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Ranking the Big 12's Toughest College Football Schedules in 2014

By Braden Gall, 3 weeks 13 hours ago
The importance of scheduling in college football cannot be overstated. Sure, coaching, rosters and even a little bit of luck play bigger roles in determining championships in the NCAA ranks. But scheduling in college football plays as big a role as any of those other factors. Non-conference play varies greatly from team to team. So, too, do home and road slates — especially for the...

KU Coach Charlie Weis Tweets "Huge" Crowd Photo of Empty Seats

By Steven Lassan, 4 weeks 5 hours ago
Kansas coach Charlie Weis isn’t incredibly active on Twitter. As of June 25, he has 570 tweets and follows 15 accounts.The life of a college football coach is busy, so we certainly understand if he doesn’t know all of the ins and outs of Twitter.However, Weis’ tweet from a June 25 camp at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City is an odd one.Here’s the tweet with photo attached:...

Ranking the Big 12 Stadiums for 2014 (Experts Poll)

By Braden Gall, 1 month 13 hours ago
Ranking anything in sports is subjective. We may all agree on certain things — like Michael Jordan is better than Kobe Bryant or that Lambeau Field is better than the Edward Jones Dome — but for the most part, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. Ranking college football stadiums is not only subjective but also extremely intricate. General atmosphere, fan support, home-field...

Big 12 Football 2014 All-Conference Team

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 1 week ago
The 2014 college football season kicks off on Aug. 27 and concludes in Dallas with the first four-team playoff in the FBS ranks on January 12, 2015. Since it’s never too early to start thinking about the upcoming college football season, Athlon Sports has already released its projected rankings for 2014, as well as conference predictions. With the predictions released, it’s time...

Big 12's Top 10 Must-See Non-Conference Games of 2014

By Braden Gall, 1 month 1 week ago
There are some concerning trends in Big 12 football these days. Elite recruits aren’t signing with the league like they used to, they aren’t getting drafted into the NFL and this league took it right on the chin in the non-conference a year ago. Texas lost to BYU, Ole Miss and Oregon in out-of-league play a year ago. TCU lost to LSU, West Virginia was crushed by Maryland, Kansas...

Big 12 Football 2014 Predictions

By Steven Lassan, 1 month 2 weeks ago
2014 Big 12 Predictions Big 12Overall1. Oklahoma (No. 4)8-111-12. Baylor (No. 10)7-210-23. Texas (No. 17)7-29-34. Kansas State (No. 20)6-38-45.  Oklahoma State (No. 37)5-47-5 6. TCU (No. 39)4-57-57. Texas Tech (No. 41)4-57-58. Iowa State (No. 66)2-74-89. West Virginia (No. 67)2-73-910. Kansas (No. 78)0-92-10With Oklahoma coming off a huge Sugar Bowl win against Alabama, Baylor...

2014 College Football Rankings: #78 Kansas

By Athlon Sports, 1 month 3 weeks ago
The 2014 college football season starts on Aug. 27 and continues into mid-January with the first edition of the four-team playoff. Athlon Sports is counting down until kickoff with projections and previews for all 128 FBS teams. Here is our team preview for No. 78 Kansas.Previewing Kansas’ Offense for 2014: One of KU’s biggest issues during Charlie Weis’ tenure has been...

Ranking the Big 12's Quarterbacks for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 1 week ago
The Big 12 has been home to some of the top quarterbacks in college football during the BCS Era. The conference isn’t at an elite level under center in 2014, but the talent is clearly on the rise.Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty should be a candidate for All-America honors after throwing for 4,200 yards and 32 touchdowns last season. As if those numbers aren’t enough to consider Petty...

Ranking the Big 12's College Football Coaches for 2014

By Steven Lassan, 3 months 2 weeks ago
Ranking college football coaches is no easy task. Similar to any position on the field, statistics may not tell the full story when judging a coaching tenure.While it’s difficult to rank coaches, this aspect of college football is arguably the most important to winning a national or conference title. No matter how much talent a program has, winning a national title is difficult if the...

The All-Big 12 Team of the BCS Era

By Braden Gall, 3 months 2 weeks ago
All-conference teams are a great indicator as to who is the best in each league. Earning first-team honors more than once is a pretty good sign that you were one of the best at your position during your career. The rare three-time (or even four-time) all-league selection makes you one of the best college football players of all-time.As the College Football Playoff Era begins in 2014, Athlon...