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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.

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Roundtable: Big 12 media days, expansion

In today's roundtable, we discuss takeaways from Big 12 media days and thoughts on the conference's decision to move toward expansion.

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

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Mike Gundy's keeping the mullet alive (1:08)
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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

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma State QB Mason Rudolph, when asked a question by a TCU reporter. "You keeping an eye on Walsh? He getting (Gary) Patterson coffee?" J.W. Walsh, now a TCU GA, was OSU's backup QB last season.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy, on Kevin Durant leaving OKC: "Just broke my heart."

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Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy, on his mullet:

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

You know the season isn't too far away when mascots and cheerleaders are posing at Big 12 Media Days in Dallas.

Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer 

Oklahoma State QB Mason Rudolph's early review of Stanford transfer RB Barry J. Sanders: "He's a great kid, great athlete, change of direction is tremendous."

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

More on Mike Gundy mullet-mania at Big 12 media days. Gundy said he's joked with new Oklahoma State running Barry J. Sanders "that if we can get him to run like his dad, we'll just let it grow all year."

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Even at media days, the Jayhawks get pushed around.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

During Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy's press conference, all anyone can tweet about is his hair. Even his son:

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Compelling questions for Big 12 media days

Among the highlights, Baylor players get their chance to sound off and Patrick Mahomes gets a wider audience in Dallas this week.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Kansas coach David Beaty is impressed with the level of athleticism in the Big 12: "This conference is completely loaded with ridiculous freaks." Beaty continued gushing, noting his observations this morning at the league's media days. "Oklahoma State, I just saw those freaks walking around, those are some big dudes."

Brandon Chatmon ESPN Staff Writer 

The Big 12 set up trophies at media days this year, which is a new touch at the conference's annual event.

ESPN's Stats & Info

Sooners heavily favored to win Big 12

Oklahoma is given a 65.4 percent chance to win the Big 12. In-state rival Oklahoma State is second with a 17.7 percent chance, per ESPN's Football Power Index.

Team Stats

Passing Yards357.37th
Rushing Yards132.2110th
Points For41.29th
Points Against29.086th

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