The Cowboys will go only as far as QB Mason Rudolph and a revamped running game can carry them, especially when it gets late in the season.
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Oklahoma State will need to figure out a way to contain James Conner and Pittsburgh's stable of talented running backs in its Week 3 matchup.
With Chad Kelly, Baker Mayfield and Deshaun Watson all back, college football is loaded with quarterbacks. But which school has the best depth at the game's most important position?
Upstarts Baylor, TCU, and Oklahoma State have made their mark on the Big 12 the past five years, but how effectively will they stay near the top?
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
Oklahoma State's Marcell Ateman, a returning starter at WR, could be out until October after recently undergoing surgery to repair a broken bone in his foot. According to The Oklahoman, Ateman injured the foot during non-contact summer drills. Ateman was OSU's third-leading receiver last year with 45 receptions, 766 yards and five touchdowns.
Memphis native Justin Timberlake wants to see the Tigers in the Big 12.
Don't underestimate the academic profile of New Orleans-based Tulane as an expansion school in the minds of the Big 12's presidents and chancellors.
Who has the Big 12's most efficient passing attack. We break it all down.
The Big 12 survived trying times five years ago, with numerous schools departing. Here are several keys for the Big 12's health as it plans to expand.
Where should college football's top 25 teams turn when they need one yard to win the game on the last play? Get ready for some surprises.
Since TCU and West Virginia joined the Big 12 in 2012, the conference is 12-17 in bowl games, a statistic the league's players say they must improve.
Answering reader questions about Big 12 expansion candidates and more.
Countdown to college football: 41 days
In our countdown to college football season, ESPN Stats & Info notes Oklahoma State's +41 turnover margin over the past five seasons, which ranks fifth in the nation. FPI favors the Cowboys in every game but one in 2016.
A look at some of the best moments, quotes and images during Big 12 media days.
In today's roundtable, we discuss takeaways from Big 12 media days and thoughts on the conference's decision to move toward expansion.
Who has the Big 12's best helmets? Where should the league championship game be played? Players weigh in on that and more in our players' poll.
David Boren, chairman of the Big 12 board of directors, said conference expansion by both two schools and four schools will be on the table.
Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer
Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby said new teams could be added to league by 2017. Welcome to the next wave of conference realignment
Barry Sanders averaged 6.2 yards per carry backing up Heisman finalist Christian McCaffrey at Stanford last season.
Brandon Chatmon ESPN Staff Writer
"It looks good, he's got some swag to himself, he's got a little confidence, it brought some pep to his step. I saw it and it was like 'Coach Gundy is growing the Joe Dirt Mullet.' I like it, he needs to keep it for the season." -- Oklahoma State S Jordan Sterns on coach Mike Gundy's mullet at Big 12 media days
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