Big 12 Results
- Hurts, No. 10 Oklahoma rally to beat No. 13 Baylor 34-31
- Assalley’s 36-yard field goal gives Iowa State 23-21 win over No. 19 Texas
- Doege leads West Virginia to 24-20 upset of No. 24 Kansas State
- Hubbard, Stoner lead No. 22 Oklahoma State over Kansas 31-6
- Song’s fourth field goal pushes TCU past Texas Tech 33-31
Big 12 Players of the Week
Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts earned his third Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week award, while Oklahoma State linebacker Kolby Harvell-Peel collected his third Defensive Player of the Week honor this season. Hurts accounted for 411 yards of offense (305 after halftime) to rally Oklahoma from 25 down in a 34-31 road win over previously undefeated Baylor. The senior quarterback was 30-for-42 through the air (both season highs) for 297 yards and a season-high four touchdowns. He also ran 27 times for a game-high 114 yards in the largest comeback victory in OU history. Harvell-Peel, a sophomore, collected a pair of interceptions and recorded three tackles in the Cowboys’ win over Kansas. The safety was responsible for five turnovers in the last two games and has been credited with seven during the season.
Sugar Bowl Projections
Allstate Sugar Bowl, January 1, 2020
ESPN (Kyle Bonagura): Oklahoma vs. Alabama (Alabama replaces Georgia)
ESPN (Mark Schlabach): Oklahoma vs. Alabama (no change)
CBS Sports (Jerry Palm): Georgia vs. Baylor (Georgia replaces Alabama)
Sporting News (Bill Bender): Alabama vs. Oklahoma (Alabama replaces Georgia)
247Sports (Brad Crawford): Alabama vs. Oklahoma (no change)
Saturday Down South (Jim Tomlin): Alabama vs. Oklahoma (Alabama replaces Georgia)
College Football News (Pete Fiutak): Alabama vs. Oklahoma (Alabama replaces Georgia)
The Athletic (Stewart Mandel): Oklahoma vs. Georgia (Georgia replaces Alabama)
Manning Award Stars of the Week
While 30 quarterbacks are on the Manning Award Watch List, every quarterback in the country remains eligible for the honor. Below are our selections for the top eight quarterback performances of the past week. Click below to be directed to Facebook to vote.
Kaleb Barker, Troy (30-of-43, 363 yards, 6 TDs, 0 INT, QBR: 92.4)
Barker, who tallies his fourth straight 300-yard game, sets a program-record with six touchdown passes as the Trojans roll to a 63-27 Sun Belt win over Texas State on the road.
Ian Book, Notre Dame (14-of-20, 284 yards, 5 TDs, 0 INT, QBR: 98.7)
Book tosses five touchdown passes for the third time this season as he leads the Fighting Irish to a 52-20 rout of No. 23 Navy.
Joe Burrow, LSU (32-of-42, 489 yards, 5 TDs, 2 INT, QBR: 95.9)
Burrow registers his career-high for passing yards as well as his fourth five-TD game of the season as he leads the Tigers to a 58-37 SEC road win over Ole Miss.
Anthony Gordon, Washington State (44-of-60, 520 yards, 5 TDs, 1 INT, QBR: 85.2)
Gordon, who sets the school record with his 39th touchdown pass of the season, leads the Cougars to 24 unanswered points as they pull away for a 49-22 Pac-12 win over Stanford.
Jalen Hurts, Oklahoma (30-of-42, 297 yards, 4 TDs, 1 INT, QBR: 81.3)
Hurts also rushes a career-high 27 times for 114 yards as he leads a Sooner comeback which erases a 28-3 deficit en route to a thrilling 34-31 Big 12 road victory over No. 13 Baylor.
Shea Patterson, Michigan (24-of-33, 384 yards, 4 TDs, 0 INT, QBR: 90.4)
Patterson throws for a season-high in passing yards as he leads the Wolverines to a 44-10 Big Ten win over Michigan State, their most lopsided win over their state rival since 2002.
Kedon Slovis, USC (29-of-35, 406 yards, 4 TDs, 0 INT, QBR: 96.2)
Slovis records his third 400-yard game and his third four-TD game of the year as he leads the Trojans to a 41-17 Pac-12 road win over California.
Brady White, Memphis (22-of-33, 341 yards, 5 TDs, 1 INT, QBR: 95.2)
White records a career-high six touchdowns (he also rushes for one) as he helps the Tigers erase a 10-point second-quarter deficit in their fourth straight AAC win, 45-27, over Houston.