Big 12 Articles

Bob Stoops
With Bob Stoops at Oklahoma, Gary Patterson at TCU, Mike Gundy at Oklahoma State and Bill Snyder at Kansas State, the Big 12 is home to some of college football's top coaches. And the depth in the league improved over the offseason, as Texas...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
DJ Durkin
Scheduling remains one of the most high-profile controversies surrounding college football, particularly in the new Playoff era. Like most college football controversies, it's not one the sport is likely to resolve any time soon, with...
Kyle Kensing
1 month ago
Baker Mayfield
It goes without saying that you need a good quarterback in order to be a successful college football team. While it may not wholly determine a team’s success each season if they have a quality signal-caller behind center, one doesn’t...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
Connor Williams
A grand total of 14 players from the Big 12 were selected in last weekend’s NFL draft, so a top 25 list for next season seems like either overkill or wishful thinking.   Frankly, a few of the names below are serious reaches...
Allen Kenney
1 month ago
Sam Darnold
With the 2017 NFL Draft in the books, it's time to take an early look at 2018 and some of the top prospects on the radar for pro scouts. Although USC quarterback Sam Darnold has just 10 career starts, the sophomore ranks as the No. 1 player in...
Athlon Sports
1 month ago
The big question about the difficulty of Big 12 teams’ schedules this year: Where do you play Oklahoma?   The Big 12’s round-robin approach creates a high degree of uniformity among its members’ individual schedules....
Allen Kenney
1 month ago
With star quarterback Mason Rudolph and an abundance of offensive weapons back in 2017, the Oklahoma State Cowboys have dark horse hopes of winning the Big 12 and qualifying for the College Football Playoff. The schedule generally seems to break...
Allen Kenney
2 months ago
Bob Stoops
Once again, Oklahoma enters a season as the consensus favorite to win the Big 12. The Sooners also harbor hopes of securing their second bid to the College Football Playoff in what will be its fourth year in existence.   Related: ...
Allen Kenney
2 months ago
Dana Holgorsen
As the West Virginia Mountaineers look to continue upon last season’s success they will have to do it with some new faces both on the field and on the sidelines.   Head coach Dana Holgorsen, for the first time since taking the helm...
Jeremy Simon
2 months ago
As Texas has stumbled through the better part of a decade, the Longhorns haven’t made things any easier on themselves with their scheduling philosophy.   In addition to the annual Big 12 round robin, UT annually loads up in the non-...
Allen Kenney
2 months ago
Bill Snyder
Another year, another winning record and bowl game for the Kansas State Wildcats. Despite lacking the resources to land blue-chip recruits, Kansas State has been a model of consistency under head coach Bill Snyder. The 77-year-old continues to defy...
Nicholas Ian Allen
2 months ago
Lamar Jackson
Spring practice is a busy time for all 130 college football teams, and it's no secret most of the attention in offseason workouts starts with the quarterback position. The 2017 crop of quarterbacks starts with defending Heisman Trophy...
Steven Lassan
2 months ago
Malik Jefferson
Optimists might look at the Big 12 teams’ three non-conference games and point out that it means one fewer chance for the programs to pulverize a cupcake directional school. The cynics see fewer opportunities for marquee matchups.  ...
Allen Kenney
2 months ago
For the first time since 2010, the Purdue Boilermakers will play on the second weekend of the NCAA Tournament. They advanced after their close victory over No. 5 Iowa State 80-76 this past Saturday. Now, the Boilermakers will look to pull off the...
Antwan Staley
3 months ago
After a short period of scuffling, the 2015 and ‘16 campaigns represented a welcome return to normalcy at Oklahoma. The Sooners followed up their College Football Playoff appearance in ‘15 with a season that was pretty much par for...
Allen Kenney
3 months ago
So... anything new in Waco?   Baylor torched all the vestiges of the Art Briles era at the end of the 2016 season. Ex-Temple head coach Matt Rhule is the new sheriff in town, bringing with him an impressive record of success and a...
Allen Kenney
3 months ago
Deondre Francois
The countdown to the 2017 college football season is already underway, as spring practices and position battles for spots on the depth chart for all 130 teams across the nation are already in progress in offseason workouts. And one...
Steven Lassan
3 months ago
It’s been eight long years since the Kansas Jayhawks posted a winning record, and nine since the program won more than three games in a season. However, the 2017 Jayhawks have the talent and experience to compete and there is renewed optimism...
Nicholas Ian Allen
3 months ago
Mike Gundy
Among the more surprising stats in college football, Oklahoma State has won at least 10 games in five of the last seven seasons. Mike Gundy’s rep these days is all about his mullet, but he deserves more recognition among the elite head...
Allen Kenney
3 months ago
Texas’ latest fresh start begins in earnest this spring under new head coach Tom Herman   Texas’ football program has slogged through a long seven years.   Since the Longhorns played for the national championship at the...
Allen Kenney
3 months ago
Gary Patterson
After winning a combined 23 games in 2014 and ‘15, TCU took a seemingly inevitable step back in 2016. The Horned Frogs faded in the second half of the season, dropping five of their final seven games.   The disappointing year left...
Allen Kenney
3 months ago
Kliff Kingsbury
Despite the optimism entering the season, the Texas Tech Red Raiders failed to qualify for a bowl game for the second time in three years and sat at home this winter with a 5-7 record.   Simply put, it was the same old story in Lubbock. Head...
Nicholas Ian Allen
3 months ago
The Matt Campbell era officially enters its second season in Ames with an emphasis on players and coaches alike knowing what to expect, both from opponents and themselves. A philosophy which shouldn't be hard to abide, given how much the 2017...
Robert A. Boleyn
3 months ago
Bob Stoops
College football teams are stirring once again, as spring practice has begun in different parts of the country. Activity will only pick up as the calendar turns to March, especially in Big 12 country.   Iowa State (Feb. 28) is the first Big...
Athlon Sports
3 months ago
D'Onta Foreman
When the official list of invitees to the 2017 NFL Scouting Combine was released, the college football world was abuzz at what a shockingly low number of players were headed to Indianapolis from the Big 12. In total, just 19 alums from the...
Bryan Fischer
3 months ago

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