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October 2, 2007

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Big 12 Week 5 Recap
The Bears' offense was shut down in the first half, and Baylor fell 34-10 at Texas A&M. Baylor had 68 total yards and two first downs in the first half, which ended with A&M leading 10-3. QB Blake Szymanski completed just five of his first 20 passes and finished 12 of 35. The Bears haven't won at A&M since 1984.
Next: Saturday, vs. Colorado.
Junior K Kevin Eberhart kicked a career-long 45-yard field goal on the final play as the Buffs shocked visiting Oklahoma 27-24. Colorado trailed 24-7 before rallying. It was the Buffs' first victory over a top-five team since Dec. 1, 2001, when they beat Texas in the Big 12 championship game. Colorado held OU to 56 total yards in the second half.
Next: Saturday, at Baylor.
Iowa State
The Cyclones ran a school-record 102 plays but still fell 35-17 at Nebraska. Iowa State finished with 415 yards of offense, with TB Jason Scales contributing 115 yards and two touchdowns. The Cyclones committed four turnovers.
Next: Saturday, at Texas Tech.
The Jayhawks were off last week.
Next: Saturday, at Kansas State.
Kansas State
The Wildcats had two kick-return TDs and also returned an interception for a score in a 41-21 thrashing of Texas. It was the Longhorns' worst home loss in 10 years under Mack Brown. LB Ian Campbell scored on a 41-yard interception return, RB James Johnson scored on an 85-yard kickoff return and WR Jordy Nelson scored on a 89-yard punt return. K-State picked off four passes.
Next: Saturday, vs. Kansas.
The Tigers were off last week.
Next: Saturday, vs. Nebraska.
The Huskers fell behind 10-0 in the first quarter before blowing past Iowa State 35-17. Nebraska scored two touchdowns in the final five minutes of the first half, then added to their 14-10 halftime advantage with two more touchdowns in the third quarter. LB Bo Ruud's 93-yard interception return late in the third period gave the Huskers a 28-10 lead and removed any mystery about the outcome. TB Marlon Lucky ran for 107 yards and a score for the Huskers.
Next: Saturday, at Missouri.
The Sooners blew a 24-7 second-half lead and fell 27-24 at Colorado on a last-play field goal. Oklahoma came in averaging 61.6 points per game, but was held to 56 yards of offense in the second half. Sam Bradford threw two interceptions. OU had the ball for 17 minutes less than the Buffs, who controlled the ball on the ground.
Next: Saturday, vs. Texas (in Dallas).
Oklahoma State
The Cowboys rolled up 584 yards of offense in trouncing I-AA Sam Houston State 39-3. Sophomore QB Zac Robinson threw for a career-high 279 yards and two touchdowns. TB Dantrell Savage ran for 115 yards and also caught a TD pass. Sam Houston State QB Rhett Bomar, a transfer from Oklahoma, threw for 270 yards.
Next: Saturday, at Texas A&M.
QB Colt McCoy tossed four interceptions and the Longhorns allowed two special-teams touchdowns in a 41-21 loss to visiting Kansas State. K-State also had an interception return for a touchdown. Texas cut the Wildcats' lead to 24-21 midway through the third quarter, but it was all K-State after that.
Next: Saturday, vs. Oklahoma (in Dallas).
Texas A&M
The Aggies bounced back from a loss at Miami by beating Baylor 34-10 behind a powerful rushing attack. QB Stephen McGee and TB Jorvorskie Lane each ran for more than 100 yards and a touchdown. McGee ran for 110 yards and threw for 200. Lane rushed for a season-high 123 yards after carrying twice for 2 yards in the loss to Miami.
Next: Saturday, vs. Oklahoma State.
Texas Tech
Graham Harrell threw for 338 yards and five TDs in a little less than three quarters as the Red Raiders crushed I-AA Northwestern State 75-7. Three of the TDs went to Michael Crabtree, who had eight catches for 145 yards. That gives Crabtree 14 TD receptions, which ties an NCAA freshman record held by Hawaii's Davone Bess (2005), Florida's Jabar Gaffney (2000) and USC's Mike Williams (2002).
Next: Saturday, vs. Iowa State

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Mike Huguenin is the college sports editor for Rivals.com. He can be reached at mhuguenin@rivals.com.

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