Blake Bell named Big 12 Player of the Week

Oklahoma quarterback Blake Bell (10) passes over teammate Roy Finch (22) in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Tulsa in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
Oklahoma quarterback Blake Bell (10) passes over teammate Roy Finch (22) in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Tulsa in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

 

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma quarterback Blake Bell has been named the Big 12 Conference offensive player of the week.

The junior established career highs by completing 27 of 37 passes for 413 yards and four touchdowns in Oklahoma’s 51-20 win over Tulsa on Saturday.

Bell also ran 10 times for 24 yards. Bell’s 413 passing yards were the most by an OU quarterback in his first career start, passing Sam Bradford’s record of 363 yards vs. North Texas in 2007.

It marks the second straight week that an Oklahoma player has earned Big 12 Player of the Week honors. Safety Gabe Lynn received Big 12 defensive accolades after the Sooners’ 16-7 victory over West Virginia on Sept. 7.

 

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