Big 12 Football Recap – Week Two

After each weekend of Big 12 play we’ll look at how things turned out for the Big 12 conference.

This week was jam packed with Big 12 football action. Kansas State made a huge statement against an ACC opponent, Oklahoma and Texas came out strong after struggling in Week 1, and both Oklahoma State and Kansas lost games that many thought they would both win.

Saturday, September 8th

Sept. 8, 2012; Tucson, AZ, USA; The Arizona Wildcats take the field to start the game against the Oklahoma State Cowboys at Arizona Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Matt Kartozian-US PRESSWIRE

Rice (1-1) 25 @ Kansas (1-1) 24 – After the Owls lost big at home to UCLA, they win in last second fashion against the Jayhawks. Dayne Crist threw an interception late in the fourth quarter that set Rice up for a last second Chris Boswell 45-yard field goal (his fourth of the game).

Miami (FL) (1-1) 13 @ Kansas State (2-0) 52 – Collin Klein went 9-of-11 for 210 yards and one touchdowns as the Wildcats made a nice statement against the Hurricanes. He also had 22 carries for 71 yards and three rushing touchdowns.

Iowa State (2-0) 9 @ Iowa (1-1) 6 – Iowa State won a very close game against their in-state rivals on Saturday. This was the first time that the Cyclones won @ Iowa City in ten years.

Florida A&M (1-1) 13 @ Oklahoma (2-0) 69 – Damien Williams ran for 156 yards on ten carries and had four touchdowns as the Sooners made a nice bounce back game against Florida A&M.

Texas Tech (2-0) 58 @ Texas State (1-1) 10 – Seth Doege went 25-of-32 for 319 yards and five touchdowns as the Red Raiders went into San Marcos to beat Texas State.

Grambling State (0-2) 0 @ TCU (1-0) 56 – The Horned Frogs made a very nice opening statement in their first game as a member of the Big 12 Conference. Also, head coach Gary Patterson earned his 110th career victory which makes him TCU’s winningest head coach.

New Mexico (1-1) 0 @ Texas (2-0) 45 – The Longhorns shut out their Week 2 opponent after struggling against Wyoming in Week 1. The Longhorns will go on the road to face Ole Miss next week.

Oklahoma State (1-1) 38 @ Arizona (2-0) 59 – Rich Rodriguez’s message to the team about making the program relevant again payed off against Oklahoma State. The Cowboys unraveled as they committed 15 penalties for 167 yards.

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