Smith, Strait and Crosby named Big 12 players of week
DALLAS -- Brad Smith of Missouri, Oklahoma's Derrick Strait and Colorado's Mason Crosby were named Big 12 players of the week Monday.
Smith scored four touchdowns, including three in the fourth quarter, to lead Missouri to a 41-24 comeback win over then No. 10 Nebraska. The quarterback's fourth quarter scores, that led Missouri back from a 24-14 deficit, were on runs of 39, one and nine yards.
He also got his first career TD reception on a 47-yard pass from Darius Outlaw. Smith was 13-of-27 for 180 yards passing and he rushed for 123 yards.
Strait picked up his second player of the week honor, posting 11 tackles, breaking up three passes, recovering two fumbles and grabbing an interception as Oklahoma beat Texas 65-13. Strait returned the interception 30 yards to set up the Sooner's first touchdown Saturday.
Crosby made three field goals, including a 23-yard attempt that sent the game into overtime, in Colorado's 50-47 win over Kansas. He also made three extra point kicks and handled kickoff duties for the first time in his college career.
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