Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week
Stryker Sulak, Missouri, DE, Sr., Rockdale, Texas
Stryker Sulak was credited with five tackles for loss, including three quarterback sacks, and made eight total tackles in Missouri’s win over Illinois. The senior defense end also forced a fumble and blocked an extra point. His three QB sacks were just one shy of the MU single-game record and moved him into 10th place on the school’s career quarterback sacks list with 15.
Big 12 Special Teams Player of the Week
Jeremy Maclin, Missouri, KR/PR/WR, So., Kirkwood, Mo.
Jeremy Maclin became the second player in Mizzou history to record two career kickoff returns for touchdown with his second quarter 99-yard return against Illinois. He had 201 return yards in the game, including 145 yards on three kickoff returns (48.33 avg.) and 56 yards on four punt returns (14.00 avg.). Maclin now has four combined kick/punt return TDs in two years at Mizzou, the most in Tiger history. He ended the day with 234 all-purpose yards, including four receptions for 31 yards.