Big 12 Articles

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
Mark Helfrich
With eight weeks of the 2013 college football season in the books, it’s time to take a look at the new coaches and how they have performed so far this year.While every coach wants to win big in his first season, it’s just not possible...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Jameis Winston
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
Derek Carr
With eight weeks in the books, college football’s bowl picture is starting to clear.Florida State’s dominating victory over Clemson placed the Seminoles squarely in the national championship mix. Florida State ranks No. 2 in the first...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Mike London
The coaching carousel was quiet once again in Week 8. USC, Miami (Ohio) and Connecticut are the only three openings, but more jobs will open over the next few weeks. And the carousel will only get more active if jobs like Texas open, especially as...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
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
1 year ago
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
1 year ago
Week 8 was another typical week in an atypical year for the Big 12.Baylor scored 70. Texas Tech kept winning. Oklahoma couldn’t stop the run. TCU couldn’t find an offense. Oklahoma State couldn’t find a quarterback. And Kansas...
David Fox
1 year ago
There’s nothing like the first reveal of the BCS standings to remind us that half a dozen teams are worthy of playing for two spots in the national title game.Saturday evening ended with Florida State demolishing Clemson 51-14 on the road in...
David Fox
1 year ago
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
1 year ago
Brett Hundley
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:Brett Hundley, QB vs. Shayne Skov, LB (UCLA at Stanford)There may be...
Athlon Sports
1 year ago
Jordan Matthews
Athlon’s experts are back with another week of upset predictions. West Virginia, Utah, Indiana, UCLA and Vanderbilt are popular picks for Week 8. The Mountaineers are coming off a bye week, which came at an opportune time, especially with...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Kliff Kingsbury
A few questions in the Big 12 were answered last week as Baylor answered the call in its first road test and Texas reentered the conversation for top team in the conference.This week, Texas Tech is up in the spotlight.The Red Raiders are 6-0 and 3-...
David Fox
1 year ago
Miami Hurricanes
The BCS was implemented in 1998 and has worked to near perfection for 15 seasons.Wait, what?That’s right, the BCS worked to near perfection. Prior to the construction of the Bowl Championship Series, fans and experts alike were left to argue...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Nick Saban
With the first half of the 2013 season finished, it’s time to take a peek at what the second half of the college football season has in store.There’s no shortage of second-half storylines, as the coaching carousel will continue to spin...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago

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