Tuesday, September 26, 2006

Big 12 Football Players of the Week - Sept. 25

Offensive Player of the Week
Marlon Lucky, So, RB, Nebraska (Hollywood, Calif.)
Marlon Lucky ran for 156 yards and three touchdowns in Nebraska's win over Troy. Lucky averaged 15.6 yards on 10 carries for the game, with seven of his rushing attempts coming in the first half. His TD scampers were all career long rushes, scoring from 34, 45, and 51 yards out.

Defensive Player of the Week
Tim Crowder, Sr, DE, Texas (Tyler, Texas)
Tim Crowder registered eight tackles, two sacks, and four quarterback hurries for Texas in its 37-14 victory against Iowa State. Crowder's sacks totaled 12 yards of negative yardage, while five of his tackles were solo. The Longhorns held an ISU offense that came into the game average 155.7 yards rushing to 21 yards on 27 attempts.

Special Teams Player of the Week
Reggie Smith, So, PR, Oklahoma
(Edmond, Okla.)
Reggie Smith returned a punt 61 yards for touchdown in Oklahoma's 59-0 triumph over Middle Tennessee State. Smith totaled 68 yards on three returns for the game.