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Top Efforts By West Virginia, TCU and Kansas State Players Earn Big 12 Honors

West Virginia wide-receiver Tavon Austin, Kenny Cain, a linebacker from TCU and punter Ryan Doerr of Kansas State were named Big 12 Players of the Week for their performances in wins by their schools this past weekend.

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Cain caught 13 passes for 179 total yards and three touchdowns in West Virginia’s 31-21 victory at home over Maryland. Cain was named the conference’s Offensive Player of the Week for Week 4.

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Defensive player honors went to TCU’s Cain, who had two interceptions and a fumble recovery that led to 10 of the Horned Frogs’ points in a 27-7 win over visiting Virginia out of the Atlantic Coast Conference.

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Doer was Special Teams Player of the Week after placing all five of his punts inside the 20-yard line in Kansas State’s upset win over previously 5th-ranked Oklahoma.