The Big 12 Conference on Monday recognized Kansas State Wildcats senior Phillip Brooks as the Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week.
Brooks returned a punt 76 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter of the Wildcats’ 40-12 victory over Missouri on Saturday. It was his fourth career punt return touchdown, good for sole possession of second place in school history, behind only David Allen with 7 from 1997 to 2000. Brooks also led the team in receiving for the game, with 3 receptions for 57 yards, plus 1 carry for 3 yards rushing.
K-State lead FBS football in non-offensive touchdowns since 1999 with 128.
Other players receiving the weekly Big 12 honors included:
- Offense: Texas Tech quarterback Donovan Smith
- Defense: Kansas cornerback Cobee Bryant
- Newcomers: Iowa State linebacker Colby Reeder AND Oklahoma quarterback Dillon Gabriel.