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Monday, February 23, 2009
Several big shoes to fill around Big 12


Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin

One of the most interesting parts of spring practice will be watching potential replacements emerge in key situations across the Big 12.

Here are some of the key departures from around the conference and some of the players who will compete to try to fill those vacancies.

 
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  Brian Orakpo's pass-rushing skills will be missed by Texas.