Big 12 Articles

Lamar Jackson
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every week during the regular season, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated...
Steven Lassan
3 weeks ago
Nebraska Cornhuskers mascot
As the final piece of confetti dropped to the University of Phoenix Stadium turf Monday, another college football season officially concluded. Alabama head coach Nick Saban’s fifth national championship since the 2003 season gave the ’...
Kyle Kensing
4 weeks ago
Deshaun Watson
College football’s 2015-16 bowl season is officially over. A whopping 41 postseason games dotted the schedule this year, with Alabama edging Clemson 45-40 for the national championship on Monday night. The Crimson Tide’s close...
Steven Lassan
4 weeks ago
Nick Saban
College football’s 2016 season is still several months away, but it’s never too early to predict next year’s top 25 teams. It’s no secret a lot will change in terms of the personnel, coaching or outlooks for teams once all...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Vince Young
We have come to take No. 1 versus No. 2 matchups to determine college football’s national championship for granted with the BCS and now the College Football Playoff and that’s a good thing. Prior to 1998, the top two ranked teams met in...
Aaron Tallent
1 month ago
Vernon Adams
Oregon and TCU bring their high-powered offenses to San Antonio, Texas on Saturday night for a showdown in the 2016 Alamo Bowl. This bowl was one of the most anticipated matchups of the postseason but lost some of its appeal on Thursday...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Wendell Smallwood
There were such high hopes for West Virginia and Arizona State coming into the 2015 season. The Mountaineers were considered a dark horse to compete for a Big 12 Conference championship while the Sun Devils were considered  a contender to...
Jeremy Simon
1 month ago
Bret Bielema
The 2015 college football season may have not ended the way fan bases for both Kansas State and Arkansas had hoped, but both squads gutted out a tough conference schedule to become bowl eligible, landing an invitation to the 59th Liberty Bowl in...
Ryan Wright
1 month ago
Laquon Treadwell
The Ole Miss Rebels and Oklahoma State Cowboys will meet in the Allstate Sugar Bowl on New Year’s Day following a season that included highs and lows for both teams. Ole Miss emerged as an SEC championship and national title contender...
Nicholas Ian Allen
1 month ago
Deshaun Watson
The highly anticipated 2015-16 College Football Playoff kicks off on Thursday afternoon in Miami with Clemson and Oklahoma meeting in a national semifinal in the Orange Bowl. The Tigers finished the regular season at 13-0 and are the only unbeaten...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Once you cross into January, college football bowl season takes a drastically different look. A lot of the games in December featured motivation issues while these are filled mostly with teams who want to be where they are and want to make a good...
Matt Josephs
1 month ago
Oregon Ducks end zone design
It’s a small part of every college football bowl game, but the field paintings or logos and end zone designs are usually tailored to the teams and bowl experience. The Alamo Bowl is raising the bar for future bowl games, as the game...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Thursday’s Orange Bowl between Clemson and Oklahoma will be the fifth matchup between the schools. The previous four meetings have not been memorable, but they have been at pivotal points in the schools’ respective histories. Let’...
Aaron Tallent
1 month ago
Clemson enters its Orange Bowl matchup with Oklahoma undefeated and No. 1 in the country. The Tigers are beating opponents by nearly 20 points per game. Yet, the linemakers in Las Vegas have installed the No. 4 Sooners as four-point favorites...
Allen Kenney
1 month ago
Vernon Adams
College football 2015-16 bowl season has almost reached its halfway point. With 20 games in the books, 21 contests remain, including the New Year’s Six matchups and the national championship on Jan. 11 in Glendale, Ariz. The first portion of...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Leonard Fournette
Seemingly every autumn, college football collectively sets the bar higher than it had in previous years. The 2015 campaign featured an abundance of breath-taking moments across all levels, in the process setting a new standard of excellence in the...
Kyle Kensing
1 month ago
Leonard Fournette
When LSU and Texas Tech meet on Dec. 29 in the Advocare V100 Texas Bowl, two different and distinct styles of play will go head-to-head as a treat for old school fans and the new generation. The Texas Bowl has a short-lived history taking...
Ryan Wright
1 month ago
Going into Thanksgiving weekend, North Carolina and Baylor had their sights set very high. North Carolina had not lost since week one and victories over NC State and then Clemson in the ACC Championship Game would give them the league...
Jon Kinne
1 month ago
Josh Rosen
Every college football season is a new opportunity for the freshmen players on 128 FBS teams to make a statement. While each year always produces a handful of freshmen standouts, it seems more first-year players are making an impact at a high level...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Connor Cook
What is great about college football is that every season seems to offer a new handful of memories that can be shared and remembered for years to come. In 2015 we saw plenty of great comebacks and nailbiters filled with monster individual...
Kevin McGuire
1 month ago
Derrick Henry
College football’s regular season concluded with Navy’s win over Army on Dec. 12, leaving 41 postseason games as all that’s left of the 2015 campaign. This year produced plenty of memorable endings and clutch performances,...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
When it comes to the Big 12, offense is the name of the game. This season in the Big 12 was no exception to that rule as the conference packed plenty of offensive shootouts to enjoy from start to finish. Just because a game offered plenty of...
Kevin McGuire
1 month ago
Deshaun Watson
With the completion of college football’s regular season, it’s time to take a look back and honor the best of the best and top performers from 2015. Whether it was on offense, defense or special teams, there was no shortage of...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Baker Mayfield
The Big 12 got exactly what it needed in 2015 – a playoff team. After missing out on the College Football Playoff last season, the conference had an offseason filled with more discussion about a conference championship game and whether or not...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Baker Mayfield
College football’s bowl season is bigger and better than ever with 41 postseason matchups. With the bowl lineup set and confidence pools and pick’em contests set to start on Dec. 19, Athlon’s editors are here with predictions for...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago

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