Big 12 Articles

Alabama Crimson Tide
Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Kansas State Wildcats
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Big 12 football action: 359: Yards allowed by Kansas StateKansas State lost an ugly one to the Tigers on Thursday night but not for a...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Conference bragging rights didn’t start with the College Football Playoff or even the BCS. That said, fighting for championship postseason games has only magnified the “my conference is better than your conference” debate....
David Fox
2 months ago
College Football
 The guys recap the big weekend of action in the SEC, including Florida-Bama, Mississippi State-LSU and Missouri's lose to Indiana. The Big Ten deserves credit with the exception of Michigan, so what does the lose to Utah mean for Brady...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Dak Prescott
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated but each help paint a picture...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Oklahoma Sooners
If you are going to win the Big 12, you are going to have to beat Oklahoma. This may have been an idea that most agreed with or believed to be true. But after a dominating second half performance against West Virginia along the offensive and...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Marcus Mariota
Showing up in a highlight package is usually a good thing for Heisman contenders. Not necessarily when that contender is out of pads on the sideline for poor decision-making. That’s where Jameis Winston found himself as backup Sean...
David Fox
2 months ago
Arkansas Razorbacks
I really wanted to take Mizzou (-10) and Washington (-14) last weekend but couldn’t pull the trigger and it cost me… again. I am teetering around .500 and need a big week to bounce back. The good news is Mitch Light (27-18-1) has...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
It’s unusual to see changes in the coordinator ranks just three weeks into the season, but Texas Tech has decided to fire co-defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt. Wallerstedt was fired one week after the Red Raiders’ defense was...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
College Football
 Hosts Braden Gall and Steven Lassan previews the big games in the SEC, Oklahoma's visit to West Virginia, the ACC's turn to crush the Big Ten and much more. The guys also give their locks of the week against the spread in this...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Nick Marshall
The college football world is focused squarely on the Little Apple on Thursday night, as Auburn visits Kansas State in a high-profile non-conference matchup and one of the top games of Week 4. Tough non-conference matchups usually aren’t the...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Kansas State Wildcats
Six of the 10 teams in this league are taking a break this weekend but that doesn’t mean that the Big 12 will be boring in Week 4. No, it’s quite the opposite in fact, as two marquee matchups dot a very limited schedule. Heck...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Todd Gurley
Athlon Sports has formed a Heisman Trophy committee. Each week, we will ask 13 members of the national college football media to rank their top candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Each voter will rank their top five candidates, with each first-...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Marcus Mariota
The original reality TV show is sports. No contrived setting where seven strangers living in a house or one bachelor searching for love can match the excitement the Iron Bowl delivered last fall. The beauty of college football lies in its...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Dana Holgorsen
West Virginia cornerback Daryl Worley has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team rules. Worley’s suspension comes at a critical point for the Mountaineers, as a showdown against Big 12 title favorite Oklahoma is ahead on Saturday...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Iowa State Cyclones
Athlon Sports brings the most intriguing, important, historic and bizarre stats from around the weekend of Big 12 football action: 108: Plays West Virginia ranThe Mountaineers rolled up 694 yards of offense in the win over Maryland in College...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Georgia Bulldogs
Every Saturday night, Athlon Sports’ Braden Gall hosts The Scoreboard Show on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, Ch. 91. Every Tuesday, Athlon Sports will feature his take on the national conversation from fans to players to coaches. The...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Bill Self
For the third year in a row, some of the top Big 12 coaches represent the best the University of Illinois has to offer. It’s true: All three Illinois coaches from 1996-2012 have a home in the Big 12. In the combined 16 seasons from the...
David Fox
2 months ago
College Football
 The guys recap the big Georgia-South Carolina game and what it means for the SEC East. The Week 3 edition also features the quality showing from the Big 12, UCLA's comeback, the Big Ten's second rough weekend in a row and a couple of...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
So much of the early portion of the schedule has to do with league’s jockeying for position. The Big Ten is down. The Pac-12 scored a key win. And no league seems to scream that it’s in charge. Maybe the Big 12 should take that...
David Fox
2 months ago
Clint Trickett
Numbers and statistics are a huge part of college football. Every Sunday, reading updated box scores and stats is like Christmas for fans and media members. Some stats like total offense and total defense are overrated but each help paint a picture...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Kansas State Mascot
Saturday will bring the start of conference play in earnest as key games in the SEC, Big 12 and ACC dot our highlights for next week. Before league play though, there’s one major heavyweight non-conference game, and it could be a...
David Fox
2 months ago
Clint Trickett
Crooked passing numbers are the hallmark of Big 12 teams. In that way, West Virginia is starting to fit in again. After a one-year bowl absence and a rotating cast of injured and ineffective quarterbacks, West Virginia is starting to look like...
David Fox
2 months ago
Todd Gurley
Week 3 offered only one game between two ranked teams, so the notion of Heisman moments was in short supply this week. There was one great play by the current frontrunner for the award, but that play came against Wyoming. It will live in...
David Fox
2 months ago
The third week of college football’s 2014 season is officially in the books. On paper, Week 3 was supposed to be boring. After all, there were few matchups featuring top 25 teams. However, Week 3 provided plenty of entertainment, including...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago

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