Stevie Hicks Earns Honor

Stevie Hicks Is Big 12 Offensive Player Of The Week

DALLAS—Stevie Hicks (Iowa State), Charlton Keith (Kansas) and Mason Crosby (Colorado) have been named SBC Big 12 Conference Football Players of the Week as selected by a media panel.  Crosby earns his seventh career Special Teams honor, fourth of 2005, and second in as many weeks.  Hicks (Offense) and Keith (Defensive) are recognized for the first time.

 

Offensive Players of the Week

            Stevie Hicks, Jr, RB, Iowa State (Omaha, Neb.)

Stevie Hicks ran for a season-high 149 yards and a 37-yard touchdown in Iowa State's 45-17 win over Kansas State.  Hicks rushed for 130 yards in the second half as ISU built upon a 17-10 halftime lead.  It marked the third time this season and third of his career to eclipse 100-yard rushing mark.

 

Defensive Player of the Week

            Charlton Keith, Sr, DE, Kansas (Akron, Ohio)

Charlton Keith had eight tackles (four solo), three tackles for loss and a sack as Kansas snapped a 36-game losing streak against Nebraska with a 40-15 triumph.  Along with three TFL's for minus-16 yards and a pass deflection, Keith led a defensive effort that held the Cornhuskers to 21 yards rushing and 158 yards of offense.  

 

Special Teams Player of the Week

            Mason Crosby, Jr, PK, Colorado (Georgetown, Texas)

Mason Crosby moved into third place on the Colorado career scoring list in CU's 41-12 victory over Missouri.  Crosby connected on field goals of 56 and 43 yards.  His 56-yarder was the fifth-longest in school history and his 10th career make from beyond 50 yards.

 

2005 SBC Big 12 Football Players of the Week

Date        Offense                                              Defense                                             Special Teams

9/5           Brad Smith, Sr, QB, MU                  Bo Ruud, So, LB, NU                       Mason Crosby, Jr, PK, CU

9/12         Vince Young, Jr, QB, UT                 LaMarcus Hicks, Sr, CB, ISU         Troy Blankenship, Sr, P, ISU

9/19         Reggie McNeal, Sr, QB, A&M       Brandon Perkins, Sr, LB, KU          Sam Koch, Sr, P, NU

9/26         Parrish Fisher, Fr, RB, KSU            Steve Paris, Sr, FS, ISU                   Mason Crosby, Jr, PK, CU

10/3         Zac Taylor, Jr, QB, NU                    Aaron Harris, Sr, LB, UT                 Aaron Ross, Jr, PR, UT

10/10       Chris Filani, Jr, WR, TT                   Brian Smith, Jr, DE, MU                  Ryan Havens, Jr, PK, BU

10/17       Cody Hodges, Sr, QB, TT               Rufus Alexander, Jr, FB, OU          Adam Crossett, So, P-PK, MU

10/24       Brad Smith, Sr, QB, MU                  LaMarcus Hicks, Sr, CB, ISU         Garrett Hartley, So, PK, OU

10/31       Todd Blythe, So, WR, ISU             Dwayne Slay, Sr, DB, TT                Mason Crosby, Jr, PK, CU

                Vince Young, Jr, QB, UT

11/7         Stevie Hicks, Jr, RB, ISU                 Charlton Keith, Sr, DE, KU             Mason Crosby, Jr, PK, CU


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