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OU football: Jalen Hurts named Big 12 Offensive Player of Week

NORMAN — Jalen Hurts was named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week, the conference announced on Monday.

Hurts threw for 297 yards and four touchdowns and ran for 114 yards in Oklahoma's 34-31 win over Baylor on Saturday.

Hurts led Oklahoma's second half comeback on offense, after the Sooners had struggled to get going on the defense.

Hurts has thrown for 3,039 yards and 28 touchdowns and run for 983 yards and 15 touchdowns this season with the Sooners.

This is the third time this season Hurts has earned conference player of the week honors. 

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Oklahoma's Jalen Hurts (1) throws a pass during an NCAA football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and the Iowa State University Cyclones at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]

Oklahoma's Jalen Hurts (1) throws a pass during an NCAA football game between the University of Oklahoma Sooners (OU) and the Iowa State University Cyclones at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Okla., Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. [Bryan Terry/The Oklahoman]

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Abby Bitterman

Abby Bitterman covers OU athletics for The Oklahoman. She joined The Oklahoman in September 2019 to cover high school sports. A Chicago native, Abby graduated from the University of Oklahoma in May of 2019 with degrees in journalism and political... Read more ›

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