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Oklahoma's Samaje Perine Named Big 12 Offensive Player Of The Week

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It was vintage Samaje Perine on Saturday against Texas Tech as Oklahoma's sophomore running back ran for 201 yards, and four touchdowns, on 23 carries. Ripping the Red Raiders for an average of 8.7 yard per carry, Perine cracked two hundred yards are more for the fourth time in his career and it's no surprise that this is the fourth time he's been named as the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year.

Perine joins Quentin Griffin and Josh Heupel for having won the honor four times. Only Landry Jones (8) and Adrian Peterson (5) have won the award more.

For the season, Samaje Perine has run for 621 yards and seven touchdowns. He leads the team in both of those categories. Perine is also averaging 5.4 yards per carry in 2015 as Oklahoma's rushing attack finally seems to be getting on track. Up next? The Kansas Jayhawks! Yup, we all remember how that went last season.