Big 12 announces game times, TV designations for Week 5

Big 12 announces game times, TV designations for Week 5

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The Big 12 Conference has announced kickoff times and TV networks for the weekend of Oct. 2 and Week 5 of the College Football season.

Texas will visit TCU for a 12 p.m. ET kickoff, televised on ABC. Oklahoma travels to Kansas State for a 3:30 p.m. game on FOX, while Texas Tech heads east for a visit to West Virginia. That game is set for 3:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2.

And Iowa State will visit Kansas for a night kick, set for 7 p.m. on FS1. Baylor and Oklahoma State also kick off at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2.

Big 12 Week 3 rewind

Oklahoma avoided an upset this past weekend, holding on to defeated Nebraska. The storied rivalry was renewed in Norman, marking the 50th anniversary season of possibly the great college football gam every played. The Sooners offense struggled through, needing a late-game interception to seal a 23-16 win over the Huskers, which lost at Illinois in its opening game.

The Sooners turnaround to host West Virginia this week. The Mountaineers kept Virginia Tech out of the end zone to win 27-21 after the Hokies had first-and-goal from the 3 in the final minute.

WVU (2-1) looked to have the game under control after they took a 27-7 lead midway through the third quarter, but the Hokies (2-1) rallied.

Backup quarterback Will Howard accounted for three touchdowns as host Kansas State (3-0) rolled past Nevada (2-1) 38-17.

Howard, starting because Skylar Thompson is injured, threw a TD pass and rushed for two scores as the Wildcats rode a devastating rushing attack to the win. K-State rushed for 269 yards and attempted just 10 passes. Nevada’s Carson Strong threw for 306 yards and a score, but the Wolf Pack managed just 25 rushing yards.

Backup quarterback Will Howard accounted for three touchdowns as host Kansas State (3-0) rolled past Nevada for a 38-17 win. Howard, starting because Skylar Thompson is injured, threw a touchdown pass and rushed for two scores as the Wildcats rode a devastating rushing attack to the win. K-State rushed for 269 yards and attempted just 10 passes.

K-State debuted in the latest poll AP poll, making its first appearance at No. 25. The Wildcats’ next three games: at Oklahoma State, then home games against Oklahoma and Iowa State.