TYLER, Texas – Oklahoma quarterback, Baker Mayfield has been named The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for the fifth week of the college football season.
The junior quarterback threw for two touchdowns and rushed for two touchdowns in a 52-46 win at 21st-ranked TCU. Mayfield was 23/30 passing with 274 yards and had 55 yards rushing.
“I thought he was exceptional today”, said Head Coach Bob Stoops. “He threw some great balls deep for touchdowns and got some great third downs.”
Baker Mayfield is a graduate of Lake Travis High School, Austin, Texas.
Week 5 Honorable Mentions:
J.T. BARRETT, QB, OHIO STATE – JR.
Wichita Falls, Texas (Rider HS)
21/29 – 238 yards, 4 TD, INT/46 rushing yards
W, 58-0 vs Rutgers
JONATHAN GILES, WR, TEXAS TECH – SOPH.
Missouri City, Texas (Fort Bend Elkins HS)
12 catches – 219 yards, 2 TD
W, 55-19 vs Kansas
TYLER JONES, QB, TEXAS STATE – SR.
Stephenville, Texas (Stephenville HS)
31/40 – 475 yards, 5 TD
W, 48-17 vs Incarnate Word
SHOCK LINWOOD, RB, BAYLOR – SR.
Linden, Texas (Linden-Kildare HS)
25 carries – 237 yards, TD
W, 45-42 @ Iowa State
STEVEN MONTEZ, QB, COLORADO, FR.
El Paso, Texas (Del Valle HS)
19/27 – 293 yards, 3 TD/28 rushing yards
W, 47-6 vs Oregon State
GREG WARD, JR., QB, HOUSTON – SR
32/38 – 389 yards, 3 TD/12 carries- 65 yards, 2 TD
W, 42-14 vs UCONN
DAVIS WEBB, QB, CALIFORNIA – SR.
Prosper, Texas (Prosper HS)
22/35 – 306 yards, 4 TD, INT
W, 28-23 vs Utah
DEDE WESTBROOK, WR, OKLAHOMA, – SR.
Cameron, Texas (Cameron Yoe HS)
7 catches – 158 yards, 2 TD
W, 52-46. @ #21 TCU
TERENCE WILLIAMS, RB, BAYLOR – SOPH.
Ennis, Texas (Ennis HS)
16 carries -126 yards, 2 TD
W, 45-42 @ Iowa State
THE EARL CAMPBELL TYLER ROSE AWARD
The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, announced in 2012 by the Tyler Chamber and SPORTyler, recognizes the top offensive player in Division 1 football who also exhibits the enduring characteristics that define Earl Campbell: integrity, performance, teamwork, sportsmanship, drive, community, and tenacity; specifically tenacity to persist and determination to overcome adversity and injury in pursuit of reaching goals.
In addition, the nominee must meet one or more of the following criteria: born in Texas and/or graduated from a Texas High School and/or played at a Texas-based junior college or four year D1 Texas college.