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.
2015 ScheduleAll times ET
Jail records show Robert James Castaneda, one of three Texas Tech players kicked off the team earlier this month, has been charged with felony burglary.
The Baker Mayfield Bowl -- Oklahoma at Texas Tech -- is too difficult to resist on Oct. 22.
Kingsbury has stable job at alma mater
Hot-seat buzz circulated after the Red Raiders' 4-8 season in 2014, but Kliff Kingsbury led them back to a bowl last season. The outlook is bright this year with Pat Mahomes under center. How safe are coaches' jobs? (Insider)
Graduate transfer quarterback Davis Webb has officially joined California, giving the Golden Bears an experienced option to replace No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jared Goff.
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.
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.
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.
Which Big 12 team boasts the most-improved position group from this spring? And which position group stood out as needing improvement?
Oklahoma State and Kansas State lead the pack of the best special-teams units in the Big 12.
Former Texas Tech QB Davis Webb, after a change of heart, has decided to transfer to Cal instead of Colorado.
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.
Texas Tech offense looking good
The Red Raiders' fast-paced offense put up gaudy raw numbers and ranked in the top eight in efficiency, points per drive and yards per play in 2015. QB Patrick Mahomes returns after leading the nation in total offense per game (393 yards) and now he has No. 1-rated juco transfer WR Derrick Willies as a target. Top offenses for 2016 (Insider)
How do the Big 12's linebacking corps look now that spring ball has come and gone?
Florida State, with all its offensive starters returning, leads the ESPN Football Power Index's top 10 projected offenses for 2016.
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.
The Big 12 has lost some serious star power from last season, but there are plenty of young players seeking to fill the void.
Here's what we learned about Texas Tech during spring football.
Texas Tech vs Stephen F Austin Lumberjacks
Jones AT&T Stadium - Fri 9/2