Big 12 Articles

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
1 year ago
By virtue of the process of elimination, Clint Chelf entered the season as one of the most experienced quarterbacks in the Big 12.After the opener, he also had the least firm grip on his starting job when he was replaced by J.W. Walsh. But in the...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Every league race is all about momentum. For sure, the Big 12 has packed a ton if it for only 10 teams.Oklahoma State has it. So does Kansas State. Texas Tech doesn’t.The Cowboys’ offense is starting to round into form just in time to...
David Fox
1 year ago
If Saturday seemed quiet, that was with good reason.No Alabama. No Oregon. No Stanford. No Oklahoma. No Baylor.In their place, Florida State and Ohio State took the opportunity in a less-crowded schedule to prove their mettle.The Seminoles made the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Desmond Roland
Mike Gundy and the No. 18 Oklahoma State Cowboys travel to Lubbock, Texas to take on Kliff Kingsbury and the No. 15 Texas Tech Red Raiders in this Big 12 conference game at 7:00 pm ET on FOX. With both teams already suffering a conference loss, the...
Stephen Schindler
1 year ago
Georgia Bulldogs
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. If you follow me on Twitter (of course you do), you'll know that I...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Telvin Smith
Each week, Athlon Sports will highlight some of the best one-on-one matchups to watch in college football. Here are the most important games within the game to watch this weekend:Duke Johnson, RB vs. Telvin Smith, LB (Miami vs. Florida St.)The only...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Oklahoma-Baylor is a week away, so this week the Big 12 action will boil down to a game between the other Oklahoma school and the other pass-happy surprise team in Texas.Oklahoma State and Texas Tech meet both with one conference loss in a game...
David Fox
1 year ago
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
1 year ago
College football’s best month of the year begins Friday.The national title contenders have been established, the Heisman field has been narrowed and many of the seasons that have gone wrong are still salvageable thanks to rivalry games at the...
David Fox
1 year ago
The college football season enters November with a less-than-stellar week of games, but hosts Braden Gall and David Fox try to make the best of it.On this week’s podcast:• Reviewing wins by Oregon and Stanford, setting up a major...
David Fox
1 year ago
Charlie Weis
After a flurry of activity in late September/early October, the college football coach carousel has been quiet in the last few weeks. But is a period of calm signaling a busy offseason? It’s not out of the question.Texas’ Mack Brown...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jerry Kill
With nine weeks in the books, college football’s bowl picture is starting to clear.The second release of the BCS standings saw an expected change, as Oregon passed Florida State for the No. 2 spot. The Ducks have the edge in strength of...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Texas Tech alternate
When Texas Tech and Kansas State meet on Nov. 9, the Red Raiders will be wearing an alternate jersey, which was created to bring awareness for the Lone Survivor Foundation. The foundation helps wounded service members and their families with...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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
1 year ago
Connor Shaw
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
1 year ago
If Oklahoma and Oklahoma State can keep this up, the Bedlam Game will be mighty interesting.The Sooners and Cowboys remained among the nation’s one-loss teams this week, but more important, they showed they remain Big 12 title contenders...
David Fox
1 year ago
The final Saturday of October gave us further examples of two truths of the soon-to-be-defunct BCS:1. October is way too early to be frustrated about the BCS rankings.2. October is a perfect time to be frustrated with the BCS rankings.On the first...
David Fox
1 year ago
After going up 21-0 against Iowa State, Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy was caught by the cameras with a few comments about the Cyclones’ pass defense.It’s a short vine from @PistolsGuy, but it sums up what the Oklahoma State coach...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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
1 year ago
Baylor Bears
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. Last week, I played my hand at the big game and missed in a big way...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Jace Amaro
The Heisman is but one award, and one award isn’t enough to contain the best of college football.

While we love prognosticating who will win college football’s most coveted individual trophy, we also love the glut of postseason awards...
David Fox
1 year ago
Ed Reynolds
Each week, Athlon Sports will highlight some of the best one-on-one matchups to watch in college football. Here are the most important games within the game to watch this weekend:Ed Reynolds, S vs. Brandin Cooks, WR (Stanford vs. Oregon State)...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Sean Mannion
The final weekend of college football action in October is upon us, which means the 2013 season is about to enter the home stretch.Conference play is in full swing, and as last week in the SEC showed, upsets can happen at any moment.Athlon’s...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Kliff Kingsbury
The Big 12 needed some chaos in the SEC to help, but the league landed two teams in the first BCS standings.The knock on the Big 12 this season has been a lack of elite teams, but that’s not the case this week in terms of ranking and record....
David Fox
1 year ago

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