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 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 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
10/24 Brad Smith, Sr, QB, MU LaMarcus Hicks, Sr, CB, ISU Garrett Hartley, So, PK, OU
Vince Young, Jr, QB, UT
11/7 Stevie Hicks, Jr, RB, ISU Charlton Keith, Sr, DE, KU Mason Crosby, Jr, PK, CU