FedEx has dangled sponsorship and other revenue to help land Memphis in the Big 12. But the shipping giant's money, and that of other big businesses, might not be enough.
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A lot of folks in the media have speculated Texas and Texas A&M could benefit big time from Baylor signees if they get released from their national letter-of-intent, but several recruiters told me today TCU could be the biggest beneficiary. Quite a few of Baylor's 2016 recruits had the Horned Frogs as finalists.
Patterson's job as stable as his statue
Gary Patterson already has a statue of himself on TCU's campus. After guiding the Frogs into the Big 12 and becoming a force in the league, it's hard to imagine him going anywhere. How safe are coaches' jobs? (Insider)
Which game from each conference will have the biggest impact on the league champion and thus the College Football Playoff?
The latest Big 12 stats and trends analysis has to do with yards per play allowed, as TCU has led the way since joining the Big 12 in 2012.
Wanting to make changes to chase a playoff spot is understandable. But the system is unpredictable, and there's no certainty any one thing would work.
The Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip has a unanimous choice in Week 5, the Oklahoma-TCU game, which has been tightly contested nearly every season.
Are Oklahoma's Josh Heupel and TCU's Trevone Boykin among the top five quarterbacks in Big 12 history? A case can be made for both players.
As the Big 12 considers its options for the creation of a conference network, a streaming service, though risky, could be a trail-blazing solution.
The usual suspects make an appearance, but so do sleepers like Tennessee and Oklahoma State. Sorry, Iowa, don't expect a 2015 repeat.
As programs settle in for the offseason, expansion talk and playoff possibilities are on the minds of Big 12 fans.
In looking back over our Big 12 position rankings heading into the summer, Oklahoma -- with talent on both sides of the ball -- winds up on top.
Oklahoma State and Kansas State lead the pack of the best special-teams units in the Big 12.
Alabama has built a defensive dynasty, so it's no surprise that the Tide lead the ESPN Football Power Index's top 10 projected defenses for 2016. They have SEC company at the top, though.
TCU takes on SEC foe Arkansas in Week 2, but Texas Tech's trip to face Arizona State might hold even more intrigue.
Baylor boasts the conference's most explosive offense, and TCU has come on in recent seasons to sit near the top of the rankings.
Things are stable in our assessment of the conference's defensive backs following spring practices, with Oklahoma the best of the bunch.
Which quarterback battle is more important to its team's success this fall: Texas' or TCU's?
How do the Big 12's linebacking corps look now that spring ball has come and gone?
In six months, the last leg of the race for the four spots in the College Football Playoffs will be underway. Which teams could be sleeper picks?
Things are pretty much where they were before the spring along the conference's defensive lines, with Oklahoma and TCU ahead of the pack.
Questions abound about whether a Big 12 network will be formed and what the future makeup of the conference might look like.
To complete our study this week of returning experience on the Big 12 post-spring rosters, we're taking a closer look at the defenses.
There was no movement in the top 6 in our WR rankings from pre-spring to post-spring; the groups at Baylor and Oklahoma State are deep and talented.
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