The Bears committed seven turnovers in getting trounced 51-13 by host Kansas State. It was Baylor's eighth consecutive conference loss, and the Bears rushed for just 13 yards a week after K-State allowed 329 rushing yards to Oklahoma State. Baylor used three quarterbacks, who combined to throw three interceptions and were sacked five times. Next: vs. Texas Tech.
Cody Hawkins threw for 123 yards and two TDs, and the visiting Buffs picked off four passes - returning one for a TD - in beating Texas Tech 31-26. Cornerback Terrence Wheatley had three of the picks, with two coming on back-to-back Tech possessions in the fourth quarter. It was the Buffs' second consecutive victory over the Red Raiders.
Next: vs. Missouri.
The Cyclones outgained one of the nation's best offenses 389-366 but still lost 42-28 at Missouri. Iowa State had an almost 17-minute time-of-possession advantage and ran 22 more plays (87-65) than the Tigers. Alexander Robinson ran for 147 yards and a TD.
Next: vs. Kansas State.
TB Brandon McAnderson ran for 183 yards and two TDs on 21 carries as the Jayhawks downed host Texas A&M 19-11. KU is 8-0 for the first time in 98 years. After a scoreless first half, Kansas scored on its first four possessions in the second half for a 19-0 lead. It was coach Mark Mangino's first road win over a Big 12 South foe. KU's defense held A&M to 74 rushing yards.
Next: vs. Nebraska.
The host Wildcats cruised to a 51-13 rout of Baylor behind QB Josh Freeman and WR Jordy Nelson. Freeman threw three TD passes and also had two short TD runs. Nelson caught a TD pass and also scored on a punt return. Nelson finished with eight catches for 105 yards and has a school-record 76 receptions this season. K-State forced seven turnovers.
Next: at Iowa State.
Key plays sandwiching halftime enabled the host Tigers to beat Iowa State 42-28. Jeff Wolfert kicked a 48-yard field goal on the final play of the first half for a 20-14 lead, then Lorenzo Williams recovered a fumble in the end zone on the third play of the second half to give Mizzou a comfortable two-TD lead. The Tigers finished with a season-low 366 yards and also lost starting SS Pig Brown for the rest of the season with a ruptured Achilles' tendon.
Next: at Colorado.
The Huskers fell 28-25 at Texas, losing four in a row for the first time since 1961. Nebraska led 17-9 entering the final quarter, but Texas TB Jamaal Charles ran for 216 yards and three TDs in the period. The Huskers surrendered 364 rushing yards. Huskers QB Sam Keller was injured during the game and will miss the rest of the season.
Next: at Kansas.
The Sooners were off last week.
Next: vs. Texas A&M.
The Cowboys were off last week.
Next: vs. Texas.
Jamaal Charles ran for 290 yards and three TDs as the host Longhorns rallied past Nebraska 28-25. Charles ran for 216 yards and all three scores in the fourth quarter; his TD runs covered 25, 86 and 40 yards. It was Mack Brown's 100th win as Longhorns coach. Texas trailed 17-9 entering the final period before turning things over to Charles. Next: at Oklahoma State.
The Aggies were held to 74 rushing yards in a 19-11 loss to visiting Kansas. It was 0-0 at halftime before the Jayhawks scored on their first four second-half possessions for a 19-0 lead. All of A&M's points came in a five-minute span in the fourth quarter. A&M allowed 227 rushing yards.
Next: at Oklahoma.
The Red Raiders dropped their second game in a row, falling 31-26 to visiting Colorado. Graham Harrell threw for 431 yards and three TDs, but also tossed four picks - including one that was returned for a TD that gave Colorado a 24-6 lead early in the third quarter. Michael Crabtree had 12 receptions for 131 yards and a TD. That gives him a freshman-record 100 catches for a freshman-record 1,451 yards
Next: at Baylor.