Miami. Not a bad loss, but it was a game they should have won. Looks like they’ll be 3-3 heading into Lawrence to play the Jayhawks. There’s always next year, right?
4. Texas Tech (5) – Bounced back after a heartbreaking loss to Houston and put up 48 points.
5. Baylor (6) – Got the win over Kent State.
6. Texas A&M (4) – Looked awful against Arkansas on a big stage.


Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week Harrison Jeffers, Texas Tech – Jeffers had four touchdowns (three rushing, one receiving) and had 119 all-purpose yards (29 rushing, 90 receiving).
Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week Jeremy Beal, Oklahoma – Five tackles, including three sacks and broke up two passes.
Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week Lionel Smith, Texas A&M – Smith had 165 total return yards on kickoff and punt returns.
Big 12 Honorable mentionEmmanuel Lamur, Kansas State – Blocked a potential game-tying PAT from Iowa State to end the game.