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The Big 12 didn’t really play out as we expected it back in August. We tabbed four teams as being in close contention for the conference title (we got three of them right) but had none of them in the top 15. In other words, we didn't...
David Fox
8 months ago
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Bryce Petty
Big 12 title implications are potentially on the line when Baylor and Texas meet on Saturday afternoon. If Oklahoma State beats Oklahoma earlier in the day, this game won’t factor in into the conference championship discussion, but the Bears...
Steven Lassan
8 months ago
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Case McCoy
Someone in the Big 12 scheduling office must have had an idea how the season would turn out.The season is over for all but four Big 12 teams, but this week’s two games will feature three teams who still have a shot at the Fiesta Bowl. The...
David Fox
8 months ago
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Unlike other leagues, the Big 12 had few fireworks and few surprises in its second to last week of the season.The three teams still in contention for the Fiesta Bowl remain so, even if Baylor needed four takeaways to overcome a struggling offense...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Will Muschamp
With two weeks left in the 2013 season, college football’s coaching carousel is about to get interesting. And after this Saturday’s slate of games, several teams will close the book on their 2013 schedule. With the season over for many...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Art Briles
Perhaps the most telling number for Week 13 in the Big 12 is the two teams that aren’t involved in the most important game in the league this year.Baylor at Oklahoma State is the biggest game in the Big 12 this season (so far), meaning...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Tim Beckman
With three weeks left in the 2013 season, college football’s coaching carousel is set to begin. There were no coaching changes over the last week, but with the end of the year coming for a few teams, expect to see more movement over the next...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Fortune is strange in college football.The last time Georgia encountered Nick Marshall, the Bulldogs had dismissed the then-cornerback and two teammates. Marshall went to junior college and reinvented his career as a quarterback before Auburn...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Nebraska Cornhuskers
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:Max Bullough, LB vs. Ameer Abdullah, RB (Michigan State at Nebraska)...
Athlon Sports
9 months ago
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Caes McCoy
Oklahoma State and Texas will meet this week in a game with Big 12 title implications at stake just as everyone projected back in August.It just wasn’t pegged that way back in September.Back on Sept. 28, Oklahoma State had lost to West...
David Fox
9 months ago
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USC mascot
USC and Texas were two of the biggest disappointments after the first month of the college football season.USC started 3-2, with wins over Hawaii, Boston College and Utah State. The Trojans had a disappointing 10-7 home loss to Washington State and...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Will Muschamp
Another week, another college football coach fired. Ron English was dismissed a day before Eastern Michigan was set to take on Western Michigan last week. Eastern Michigan is one of the toughest jobs in the nation, but English’s teams showed...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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The first number to know for this week’s Big 12 stats of the week is probably three. As in three contenders for Big 12 coach of the year.All three superb coaching jobs were on display last week. First, there’s Art Briles, who has Baylor...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Johnathan Gray
Texas’ Big 12 title hopes took a hit on Saturday night, as running back Johnathan Gray was lost for the season with an Achilles injury. Gray rushed for 780 yards and four touchdowns on 159 attempts in 2013.With Gray sidelined, the Longhorns...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Nick Saban
Alabama coach Nick Saban will be the next coach of the Texas Longhorns. Current UT coach Mack Brown has one foot out the door. Saban's agent, Jimmy Sexton, is already jockeying for position, eyeing a Lone Star State payday. Sorry, Alabama fans...
Nathan Rush
9 months ago
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Week 11 in the Big 12 was an exercise in unexpected stars.Baylor’s Shock Linwood and Texas’ Desmond Jackson were buried on the depth chart entering the week, but injuries forced both to take bigger roles in key games to preserve...
David Fox
9 months ago
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Bryce Petty
Baylor enters the final month of the season on the verge of a special year. The Bears won 18 games from 2011-12, but coach Art Briles has positioned this team for a run at the national championship.Baylor has rolled to a 7-0 start, winning five...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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According to several media reports, Texas is set to hire Arizona State’s Steve Patterson as its next athletic director. Patterson graduated from Texas’ Law School in 1984 and edged West Virginia’s Oliver Luck for the job.Patterson...
Steven Lassan
9 months ago
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Charlie Weis
After a flurry of activity in late September/early October, the college football coach carousel has been quiet in the last few weeks. But is a period of calm signaling a busy offseason? It’s not out of the question.Texas’ Mack Brown...
Steven Lassan
10 months ago
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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
10 months ago
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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
10 months ago
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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
10 months ago
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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
10 months ago
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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
10 months ago
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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
10 months ago

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