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4dMitch Sherman

Big 12 coaches sound off on expansion plans

From improving the conference's playoff chances to strengthening its fan appeal, Big 12 football coaches weighed in on the possibility of expansion.

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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.

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Gary Patterson: TCU's growth, Alamo Bowl

TCU coach Gary Patterson talks about the potential expansion of the Big 12, his team's improvement and the Horned Frogs' comeback win over Oregon in last season's Alamo Bowl.

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Gary Patterson on the progression of Kenny Hill

TCU coach Gary Patterson joins Ivan Maisel to discuss the heartbreaks and joys of last season, the progressions of QB Kenny Hill and his expectations for the 2016 CFB season and why players are more likely to leave early than they used to be.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

TCU coach Gary Patterson on running back transfer Derrick Green, who struggled with weight and work ethic issues at Michigan. "He'll find that he's never practiced like we're getting ready to practice. So either he will get himself in shape, or the Texas sun will get him into shape." Green's arrival is even more critical after a season-ending injury to Shaun Nicks.

How TCU is replacing top passer, rusher, receiver (1:46)

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

Mark Schlabach ESPN Senior Writer 

The Big 12 (really 10) announced it's going to explore adding as many as four teams through expansion. The league's board of directors has authorized commissioner Bob Bowlsby to solicit interest from potential candidates. Among the schools that might be considered potential candidates: Boise State, BYU, Cincinnati, Colorado State, Connecticut, Houston, Memphis, UCF and USF. Bowlsby said the Big 12 board "saw the path forward clearly and has taken steps. We need to look at it logistically and put a plan together."

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Most double-digit win seasons

Bob Stoops, who is scheduled to speak at Big 12 media days on Tuesday, leads all active FBS head coaches with 13 double-digit win seasons. That's three more than Nick Saban.


Brandon Chatmon ESPN Staff Writer 

Big 12 Director of officials Walt Anderson explains why TCU LB Ty Summers hit on Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield was illegal last year.

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6dPhil Steele

The 13 biggest CFB surprise teams for 2016

The top of the 2016 college football heap is projected to look a lot like the end of 2015 -- starting with Alabama and Clemson. But what are the sneaky-good teams that could crash the CFP party?

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7dMitch Sherman

TCU, Gary Patterson embrace unknowns

TCU lost a lot of recognizable offensive stars, but coach Gary Patterson likes what he has seen in terms of energy and desire.

Mascots get weird and dance (0:59)

Team Stats

Passing Yards345.59th
Rushing Yards218.824th
Points For41.78th
Points Against26.1Tied-59th