Colorado senior quarterback Cody Hawkins has been named the Big 12's offensive player of the week after leading the Buffs to a surprising dominant victory over the Iowa State Cyclones, less than a week after his father was fired as the team's coach. With Dan Hawkins watching from the balcony of his old office, Cody played one of his best games as a Buffalo, throwing three touchdowns with no turnovers. Congratulations to Cody, this award is well deserved.
Cody Hawkins, Colorado, QB, Sr, Boise, Idaho
Cody Hawkins completed 16-of-24 passes for 266 yards and three touchdowns in Colorado's win over Iowa State. He picked up 11 first downs, including one on a quarterback sneak on a fourth-down play. Hawkins posted a career-best single game passer rating of 201.02. He now has 7,044 career passing yards, second all-time at CU behind Joel Klatt's 7,375 yards. With 643 completions, Hawkins needs 24 more to surpass Klatt for the top spot. He already holds school records in attempts (1,163) and touchdowns (55).