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Finally, in the first week of November, the preseason favorite to win the Big 12 started to look the part.Oklahoma State defeated Texas Tech 52-34 in Lubbock in its most complete game of the season, just in time for the Cowboys’ toughest part...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Bryce Petty
Each week of the college football season, Athlon Sports will poll some of the nation's best college football people from every region of the country. Each voter offers up a top five and each first-place vote is worth five points. A second-place...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Lache Seastrunk
The Big 12 lost an undefeated team but re-gained another legitimate contender in the league race.Oklahoma handed Texas Tech its first loss of the season with a 38-30 victory in Norman to give the Big 12 four teams tied in the win column with four...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Marcus Mariota
The 2013 college football season features an awkward 15 week schedule, which creates a few scheduling headaches for some teams.Some programs – Florida State and Baylor – have played just six games. However, Missouri, Oregon, Alabama,...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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The BCS standings began Sunday with Baylor and Texas Tech representing the Big 12 in the top 10.There have been many surprises this season, but that has to be pretty high on the list of shocking developments. Even though both teams have the...
David Fox
9 months ago
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This preview and more on Baylor and the Big 12 are available in the Athlon Sports 2013-14 College Basketball Preseason Annual. The magazine is available online or on newsstands everywhere.No. 24 Baylor Facts & FiguresLast season: 23-14 (9-9 Big...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
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Stanford Cardinal
Like it or not, Las Vegas rarely gets it wrong, so tracking betting lines should always be a big part of each football weekend — even if there are no bets on the line. Whether you condone gambling or not, think of it as becoming a more...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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Marcus Mariota
The first half of the 2013 college football season is officially in the books. And at the midpoint of 2013, it’s time to look back at the first seven weeks, examine preseason predictions and take a glimpse at what the second half of the...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Bryce Petty
Baylor and Oregon have been putting on quite a show this season.The Bears and Ducks own the top two spots in terms of total offense rankings after seven weeks, and the numbers are quite mind-boggling.Baylor is averaging 9.4 yards per play, while...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Art Briles
The Big 12 entered the midpoint for 2013 the same way it ended 2012 — without a top 10 team. The last time a Big 12 team was in the top 10 was Dec. 2 when Kansas State was seventh in the Big 12 poll.Oklahoma had its chance to move into...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Bryce Petty
The seventh week of the season shook up the Big 12 race, making Baylor’s offense and Oklahoma’s defense look vulnerable for the first time all season.Texas’ dominant win over Oklahoma shows the Longhorns can be a realistic...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Baylor did not have its finest offensive day in Manhattan, nearly doubling its punt total on the season and picking up its first two three and outs.The run game was held in check for the most part, which put the onus on the Bears’ big-play...
David Fox
9 months ago
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The beauty of sports, in particular college football, lies in their complete unpredictability and reality TV-like drama. Week 6 delivered in a big way for college football fans. Games in Evanston and Palo Alto lived up to expectations. Baylor and...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
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With three college football coaches fired by early October, the timetable for picking a new coach this year is already shrinking.Whenever an athletic director decides to make a change, they usually aren’t making the decision without much...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Kansas State’s Bill Snyder isn’t the first coach to be quick with a joke. Maybe that’s why when he says the key to beating Baylor this week is to “keep them from scoring 100 points,” he’s kind of being serious....
David Fox
9 months ago
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Only one word comes to mind when watching Baylor’s offense this year: Deadly.The Bears gashed West Virginia for 864 yards en route to a 73-42 win over the Mountaineers.Receiver Tevin Reese is one of Baylor’s top weapons, and the senior...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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For the first time all season, every Big 12 team will be in action as the league begins conference play in earnest.In some ways, the league has more questions than it was three weeks ago. A TCU-Oklahoma game is now a chance for the Horned Frogs to...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
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The beauty of sports, in particular college football, lies in their complete unpredictability and reality TV-like drama. Week 5 was a huge weekend of action across the nation. Lessons were learned in Athens, Tuscaloosa, Tempe, Columbus and South...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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Numbers and statistics are unquestionably a huge part of the game. Any game, for that matter.Some fall on the sabermetric side of things, while others like to keep it simple and use the ol' eyeball test. In the football world, that means...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
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The first week of the season revealed that the bottom of the Big 12 has more work ahead of it that perhaps we thought. Kansas State and Iowa State lost to FCS teams. West Virginia looked pedestrian against William & Mary.And even if the final...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Week 1 of the 2013 college football season is in the books, and a few coaches are feeling the pressure after their opening week performance.Connecticut’s Paul Pasqualoni takes the top spot in Athlon’s hot seat rankings after Week 1. The...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago
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Two Big 12 teams lost to FCS programs, and a third had a scare. TCU lost its marquee game to open the season.Yet the Big 12 is more or less where though it would be.The teams at the top are flawed, and there remains little obvious separation....
David Fox
11 months ago
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The standouts in Week 1 in the Big 12 were hardly the most logical suspects.Our award winners this week include a quarterback who started the game on the bench, a true freshman walk-on, a linebacker from a team that struggled on defense last season...
David Fox
11 months ago
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In a conference as tightly contested as the Big 12 should be in 2013, a number of decisions and developments leading up to week 1 could have major consequences.No pressure, Big 12 coaches.In recent weeks, we’ve seen Bob Stoops surprisingly...
David Fox
11 months ago
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Lane Kiffin
Coaches are always a hot topic during any college football season. And once the calendar turns to late October, replacements and potential firings will dominate the headlines even more.There’s a difference between a coach on the hot seat and...
Steven Lassan
11 months ago

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