It is the second time in Gilbert’s career he has received the award and the first time this season. He was also honored for his returning efforts against Oklahoma in 2010.
This recognition marks the second time this season an Oklahoma State player had been named a Big 12 Player of the Week, with kicker Quinn Sharp picking up the special teams award for Sept. 6.
OSU’s 2011 Big 12 Football Players of the Week
Sept. 6 – Quinn Sharp, OSU, PK/P, Jr (Special Teams)
Sept. 19 – Justin Gilbert, OSU, DB/KR, So (Special Teams)