Breece Hall named Big 12 Co-Newcomer of the Week

Iowa State running back Breece Hall (28) escape the tackle of West Virginia safety Tykee Smith (23) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson)

IRVING, Texas (Release/CIK) - Iowa State true freshman running back Breece Hall was honored by the Big 12 as its Co-Newcomer of the Week after his performance vs. West Virginia.

A native of Wichita, Hall had a breakout game vs. the Mountaineers in Morgantown, helping the Cyclones record a 38-14 victory.

Hall rushed for a career-high 132 yards on 26 carries and found the end zone three times in the win. Hall had TD rushes of 1, 1 and 12 yards and tallied a long rush of 18 yards. He averaged 5.1 yards per carry.

Hall's three rushing TDs broke Iowa State's record for a freshman and he is one of four FBS true freshmen to record a three-TD game this season. His 132-yard performance is the seventh-best single-game total by a FBS true freshman this season.

Hall came to Iowa State after a banner career with the Wichita Northwest Grizzlies. The four-star recruit was the second ranked player in the state of Kansas following a senior campaign that saw him rush for 2,127 yards and 29 touchdowns, while also hitting nearly 600 receiving yards and 8 more scores through the air.

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