Big 12 Articles

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
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
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
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
Marcus Mariota
The first half of the 2013 college football season is officially in the books. And at the midpoint of 2013, it’s time to look back at the first seven weeks, examine preseason predictions and take a glimpse at what the second half of the...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Bryce Petty
Baylor and Oregon have been putting on quite a show this season.The Bears and Ducks own the top two spots in terms of total offense rankings after seven weeks, and the numbers are quite mind-boggling.Baylor is averaging 9.4 yards per play, while...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Stanford Cardinal
The beauty of sports, in particular college football, lies in their complete unpredictability and reality TV-like drama. And Week 7 was the first upset-filled Saturday of action as Stanford, Oklahoma and Michigan fell from the ranks of unbeatens...
Braden Gall
1 year ago
Tajh Boyd
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
It's Midseason Madness on this week's podcast. Our hosts tackle big second-half questions for the SEC, Pac-12, Big Ten, Big 12 and ACC before offering up picks for the midseason coach of the year. Here are the key storylines Braden Gall and...
David Fox
1 year ago
Dana Holgorsen
College football’s coach carousel didn’t spin into motion as some may have expected in Week 7.Texas was a heavy underdog to Oklahoma in the annual Red River Rivalry, but the Longhorns stunned the Sooners. Coach Mack Brown is still on...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Andre Williams
With seven weeks in the books, college football’s bowl picture is starting to clear. Stanford’s loss to Utah was a huge setback to the Cardinal’s national title hopes, while Oregon took a step forward with its win against...
Steven Lassan
1 year ago
Art Briles
The Big 12 entered the midpoint for 2013 the same way it ended 2012 — without a top 10 team. The last time a Big 12 team was in the top 10 was Dec. 2 when Kansas State was seventh in the Big 12 poll.Oklahoma had its chance to move into...
David Fox
1 year ago
Johnny Manziel
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
Bryce Petty
The seventh week of the season shook up the Big 12 race, making Baylor’s offense and Oklahoma’s defense look vulnerable for the first time all season.Texas’ dominant win over Oklahoma shows the Longhorns can be a realistic...
David Fox
1 year ago

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