Big 12 Articles

Years ago, Bill Hancock must have uttered the phrase going on a thousand times: As great as a playoff sounds, it would devalue college football's regular season.   The now-Executive Director of the College Football Playoff said...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
College Football Top 25: Jake Browning, Washington Huskies Football
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The seventh weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
UCF Knights Football
Alternate uniforms and helmets are a big part of every team’s wardrobe throughout any season. While there’s nothing wrong with traditional uniforms and helmets, a different look is never a bad thing. And over the last few years, it...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
J.T. Barrett, Ohio State Buckeyes Football
Week 7 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. Upsets filled the Week 7 slate, including two on Friday night, as Washington State lost to California, and Syracuse knocked off Clemson...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Harold Landry
On paper this weekend, this is not the most enticing set of big-name college football matchups around the country. That said, the games within a game — between players on either side of the ball — are as good as they come.  ...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
Baker Mayfield
As the old saying goes, when Oklahoma and Texas tussle at the Cotton Bowl in October, you can throw out the record books. The Sooners would probably welcome striking at least last week’s result, a 38-31 upset loss to Iowa State, from the...
Allen Kenney
1 month ago
Terence Williams
At this point in the season, the stories couldn’t be more different for the Oklahoma State Cowboys and Baylor Bears.   OSU will continue looking to recapture the spark that ignited an offensive barrage to start its season and get...
Allen Kenney
1 month ago
Jim Harbaugh
The Oklahoma Sooners found themselves on the wrong end of an outrageous outcome last weekend. Unfortunately, neither I nor the Sooners saw that one coming.   Heading into Week 7 of the 2017 college football season, there are a couple...
J.P. Scott
1 month ago
Baker Mayfield, Oklahoma Sooners Football
Week 7 of the 2017 college football season features conference play and league showdowns among top 25 teams, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the seventh weekend of action. The Week 7 slate is a...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Gary Patterson
Following Oklahoma’s stunning loss to Iowa State last weekend, the TCU Horned Frogs are now the only undefeated team left in the Big 12 conference. TCU was able to hold off a tough West Virginia team last week 31-24 at home and is now 5-0...
Peter Mundo
1 month ago
Joel Lanning
Taking the field as a 31-point underdog last week, and with a walk-on and starting linebacker splitting snaps at quarterback, the Iowa State Cyclones pulled out a dramatic 38-31 upset win over Oklahoma in Norman. Iowa State overcame an early 14-0...
Nicholas Ian Allen
1 month ago
Kliff Kingsbury
Before the season kicked off, Texas Tech head coach Kliff Kingsbury’s seat was arguably as hot as any coach in the country. But the Red Raiders are off to a 4-1 start and back in the AP Top 25 for the first time in four years, which...
Peter Mundo
1 month ago
Nic Shimonek, Texas Tech Red Raiders Football
Texas Tech quarterback Nic Shimonek has made his mark on the Big 12 and the national college football scene in his first year as a full-time starter. The Mildred, Texas, native plays with a confidence not often found in an inexperienced player,...
Russell Vannozzi
1 month ago
Tried to tell you in this very column that Week 6 just had the feeling of chaos breaking loose in college football... and that’s just what happened.   Two top-10 teams went down, including one in the top three, to unranked...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
Blowouts are about as common to college football these days as marching bands' halftime performances, and in many cases, the musical compilations are more memorable. Take this past Saturday when 11 games were decided by at least 30 points, five...
Aaron Tallent
1 month ago
College Football Top 25: Auburn Tigers Football
Weekly college football top 25 rankings are a big part of every season, and Athlon Sports will update its top 25 following the games each weekend. The sixth weekend of the 2017 season was filled with exciting games and intriguing...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Jim Harbaugh, Michigan Wolverines Football
Week 6 of the college football season is in the books, and the latest Associated Press (AP) poll and top 25 rankings were released on Sunday. These rankings reflect the first six weeks of action as the season heads...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Nebraska Cornhuskers Football Alternate Uniform
Alternate uniforms and helmets are a big part of every team’s wardrobe throughout any season. While there’s nothing wrong with traditional uniforms and helmets, a different look is never a bad thing. And over the last few years, it...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Matt Campbell, Iowa State Cyclones Football
Week 6 of the 2017 college football season was filled with several intriguing matchups and storylines. Iowa State upset Oklahoma in Norman to knock the Sooners from the ranks of the unbeaten. Michigan also suffered its first loss of...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
Ahmmon Richards
Get the chores done early, make sure the pizza is ordered and your favorite beverages are ice cold because Week 6 in college football has a ton of intriguing games from coast-to-coast that are worth tuning in for. As great as some of the matchups...
Bryan Fischer
1 month ago
Bill Snyder
The Kansas State Wildcats' dominance of the Texas Longhorns stands as one of the more surprising cases in college football of one school having another’s number. KSU owns a 10-7 edge in head-to-head meetings, dating back to the two...
Allen Kenney
1 month ago
Kenny Hill
Shhhhh. Don’t tell anyone, but this West Virginia-TCU game has quietly become kind of a really big deal here.   The two Big 12 rivals (well I wouldn’t exactly call them bitter rivals... yet) both come into this weekend with Big...
Eric Sorenson
1 month ago
I'm calling Week 6 of the 2017 college football season "Who Are You?" week, especially in the Big Ten. We have before us a very interesting slate of matchups this weekend, and those matchups open the door wide for some outrageous...
J.P. Scott
1 month ago
James Blackman, Florida State Seminoles Football
Week 6 of the 2017 college football season features conference play and league showdowns among top 25 teams, and Athlon Sports is ready with complete predictions, preview and picks for the sixth weekend of action. The Week 6 slate begins on...
Steven Lassan
1 month ago
David Montgomery
Iowa State spent last week slogging through an ugly 17-7 loss to Texas. The Cyclones could only muster a total of 256 yards of offense against the Longhorns, including all of 10 rushing.   The Oklahoma Sooners probably watched the game...
Allen Kenney
1 month ago

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