Iowa State LB Named Big 12 Defensive POW

The Big 12 Conference announced Monday that Iowa State sophomore linebacker Marcel Spears (Olathe, KS) was named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week.  Spears had seven tackles in the game, sealed the victory with his fourth quarter, 61-yard interception return for a touchdown.

Spears ranks fourth in the Big 12 and 44th nationally in tackles per game at 8.7. He is also tied for the team lead in forced fumbles with two.

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