OSU's Weeden Receives Numerous Weekly Awards

Monday, September 26th 2011, 11:25 am
By: News 9


IRVING, Texas – Oklahoma State quarterback Brandon Weeden received his third player of the week award Monday being named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week.

Weeden set a school single-game record for completions, attempts and passing yards after going 47-of-60 for 438 yards in the Cowboys 30-29 win at Texas A&M Saturday.

The conference honor comes one day after the senior quarterback was named the Walter Camp National Player of the Week.

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In addition the Edmond, Oklahoma, native has been named the Rivals.com national player of the week, the Manning Award Star of the Week and has also been nominated for the Capital One Cup Impact Performance of the Week for the second time this season.

The Big 12 honor is Weeden's third of his career and the first this season.

The conference's defensive player of the week honor went to Kansas State's Tre Walker and Ben McRoy from Texas Tech was named the Big 12 Special teams Player of the Week.

Weeden helped lead OSU back from a 17 point halftime deficit. In the second half, Weeden went 30-of-43 for 285 yards and two touchdowns.

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He leads the nation in total passing yards per game with 398 and 1592 overall as well as a 74.3 completion percentage this year. He is second nationally in total offense with 380.75 yards per game.

The win over the Aggies helped the Cowboys jump up to No. 5 in this week's AP Poll.

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Oklahoma State has a bye week this week but returns to action Oct. 8 hosing the Kansas Jayhawks.