Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) celebrates a touchdown pass to wide receiver Dede Westbrook (11) with teammate Dimitri Flowers (36) and Texas defensive end Breckyn Hager (44) looking on during the second half of an NCAA college football game in Dallas Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016. Oklahoma won 45-40. (AP Photo/LM Otero)


OU’s Dede Westbrook earns Big 12 weekly honors for Texas game

Posted October 10th, 2016


Oklahoma receiver Dede Westbrook, who enjoyed a record-setting performance against Texas, was named Monday as Big 12 offensive player of the week.

Westbrook caught 10 passes for a school-record 232 yards in his team’s 45-40 victory over the Longhorns. And he amassed those yards in the first three quarters of action.

TCU defensive end Josh Carraway earned defensive player of the week honors with his performance against Kansas.


Kansas State’s Byron Pringle was named special teams player of the week while Wildcat D.J. Reed was the best newcomer.

Check out the full Big 12 awards here. 

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