Found October 22, 2012 on Football Nation:
Champs of the Week1. Seth Doege, QB, Texas Tech- 318 passing yards, 7 TD’sThere is a reason I include Doege nearly every time in the Chumps category if he has a sup-par game. That’s because he has the potential each and every week to put up stats like this. The senior gunslinger threw for a career-high seven touchdowns in the win at TCU. That is now 13 touchdown passes for Doege in the last two games, and 28 overall in 2012. With Texas Tech right there atop the Big 12 conference, the Red Raiders will lean on the arm of Doege in the coming weeks which could signal plenty more touchdowns to come.2. Collin Klein, QB, Kansas State- 364 total yards, 7 TD’sIs this guy something else or what? Klein ran all over a dreadful West Virginia defense as the Wildcats routed the Mountaineers in the 55-14 victory on Saturday. What was surprising, though, was the way in which Klein dismantled the WVU. Typically known as a running threat, Klein was extremely efficient through the air, throwing for 323...
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