Irving, Texas - Graham Harrell (Texas Tech), Jordan Lake (Baylor), and Jeremy Maclin (Missouri) have been named Big 12 Conference Players of the Week as selected by a media panel. Lake (defense) and Maclin (special teams) are recognized for the first time, while Harrell (offense) is selected for the second time in his career (October 2, 2006).
Offensive Player of the Week
Graham Harrell, Jr, QB, Texas Tech (Ennis, Texas) Texas Tech's Graham Harrell completed 46 of 67 passes for a career-best 646 yards in a 49-45 loss to Oklahoma State. He threw five touchdown passes in the game, connecting from 9, 2, 12, 2, and 41 yards out. The 646 yards ranks second all-time in the Big 12 and fourth in NCAA history. Harrell also broke his own Big 12 class record for a junior set the previous week.
Defensive Player of the Week
Jordan Lake, So, FS, Baylor (Houston, Texas) Jordan Lake had a hand in four of the five turnovers caused by the Baylor defense in its 34-21 win at Buffalo. Lake intercepted two passes and forced two fumbles in the contest, leading to 13 Baylor points. He also recorded six tackles, including four solo stops and a fumble recovery.
Special Teams Player of the Week
Jeremy Maclin, Fr, KR, Missouri (Kirkwood, Mo.) The nation's all purpose yardage leader, Jeremy Maclin, combined for 163 return yards in Missouri's 38-17 victory over Illinois State. Maclin totaled 81 punt return yards, including a 64-yarder for touchdown, to go with 82 kickoff return yards. He is tied atop the Mizzou single-season punt returns for touchdowns list with two.
Harrell named Big 12 Player of the Week
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