Tech's Baker Mayfield Named Big 12 Player of the Week
The Red Raiders got a 43-21 victory of SMU and they were led by freshman walk on quarterback Baker Mayfield. Mayfield was named Big 12 Player of the Week after throwing for 413 yards and 4 touchdowns along with a rushing touchdown. He is the first true freshman at tech to win the award since head coach Kliff Kingsbury was behind center in 1999. It is be lived Mayfield is the first walk on freshman to start at QB in the opener for a BCS team.