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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 4 Big 12 Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Oklahoma (3-0) – Coming off a huge win over Florida State, all eyes were on the Sooners to see if...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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This Big 12 contest should be one of the more fun college football games all season. The high-octane offenses of Oklahoma State and Texas A&M will meet in College Station on Saturday afternoon in what is only the third game in the history of...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
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This article on college football realignment originally appeared in our 1998 college football annual. As the college football landscape continues to go through realignment and the whispers of superconferences are still heard (despite the PAC-12's...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) With the Pac-12 holding off on expanding to 16 teams, Oklahoma and Texas will stay in the Big 12 – for now. However, the conference is expected to pursue expansion and likely attempt to get back...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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The Big 12 was on its deathbed earlier this week, but has somehow survived for the second year in a row. Thanks to the Pac-12’s decision not to expand and add Oklahoma, Oklahoma State, Texas and Texas Tech, the Big 12 will continue to exist – for...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) Off the field, the Big 12 is currently the ugly ducking of the BCS litter as four of its power teams — Texas, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Texas Tech — appear to be heading West to the Pac-12. But...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
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The most shocking development over the weekend may be the news that Pittsburgh and Syracuse are headed to the ACC, but there were plenty of surprising results on the field as well. Ohio State lost big at Miami, Boston College lost at home to Duke...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) With the news Texas, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Texas Tech are inching closer to joining the Pac-12, the writing is on the wall for the death of the Big 12. Some issues need to be worked out,...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 3 Big 12 Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Oklahoma (2-0) – One major hurdle to reaching the national title has been crossed. The Sooners are...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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College football uniforms have been in the news lately. With Maryland's flag uniforms that looked like something out of Middle Earth, Boise State's "Power Rangers" getup and Oklahoma State's all grey, we're not sure what's going on with the...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) Last week was a slow week in the recruiting world. Washington State picked up a trio of commitments and then won back-to-back games for the first time since 2007. The Pitt Panthers landed Pittsburgh (...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Post-Week 2 Big 12 Power Rankings Check out all of our college football rankings. 1. Oklahoma (1-0) – With a bye in Week 2, the Sooners likely spent Saturday in front of the television....
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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In an attempt to save the Big 12 from crumbling, Baylor is considering legal options against Texas A&M and the SEC. This twist is just the latest in a bizarre saga involving the Big 12, especially after Nebraska and Colorado left the...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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Georgia fans were not ready to see their Bulldogs manhandled by Boise State in Atlanta. UCLA fans are looking for any positive after the last few seasons, but the Bruins fell at Houston on Saturday. Both Mark Richt and Rick Neuheisel entered the...
Patrick Snow
3 years ago
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This article about the death of the Southwestern Conference and subsequent birth of the Big 12 originally appeared in the 1995 edition of Athlon's Big Eight magazine. As Texas A&M prepares to move to the SEC, leaving the future of the Big 12...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan Post-Week 1 Big 12 Power Rankings 1. Oklahoma – The Sooners opened up their quest for a national title with an impressive showing against Tulsa. Oklahoma rolled up 663 total yards against the Golden Hurricane, including 375...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) The clock is ticking on the Big 12 – can it be saved? Texas A&M announced its intentions to leave the conference last week and now Oklahoma and Oklahoma State could be ready to depart the...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan and Mitch Light Big 12 Week 1 Game Previews and Predictions It's the first week of college football. Athlon will be breaking down each conference game. Here's the Big 12.  TCU at Baylor – Friday, Sept. 2 The...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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Buckle up college football fans. Texas A&M’s decision to leave the Big 12 could spur another round of realignment. Needless to say, with Texas A&M’s departure, the Big 12 is hanging on by a thread. The conference could survive with nine...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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By Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) College football as you know it is long gone. Conference realignment chaos is back in the news as Texas A&M's potential move to the SEC has thrown a wrench into the entire college football...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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Updated Monday, August 29, 12:15 PM ET Montel Harris, RB, Boston College A surprise knee surgery has pushed the Eagles starting tailback to the bench for at least the first week of action. Andre Williams, who is battling his own ankle issue,...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
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Updated Monday, August 29, 12:15 PM ET Montel Harris, RB, Boston College A surprise knee surgery has pushed the Eagles starting tailback to the bench for at least the first week of action. Andre Williams, who is battling his own ankle issue,...
Braden Gall
3 years ago
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by Steven Lassan (@AthlonSteven on Twitter) Week 1 College Football Rankings: Big 12 1. Oklahoma – The Sooners enter 2011 as one of the frontrunners to claim the national title. The offense – led by quarterback Landry Jones and receiver...
Steven Lassan
3 years ago
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Each year we ask college football coaches to tell us what they really think about the other teams in their conference. But we don't want the cliche'd press conference platitudes, so we ask them to give us their quotes...anonymously. Here are this...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago
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It's been a big week for Texas A&M. First they were joining the SEC, then they weren't even invited, and now they're leaving their options open.  Since you can learn a lot about someone by looking at their inbox, we thought we'd...
Athlon Sports
3 years ago

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