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West Virginia Mountaineers
TCU is still ahead of Baylor in the playoff rankings (for better or for worse) and will sit at home and watch this weekend. But Baylor still controls its own destiny and has a chance to earn some style points against Oklahoma State. Not to be...
Braden Gall
2 days ago
Texas Longhorns
There is no way the Big 12's Week 12 slate will be able to match last weekend’s drama. TCU made a national statement, Baylor did something it’s never done in school history, Texas continued to right the ship and Kansas,...
Braden Gall
1 week ago
Kansas State Wildcats
All offseason long, the Big 12 pointed to Nov. 8 as its season-defining weekend, featuring a showdown of epic proportions that will likely decide the league championship and a possible College Football Playoff berth. We all just thought...
Braden Gall
2 weeks ago
Big 12 Football
The release of the first College Football Playoff rankings revealed some interesting statements about the Big 12. No. 7 TCU is ranked well ahead of No. 13 Baylor despite losing to the Bears. Kansas State, the Big 12's lone remaining...
Braden Gall
3 weeks ago
West Virginia Mountaineers
The Big 12 probably needs this type of weekend. Not to take anything away from West Virginia visiting Oklahoma State — which could be a battle for first place — but this entire league needed to catch its breath after last...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
Oklahoma Sooners
Few weekends in the Big 12 will be as important and as critical as Week 8. The top ranked team and lone unbeaten in on the road at one of the most difficult places to win in the league. Two of the greatest coaches in Big 12 history will battle...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
TCU Horned Frogs
Entering the season, many believed the Big 12 to be a two-horse race between Baylor and Oklahoma. But at the midseason point, the Big 12 has as many teams ranked in the AP Top 15 as any other league in the nation. (Yes, that includes the SEC.)...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
TCU Horned Frogs
The Big 12 was a huge part of the mass confusion that took place across the college football landscape last weekend. The conference figures to be in the spotlight once again as two of the nation’s 10 remaining unbeaten teams will battle...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
TCU Horned Frogs
After two lackluster weeks filled with off weekends and snoozers, the Big 12 takes center stage nationally on what is being referred to as the Week of Doom in college football. Oklahoma and Baylor will face nasty road games while...
Braden Gall
1 month ago
Fred Hoiberg
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.  No. 15 Iowa State has rebuilt itself into a national contender, and that shouldn’t be any...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Georges Niang
Georges Niang is hardly a household name among casual fans, but he has earned respect the hard way: by winning. Niang played in the shadow of Nerlens Noel and Wayne Selden in prep school but was part of an Iowa State trio a year ago — along...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
Iowa State Cyclones
It was an extremely light week in Big 12 action despite two contenders (Kansas State and Oklahoma) playing critical nationally televised games last weekend. Things return to normal somewhat in Week 5 as this league gets back into full scale...
Braden Gall
1 month 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
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
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
Texas Longhorns
Many are talking about how weak the Week 3 slate looks nationally. While there’s only one Top 25 matchup in any conference, the Big 12 only has one “bad” game this weekend. There’s an intense in-state rivalry. There are...
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: 81-28: Texas-BYU score the last two yearsFans in Austin were appalled (rightly so) when its team allowed nearly...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Art Briles
The Big 12’s Week 2 slate was light, but there was plenty of intrigue around the league.Oklahoma easily handled in-state foe Tulsa, defeating the Golden Hurricane 52-7 to improve to 2-0. And in other easy victories: West Virginia trounced...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Texas Longhorns
Most of the Big 12 went about its business in Week 1. All of the title contenders, with the exception of Texas Tech, won easily and looked good doing it. Unfortunately for Texas, however, their victory was far more costly than the rest of the...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
It was a rather eventful first weekend of action for the Big 12.  Oklahoma, Baylor, Texas, Kansas State and TCU were picked to finish in the upper half of the league and each did nothing in Week 1 prove anything otherwise.  The...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Oklahoma State Cowboys
Bob Stoops has been fighting the good fight all offseason long but the rubber meets the road now that the season is starting. Both Oklahoma State and West Virginia played in BCS bowls in the last few seasons but both are heavy underdogs to...
Braden Gall
2 months ago
Big 12 Football
Visit Football Study Hall to get in-depth team previews, advanced stats and features for the 2014 season .Baseball has sabermetrics. Basketball has KenPom’s efficiency rankings. What does football have? When it comes to advanced...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
Bryce Petty
The Big 12 heads into 2014 looking to rebound on the national stage. Oklahoma is coming off a huge Sugar Bowl victory against Alabama, and Baylor is likely to rank as a top 10 team by most this preseason after winning the conference title last year...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
Oklahoma Sooners
Many believe that the Big 12 is a two-horse race in 2014. While that is likely true, the rest of the conference is going to be extremely entertaining. Kansas State, Texas, TCU, Texas Tech and Oklahoma State all believe they can step into that...
Braden Gall
3 months ago
Texas Longhorn
The beauty of college football lies in its unpredictability and volatility. Roster turnover is largely responsible for the tremendous amount of variability from year to year within the sport. Key graduations, early entries into the NFL Draft,...
Braden Gall
3 months ago

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