Big 12 Articles

Oklahoma Sooners
Love or hate football recruiting, it matters. Coaching, support staffs, financial situations and even a little bit of luck goes into winning football games, but having great players always helps too.So recruiting rankings are just one facet of a...
Braden Gall
9 months ago
Karlos Williams
With spring practice already underway for some college football teams, the countdown to the 2014 season has officially started. There’s still a long way to go before August and the season opener, but it’s never too early to start...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
Trevor Knight
The Big 12 didn’t have a banner year in 2013 with only three teams finishing in the final Associated Press poll. Baylor, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State combined for 32 victories last season, while the rest of the conference combined for 38 wins...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Michigan State
Football is king in the SEC, but outside of pockets in Lexington and Gainesville, basketball never feels like a pressing issue.The Big Ten, on the other hand, is where a balance between football and basketball success is trending upward. The league...
David Fox
10 months ago
Perry Ellis
Kansas and Texas have identical records at 20-6, but the perception couldn’t be more different.In Austin, Rick Barnes could be the Big 12 coach of the year. In Lawrence, media are asking Bill Self about the more frustrating parts of the...
David Fox
10 months ago
Bob Stoops
The Big 12 has not been short on surprises in the last year.On the football side, a league that appeared to have few top 10-caliber programs in the preseason produced one that spent much of the season there (Baylor) and another that finished there...
David Fox
10 months ago
Bob Stoops
The Big 12 has not been short on surprises in the last year.On the football side, a league that appeared to have few top 10-caliber programs in the preseason produced one that spent much of the season there (Baylor) and another that finished there...
David Fox
10 months ago
Marquise Williams
With spring practice already underway for some college football teams, the countdown to the 2014 season has officially started. There’s still a long way to go before August and the season opener, but it’s never too early to start...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Von Miller
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Oklahoma Sooners
The Bowl Championship Series is dead. But even the harshest of BCS detractors must acknowledge that the 16-year run was arguably the best era of college football in the history of the sport.The era was highlighted by the advent of the BCS...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Todd Graham
College football’s national signing day is essentially the start of a new season for every coaching staff. With the recruiting class officially in place, all coaches can turn the page to the next season and have a clear view of the roster for...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Even in the last few days, bubble season has taken an unexpected turn.A week ago, a bubble watch would have had West Virginia and St. John’s on the outskirts of the NCAA Tournament. A few big wins later, and one of those teams is projected in...
David Fox
10 months ago
Melvin Ejim
At the end of January, Iowa State appeared to be falling back to earth after a 14-game wining streak to start the season.After a 2-4 swoon, the Cyclones may be playing some of their best basketball of the season thanks in part to the play of Melvin...
David Fox
10 months ago
Marcus Smart
In an interview before the season, Oklahoma State’s Marcus Smart said Texas Tech was his least favorite opposing arena.“The atmosphere just isn’t there,” he said.On Saturday, the atmosphere at Texas Tech was too much.Smart,...
David Fox
10 months ago
Blake Bell
With Trevor Knight entrenched as Oklahoma’s starting quarterback, Blake Bell is looking for a way to get on the field. Bell started eight games at quarterback in 2013, but the coaching staff plans to move the Kansas native to tight end this...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
The Cover 2 makes its return after a brief hiatus to talk all the big-picture news from Signing Day.Braden Gall and David Fox explain why Alabama’s day was almost non-news and why Tennessee and Kentucky turned out to be the big winners....
David Fox
10 months ago
Oklahoma Sooners
Rivals.com, Scout.com, ESPN and 247Sports.com are the four major recruiting services who all do an excellent job evaluating, tracking and ranking all things recruiting.But they don't always agree and that is a great thing for fans. It also...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Nick Saban
Rivals.com, Scout.com, ESPN and 247Sports.com are the four major recruiting services who all do an excellent job evaluating, tracking and ranking all things recruiting.But they don't always agree and that is a great thing for fans. It also...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Kevin Sumlin
National Signing Day is essentially Christmas morning for college football coaches. The first Wednesday in February officially marks the addition of 20-30 new players for each roster, which is the result of nearly a year of work on the recruiting...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
Rick Barnes
For most teams, January is the first normal month of the college basketball season.No breaks for finals. No trips to far-flung locations for tournaments in front of sparse crowds. And no wild fluctuations between the caliber of competition in non-...
Athlon Sports
10 months ago
Alabama Crimson Tide
The "modern" recruiting era is tied directly to the online recruiting websites. Rivals and Scout began the explosion around 2001 and ESPN and 247Sports have powerfully entered the market since. The rankings databases only go back 10 or 11...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
According to 247Sports, there are 283 four-star prospects and 33 five-star recruits in the class of 2014.All of them will officially become a member of a college football team on National Signing Day 2014 (NSD). Well, at least, they are supposed to...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Alex Collins
Children are complicated, fickle, naive creatures who seldom have any perspective on the trappings of adult life. Few 16-year-old kids in this country know what they want to do with the rest of their lives. Hell, most of them have never even done...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
Nick Saban
College football will welcome more than 3,000 new faces to its ranks on Wednesday.National Signing Day is a mix between Christmas morning and Valentine’s Day for most diehard NCAA fans. New toys in the form of 6-foot-4, 240-pound linebackers...
Braden Gall
10 months ago
The first Wednesday in February is essentially Christmas for every college football head coach. After months of hard work on the recruiting trail, coaches will hit the offices bright and early on Wednesday for National Signing Day to welcome a new...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago

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