Baylor wide receiver K.D. Cannon caught long-distance touchdown passes from two different quarterbacks to help the No. 10 Bears win 45-35 at No. 6 Oklahoma State and snap a 76-year run of futility for Baylor in Stillwater.

For his efforts, Cannon was named the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award National Player of the Week for Week 12 of the college football season.

Cannon, who graduated from Mount Pleasant High School, hauled in 10 passes for 210 yards and touchdowns of 59 and 71 yards. Cannon's 210 yards receiving were the fifth-most in a game in program history, the third highest in a Big 12 game this year and the 10th most by an FBS player in 2015.

"We were really fired up because coming to Stillwater, we hadn't won here at all," Cannon said following the game. "It was an important game for coach Briles and the team."

Cannon's first score came early in the first quarter on a 59-yard hookup with true freshman quarterback Jarrett Stidham. That gave Baylor a 14-0 lead at the time.

His second TD occurred midway through the third quarter on a pass from Chris Johnson, who'd been forced to replace Stidham because of injury. Cannon's 71-yard play gave Baylor a 38-14 lead and the Bears held off Oklahoma City after that.

Cannon's performance marked the seventh time this season that a Baylor player had produced 200 or more receiving yards. He joins teammate Corey Coleman as the only players in program history to record multiple games with 200-plus receiving yards.

This also marks the fourth time this season that a Baylor player has won this award. Cannon joins Coleman (Week 2), Seth Russell (Week 5, 7) as Baylor Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award POY winners. The Big 12 conference also continues to dominate the award with 11 of the 12 weekly winners coming from Big 12 participants.

Each week during the regular season, an Earl Campbell Tyler Rose National Player of the Week is selected by a committee leading up to the finalists announcement in December.

The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, announced in 2012 by the Tyler Chamber and SPORTyler, recognizes the top offensive player in Division I football who also exhibits the enduring characteristics that define Earl Campbell: integrity, performance, teamwork, sportsmanship, drive, tenacity and community; specifically tenacity to persist and determination to overcome adversity and injury in pursuit of reaching goals.

In addition, the nominee must meet one or more of the following criteria: born in Texas and/or graduated from a Texas high school and/or played at a Texas-based junior college or four-year DI Texas college.

For more information and to vote on the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award, go to www.earlcampbellaward.com.

 

Previous weekly award winners:

Week 1 - Patrick Mahomes II, Texas Tech quarterback

Week 2 - Corey Coleman, Baylor wide receiver

Week 3 - Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma quarterback

Week 4 - Josh Doctson, TCU wide receiver

Week 5 - Seth Russell, Baylor quarterback

Week 6 - Trevone Boykin, TCU quarterback

Week 7 - Seth Russell, Baylor quarterback

Week 8 - Samaje Perine, Oklahoma running back

Week 9 - Kyler Murray, Texas A&M quarterback

Week 10 - James Washington, Oklahoma State receiver

Week 11 - Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma quarterback

 

Week 12 Honorable Mentions

Bralon Addison, Jr., WR, Oregon

Missouri (Fort Bend Hightower HS)

Receiving: five catches for 105 yards and a touchdown

W, 48-28 vs. USC

 

Andrew Allen, Soph., QB, New Mexico State

Texas City (Texas City HS)

Passing: 13 of 31 for 243 yards and four touchdowns

W, 37-34 at Louisiana-Lafayette

 

Isaiah Jones, Jr., WR, East Carolina

Austin (Stephen F. Austin HS)

Receiving: 14 catches for 181 yards and two touchdowns

W, 44-7 at UCF

 

Xavier Jones, Fr., RB, SMU

Spring (Spring HS)

Rushing: 17 carries for 117 yards and three touchdowns. Receiving: 3 catches for 44 yards

W, 49-21 vs. Tulane

 

Devante Mays Jr., RB, Utah State

Livingston (Livingston HS)

Rushing: 22 carries for 133 yards and two touchdowns

W, 31-27 vs. Nevada

 

Fred Ross, Jr., WR, Mississippi State

Tyler (John Tyler HS)

Receiving: 10 catches for 154 yards and two touchdowns

W, 51-50 at Arkansas

 

Jarveon Williams, Jr., RB, UTSA

Converse (Judson HS)

Rushing: 22 carries for 163 yards and two touchdowns

W, 34-24 vs. Rice

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