Big 12 Articles

Kliff Kingsbury
The following is a list of the best college players among the current crop of FBS college football coaches. South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier tops the list, but Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald and Texas Tech's Kliff Kingsbury had prolific...
Mitch Light
1 year ago
So begins the Ohio State vs. Baylor debate.What started last week as a three-team discussion between Ohio State, Baylor and Stanford is down to two, and the margin is getting slimmer. A little more than a thousandth of a point in the BCS separates...
David Fox
1 year ago
Not long ago, Boston College has one of the most consistent programs in the country. The Eagles reached 12 consecutive bowl games from 1999-2010, including a streak of eight consecutive wins.Thanks to Andre Williams, those streaks have a chance to...
David Fox
1 year ago
Andrew who?For a day, Kansas football took center stage in Lawrence as the Jayhawks ended three years of Big 12 futility with their first conference win since Nov. 6, 2010.Kansas had been in close games during the 0-27 stretch before, but the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Fortune is strange in college football.The last time Georgia encountered Nick Marshall, the Bulldogs had dismissed the then-cornerback and two teammates. Marshall went to junior college and reinvented his career as a quarterback before Auburn...
David Fox
1 year ago
Texas Tech receiver Eric Ward gave the Red Raiders a 21-7 lead over Baylor with this nifty one-handed grab on Saturday:
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Oklahoma started slow but finished fast in Saturday’s 48-10 win over Iowa State.The Sooners had a few highlights on the field, but the best play of the day might be a tackle by a state trooper. A fan ran onto the field and was completely...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Art Briles
Art Briles has transformed Baylor from a struggling Big 12 program to a national title contender. And the 58-year-old coach has inked an extension with Baylor, bumping his salary to over $4 million a season.The deal extends Briles’ contract...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nebraska Cornhuskers
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:Max Bullough, LB vs. Ameer Abdullah, RB (Michigan State at Nebraska)...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Caes McCoy
Oklahoma State and Texas will meet this week in a game with Big 12 title implications at stake just as everyone projected back in August.It just wasn’t pegged that way back in September.Back on Sept. 28, Oklahoma State had lost to West...
David Fox
1 year ago
AJ McCarron
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
Head coaches are usually the ones who receive most of the credit or most of the blame when things go right or wrong in college football.They’re the ones with most say over players and team personnel. They’re the ones out front with the...
David Fox
1 year ago
Last week gave us plenty of news to break down on this week’s podcast. Alabama tightened its grip on No. 1, Baylor took another step to national title legitimacy and Stanford rearranged the championship and Heisman races. Co-hosts Braden Gall...
David Fox
1 year ago
USC mascot
USC and Texas were two of the biggest disappointments after the first month of the college football season.USC started 3-2, with wins over Hawaii, Boston College and Utah State. The Trojans had a disappointing 10-7 home loss to Washington State and...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Will Muschamp
Another week, another college football coach fired. Ron English was dismissed a day before Eastern Michigan was set to take on Western Michigan last week. Eastern Michigan is one of the toughest jobs in the nation, but English’s teams showed...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
James Franklin
With 11 weeks in the books, college football’s bowl and national title picture is starting to come into focus.The fourth release of the BCS standings saw another change at the top. With Stanford’s victory over Oregon on Thursday night,...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
The first number to know for this week’s Big 12 stats of the week is probably three. As in three contenders for Big 12 coach of the year.All three superb coaching jobs were on display last week. First, there’s Art Briles, who has Baylor...
David Fox
1 year ago
Johnathan Gray
Texas’ Big 12 title hopes took a hit on Saturday night, as running back Johnathan Gray was lost for the season with an Achilles injury. Gray rushed for 780 yards and four touchdowns on 159 attempts in 2013.With Gray sidelined, the Longhorns...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Nick Saban
Alabama coach Nick Saban will be the next coach of the Texas Longhorns. Current UT coach Mack Brown has one foot out the door. Saban's agent, Jimmy Sexton, is already jockeying for position, eyeing a Lone Star State payday. Sorry, Alabama fans...
Nathan Rush
1 year ago
AJ McCarron
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
While Stanford and Baylor picked up signature wins, Alabama ended up as one of the big winners in Sunday’s release of the BCS rankings.At No. 1, the Crimson Tide have nowhere to go, but the win over LSU strengthened Alabama’s slot at No...
David Fox
1 year ago
Week 11 in the Big 12 was an exercise in unexpected stars.Baylor’s Shock Linwood and Texas’ Desmond Jackson were buried on the depth chart entering the week, but injuries forced both to take bigger roles in key games to preserve...
David Fox
1 year ago
The stretch from Thursday evening to Saturday night was perhaps one of the most meaningful stretches for the national championship and Heisman races we've seen this season.The three days and three key games also showed that meaningful doesn...
David Fox
1 year ago
Missouri Tigers
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. It took me a few weeks but I finally gained some ground last week thanks...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Thursday night drama never really occurred until Oregon blocked a field goal in the fourth quarter agains Stanford. Before that, the drama was a sloppy first half in Waco.The biggest drama Thursday night offered was an upending the 2013 landscape.A...
David Fox
1 year ago

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