Big 12 update


Big 12 Update

Missouri (3-0) AP: 5th
Last week: Defeated Nevada 69-17
This week: vs. Buffalo (Saturday)
Key player: QB Chase Daniel finished 23-of-28 for 405 yards and four touchdowns against Nevada. He is an early contender for the Heisman Trophy after a stellar junior season.

Nebraska (3-0) AP: RV
Last week: Defeated New Mexico State 38-7.
This week: bye
Key player: QB Joe Ganz ran for a touchdown, threw for a touchdown and even caught a pass for one against New Mexico State, becoming the third player in program history to score a TD in three different ways. 

K-State (2-0) AP: NR
Last week: Defeated Montana State 69-10 (Sep. 6th)
This week: at Louisville (tonight)
Key player: QB Josh Freeman was 16-of-22 for 288 yards and two touchdowns against the Bobcats.

Colorado (2-0) AP: NR
Last week: bye
This week: vs. West Virginia (Thursday)
Key player: CB Cha’pelle Brown intercepted a pass with 1:44 left in the fourth quarter to help lead the Buffaloes to a close 31-24 win against Eastern Washington on Sept. 6.

Iowa State (2-1) AP: NR
Last week: Lost to Iowa 17-5
This week: vs. UNLV (Saturday)
Key player: QB Austen Arnaud has a 140.98 quarterback rating and has 488 total yards.

Kansas (2-1) AP: 19th
Last week: Lost at South Florida 37-34 (Friday, Sep 12)
This week: vs. Sam Houston State (Saturday)
Key player: QB Todd Reesing was 34-of-51 for 373 yards last week in a tough loss to South Florida. His fourth-quarter interception led to the Bulls’ game-winning field goal.

Texas Tech (3-0) AP: 11th
Last week: Defeated Southern Methodist 43-7
This week: vs. Massachusetts (Saturday)
Key player: WR Michael Crabtree has 24 catches for 395 yards and five touchdowns.

Oklahoma (3-0) AP: 2nd
Last week: Defeated Washington 55-14
This week: vs. New Orleans (Saturday)
Key player: QB Sam Bradford was 18-of-21 for 304 yards in the Sooners’ victory over Washington.

Oklahoma St. (3-0) AP: RV
Last week: Defeated Missouri State 57-13
This week: bye
Key player: RB Keith Toston had 11 carries for 148 yards in the Cowboys’ win against Missouri State.

Texas (2-0) AP: 7th
Last week: Defeated UTEP 42-13
This week: vs. Rice (Saturday)
Key player: QB Colt McCoy was 20-of-29 for 282 yards and four touchdowns in the Longhorns’ win at UTEP.

Baylor (2-1) AP: NR
Last week: Defeated Washington State 45-17
This week: at Connecticut (Friday)
Key player: QB Robert Griffin had 294 passing yards and three touchdowns in the Bears’ victory against Washington State. Griffin, a true freshman, also ran for a school-record 225 yards on 11 carries.

Texas A&M (1-1) AP: NR
Last week: bye
This week: vs. Miami (Saturday)
Key player: RB Mike Goodson is the team rushing leader with 133 yards. He also has eight receptions.