Here's a look at five Big 12 standouts who went from overlooked on signing day to members of the Ultimate ESPN 300. No. 57 Robert Griffin III, quarterback, Baylor: RGIII wasn't atop the list of elite quarterbacks who signed to play college football in the class of 2008.
about 467 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | NCF On The Trail
It's Take Two Tuesday, where we give our takes on a burning question in the league. Today's Take Two topic: Which player has the biggest gripe about being left off our Big 12 Mount Rushmore Take 1: Jake Trotter The player with the biggest gripe is Texas running back Ricky Williams.
about 824 days ago | Jake Trotter | Texas Longhorns
With the BCS era ending, we released the Big 12 all-BCS-era team this morning. ESPN.com also put together a national all-BCS-era team, and four Big 12 alums made that illustrious squad: RB: Adrian Peterson, Oklahoma (2004-06) -- Nicknamed "A.
about 867 days ago | Jake Trotter | Oklahoma Sooners
After 16 years, the BCS era is finally over. Next season, college football will have a playoff instead. With the BCS done, we've come up with our Big 12 all-BCS era team (1998-2013) below: Offense QB: Vince Young, Texas (2003-05) -- Young led Texas to its first national title in 35 years with an unforgettable performance in the Rose Bowl against USC.
about 867 days ago | Jake Trotter | Texas A&M Aggies
The Big 12 has featured some prolific wide receiver tandems over the years. Baylor's Tevin Reese and Antwan Goodley, however, have a chance to top that list. This season, Reese is second in the Big 12 with 118 yards receiving a game.
about 937 days ago | Jake Trotter | Texas Longhorns
NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma has dominated recruiting in its home state. But every now and then, the Sooners have missed out on a key prospect. Either because they've overlooked him, or because, well, that prospect just wanted to go elsewhere.
about 1213 days ago | Jake Trotter | Oklahoma Sooners
Every weekday morning, a member of the SoonerNation gives his take on three things happening in the Sooner sports world. 1. The NFL draft begins tonight at 7 p.m, and though it's unlikely any Sooners will hear their names called during the first round, there will be plenty of familiar names coming off the board.
about 1494 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Oklahoma Sooners
So, maybe you're not an NFL GM (or maybe you are). If you're an obsessive fantasy football player (guilty here), you know the tier system well. It's similar to what NFL teams use on draft day, to know when they're getting a player at a value, and when they can afford to wait around.
about 1509 days ago | David Ubben | Texas Longhorns
I've been inspired by the boys at the Big Ten Blog, and this should be a fun walk through each week in the new-look Big 12 next season. I'll pick one game a week during the season that I'd attend if it were entirely up to me.
Laquon Treadwell (Crete, Ill./Crete-Monee) is one of the top 2013 wide receivers in the country. He boasts offers from Alabama, Auburn, Oklahoma and Michigan, among others. For many of the schools looking at him, he has met the coaching staff, met the players and been to games, but what he's really looking forward to now is seeing spring practices.
about 1531 days ago | Chantel Jennings | Michigan Wolverines