The Cowboys defense desperately needed a big play.
The Cowboys needed Big Game James.
And as if on cue, James Thomas popped up to pick off K-State quarterback Collin Klein near midfield, then barreled along the sideline all the way to the Wildcats 5. Soon enough, Brandon Weeden found Tracy Moore for a touchdown, and the Cowboys were breathing again, back in a game they'd eventually win 52-35.
“They call me Big Game James,” Thomas said matter-of-factly this week.
'Big Game James' comes off the bench and delivers for Cowboys