DALLAS (FWAA) – With their 41-21 win over at Texas, the
Kansas State Wildcats (3-1) are the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl National
Team of the Week for games of the weekend of Sept. 29.
Wildcats returned an interception, a kickoff and a punt for touchdowns
as they handed Texas coach Mack Brown his worst home loss in ten
The K-State defense intercepted four passes in defeating Texas
for the second straight season. The 41 points were the most scored
by a Texas opponent in Austin since 1997.
"We're not the biggest and strongest team in the country," Kansas
State coach Ron Prince said. "We had to create some havoc."
Other Tostitos Fiesta Bowl Bowl National Team of the Week nominees
for the weekend of Sept. 29 included:
• Auburn (3-2): Wes Bynum nailed a 43-yard field goal
on the game's final play as the Tigers ended Florida's 11-game
winning streak, 20-17.
• Colorado (3-2): Kevin Eberhart kicked a 45-yard
field as time expired to cap a 20-point rally in a 27-24 upset
victory over Oklahoma.
• South Florida (5-0): Ben Moffitt intercepted two
passes, including one for a touchdown, as the Bulls upset West
The FWAA has named a national team of the week since the 2002
season. This is the third season that the award has been sponsored
by the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl.
Select members of the FWAA board of directors decide the weekly
honor. Each Monday during the 2007 college football season, the
FWAA will name the Tostitos Bowl National Team of the Week through
Since 1971, the Tostitos Fiesta Bowl has hosted six games
that have decided the college football national championship, including
three Bowl Championship Series title games. Last season, the Tostitos
Fiesta Bowl presented three post-season games, including the Insight
Bowl and the BCS title game. This season the game will be played
on Jan. 2, 2008 at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.
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