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Devin Neal named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week

Kansas running back Devin Neal (4) celebrates his touchdown run against Texas with teammate...
Kansas running back Devin Neal (4) celebrates his touchdown run against Texas with teammate Bryce Cabeldue (77) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Austin, Texas, Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)(Chuck Burton | AP)
Published: Nov. 15, 2021 at 8:51 PM CST
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LAWRENCE, Kan. (WIBW) - After a career day in the Jayhawks upset win over Texas, Kansas running back Devin Neal was named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week.

The true freshmen rushed for a career-high 143 yards on 24 carries. He scored four total touchdowns in KU’s 57-56 win over the Longhorns.

Neal is in his the first Kansas freshmen in program history to win this award. Neal is just the 10th Jayhawk ever to be named the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week.

Neal leads the Jayhawks in rushing yardage with 648 yards and seven touchdowns on 144 carries.

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