Now is the time when the foundation of future success is built. The offseason is when players start to emerge as potential stars of the future or contributors who will change the fortunes of their teams.
about 150 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Texas Longhorns
Having a highly ranked recruiting class and a bunch of four-star signees sounds good in the spring and summer, but it's a different story when the season begins. The freshmen who are game-ready are the ones who get the playing time, no matter their star rating.
An intriguing opening week in the Big 12, including a pair of neutral-site showdowns with the SEC. My picks for Week 1 -- and I wouldn't go to Vegas with them: FRIDAY Texas Tech 35, SMU 27: All eyes will be on Texas Tech's quarterback, whether that's Davis Webb or fellow true freshman Baker Mayfield.
about 315 days ago | Jake Trotter | Texas Longhorns
Jeremy Smith isn't the lone non-quarterback in the conference with big shoes to fill. As the Oklahoma State running back aims to replace Joseph Randle, here are some other Big 12 players looking to make a mark on the conference like their predecessors.
about 325 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Texas Longhorns
Clint Chelf or J.W. Walsh? There might be no wrong answer. Tulsa World columnist John E. Hoover considers Mike Gundy's QB problem a "perfect situation." Gina Mizell of the Oklahoman offers her best-case and worst-case scenarios for OSU this season.
Three of the best offensive weapons the state of Texas has to offer, regardless of class, committed to three different Big 12 programs this past week. Those recruits, as well as a look at a startling number of big-time uncommitted prospects left in the state, highlight this week's top Big 12 storylines: Baylor has 'it' "It" at Baylor can stand for a few things.
about 329 days ago | William Wilkerson | NCF On The Trail
How times have changed at Texas. Just a short time ago the Longhorns wouldn't even offer junior targets without them attending one of their Junior Day's first. Now Texas is ahead of most with eight commitments in 2015 and now has its first verbal pledge from a 2016 prospect.
about 331 days ago | William Wilkerson | NCF On The Trail