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Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield Named National Player Of The Week

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Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield is your Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for Week 2 following his impressive performance that led the Sooners over the Ohio State Buckeyes.

The victory over Ohio State catapulted the Sooners from No. 5 to No.2 in the latest AP Top 25 Poll.

Mayfield completed 27 of 35 pass attempts for 386 yards and three touchdowns. It was a career high for Mayfield against a ranked opponent.

Oklahoma and Mayfield will return to action on Saturday, Sept. 16 against the Tulane Green Wave at OU Memorial Stadium in Norman. Kickoff is set for 6:00 p.m. ET.

Week 2 Honorable Mentions

BEN HICKS, QB, SMU 

  • Junior
  • Waco, TX (Midway HS)
  • 20/39 – 312 yards, 4 TD, INT
  • W 54-32 @ North Texas

JALEN HURTS, QB, ALABAMA 

  • Sophomore
  • Channelview, TX (Channelview HS)
  • 14/18 – 128 yards, TD | 10 carries – 154 yards, 2 TD
  • W 41-10 vs. Fresno State

KENT MYERS, QB, UTAH STATE 

  • Senior
  • Rowlett, TX (Sachse HS)
  • 24/26 – 323 yards, 2 TD, INT | 8 carries – 85 yards, 2 TD
  • W 51-13 vs. Idaho State

COURTLAND SUTTON, WR, SMU 

  • Junior
  • Brenham, TX (Brenham HS)
  • 8 catches – 163 yards, 4 TD
  • W 54-32 vs. North Texas

LEXINGTON THOMAS, RB, UNLV 

  • Junior
  • Houston, TX (Davis HS)
  • 17 carries – 190 yards, 3 TD
  • W 44-16 vs. Idaho

CHRIS WARREN III, RB, TEXAS 

  • Junior
  • Rockwall, TX (Rockwall HS)
  • 16 carries – 166 yards, 2 TD | 23 yards receiving
  • W 56-0 vs. San Jose State

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CAMPUSSPORTS Writer
Josh studied journalism at Seton Hill University. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Campus Sports. Josh is currently a member of the FWAA and USBWA. His work has been featured on Sports Illustrated, ESPN.com, FOXSports.com, CBSSports.com and many others.
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