Texas Tech’s Patrick Mahomes earns national player of the week honor

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Texas Tech star quarterback Patrick Mahomes has picked up a national honor for his record-breaking performance against the Oklahoma Sooners last weekend.

On Tuesday, it was announced that Mahomes has been named The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week.

Mahomes set an FBS record with 819 yards of total offense and scored seven total touchdowns in Texas Tech’s 59-66 loss to No. 16 Oklahoma. Mahomes added 734 passing yards, tying the FBS record for single game passing yards. On the ground, he added a career-high 85 yards and two touchdowns.

The junior signal-caller has 3,313 yards, 26 touchdowns and six interceptions through the air this season.

Honorable mentions for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for Week 8 can be seen below:

BEN HICKS, QB, SMU – FR

Waco, TX (Midway HS)

16/31 – 228 yards, 3 TD/1 rushing TD

W, 38-16 @ #11 Houston

 SKYLER HOWARD, QB, WEST VIRGINIA – SR

Fort Worth, TX (Brewer HS)

16/23 – 231 yards, 4 TD

W, 34-10 vs. TCU

BAKER MAYFIELD, QB, OKLAHOMA – SR

Austin, TX (Lake Travis HS)

27/36 – 545 yards, 7 TD/19 yards rushing

W, 66-59 @ Texas Tech

TYLER STEHLING, QB, RICE – SR

Spring, TX (Klein HS)

22/31 – 407 yards, 5 TD

W, 65-44 vs. Prairie View A&M

CARRINGTON THOMPSON, WR, WESTERN MICHIGAN – SR

Houston, TX (Lamar HS)

8 catches – 177 yards, 2 TD

W, 45-31 vs. Eastern Michigan

DAVIS WEBB, QB, CALIFORNIA, SR

Prosper, TX (Prosper HS)

42/61 – 325 yards, 5TD/8 yard rushing TD

W, 52-49 vs. Oregon (2 OT)

DEDE WESTBROOK, WR, OKLAHOMA, SR

Cameron, TX (Cameron Yoe HS)

9 catches – 202 yards, 2 TD

W, 66-59 @ Texas Tech

JEFFREY WILSON, RB, NORTH TEXAS, JR

Elkhart, TX (Elkhart HS)

15 carries – 160 yards, 3 TD

W, 35-18 @ Army

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