Big 12 schedule makers couldn’t have set things up any better. The conference title will be decided on the final Saturday of the season and three teams enter the day with legitimate hopes to earn the Big 12’s BCS berth.
about 14 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Texas Longhorns
Two games left. A conference title up for grabs. Here we go. The Big 12 storylines to keep an eye on this weekend: 1. Crowning a champion: The Big 12 didn’t need a big prime-time showdown at AT&T Stadium to end up with a marquee final weekend of conference play.
Taking stock of Week 14 in the Big 12: Team of the week: After trailing by three scores for most of the game, Iowa State came roaring back with 17 straight points in the fourth quarter and ultimately prevailed 52-44 in a stunning, triple-overtime comeback.
about 19 days ago | Jake Trotter | Texas Longhorns
AUSTIN, Texas -- From the first snap of Thursday's game, Texas Tech quarterback Baker Mayfield had to know trouble was coming. The last thing a freshman quarterback wants to see is a defense he wasn't prepared for, and that’s exactly what Texas unveiled.
Recognizing the best of the best from the Big 12 in Week 14: Baylor Bears defense: Yes, Baylor gave up 38 points against a TCU team that finished 4-8. But the Bears wouldn’t have won this game without four critical takeaways from its opportunistic defense.
Taking stock of Week 11 in the Big 12: Teams of the week: For the first time this season, we're recognizing two teams here, as both Baylor and Kansas State snagged the biggest wins of their seasons in impressive fashion.
about 40 days ago | Jake Trotter | Oklahoma Sooners
The Big 12’s best will finally play each other in November, the defining stretch of the conference schedule. There will be no more doubts about who will be the conference favorite, no more questions about the legitimacy of some teams' resumes heading into December.
about 50 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Oklahoma Sooners
One reason I'm glad the NBA is back. Kansas all-purpose threat Tony Pierson might not play against Texas, reports Ben Ward of the Topeka Capital-Journal. TCU coach Gary Patterson wants him team to "find ways to get it done" writes Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
about 52 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | Oklahoma Sooners
Recognizing the best and brightest from around the Big 12 in Week 9: RB Desmond Roland, Oklahoma State: Where did this come from? Jeremy Smith has been talked up as the Cowboys’ best back throughout the season, but it was Roland who exploded when given the chance to be the feature man.