Five of the Big 12's quarterback recruits are current or former ESPN 300 recruits, and Oklahoma in particular added some strength at the position.
Joe Lunardi's bracketology: No. 6 seeds
- East: Notre Dame Fighting Irish
- West: Providence Friars
- South: Duke Blue Devils
- Midwest: Baylor Bears
Joe Lunardi's bracketology: No. 5 seeds
- East: Purdue Boilermakers
- West: Texas Longhorns
- South: Arizona Wildcats
- Midwest: USC Trojans
Plenty of ways to win
Peyton Manning is the first quarterback since Ben Roethlisberger in Super Bowl XL to win the Lombardi Trophy without throwing a touchdown pass.
DeMarcus Ware's big game in the Denver Broncos' Super Bowl win was the culmination of an NFL journey filled with hard work and determination.
Crystal ball: Cowboys will bounce back
It was a nightmare season for Tony Romo & Co., but Dan Graziano sees Dallas restoring order in the NFC East next season behind a healthy No. 9. Crystal ball for 2016
The Big 12 wants to keep its family arguments out of the public's eye, but the battle for its future has played out for everyone to see.
Dallas is nowhere without Romo
How important has Tony Romo been for the Cowboys? Dallas has gone 1-13 in games started by quarterbacks other than Romo over the last three seasons.
Ponies put a beatdown on Bulls
SMU's only had one bigger road victory in school history than the 34-point lambasting of USF. It's been a full century since their 51-1 win over Dallas High School in the first road win in school history during the 1916-17 season -- yes, you read that right.
Carolina has a tough hill to climb
Getting to the Super Bowl is a hard enough task, but returning to the big game a year after losing? That is truly a rare feat. Only the '70 Cowboys and '71 Dolphins came back and hoisted the Lombardi Trophy a year after confetti fell on their opponent.
Riding off into the sunset?
If Super Bowl 50 was indeed Peyton Manning's final game, Hollywood couldn't have scripted a better ending. The sure-fire Hall of Famer wouldn't be the first legend to finish on top.
SEC powers and a few surprises make top junior's favorites.
The Cowboys know the blueprint for defensive success in the NFL. Now they need to go out and find the players to execute that blueprint.
Denver continues to dominate
Super Bowl 50 was the Broncos' third title in the past 25 seasons. Only the Patriots have captured more Lombardi Trophies during that stretch.
Baylor University outlines an external review it has commissioned to investigate how the school handled sexual assault cases.
Shake Milton scored 22 points and Nic Moore added 17 as No. 12 SMU rebounded from its second loss of the season with a 92-58 rout of struggling South Florida on Sunday.
Tim MacMahon ESPN Staff Writer
Rick Carlisle had high praise for rookie Justin Anderson after the first-round pick, who has played sparingly most of the season, was plus-6 in 13 minutes during the Mavs' overtime win in Memphis. "We knew he was a special kid when we drafted him," Carlisle told reporters. "It's been an arduous process getting him to the point where he is now, where he understands what his job is on the team and how to really funnel his energies. But he's doing a good job. He's just got to continue it."
Terrell Owens is statistically one of the NFL's best receivers ever, and one of the league's brashest personalities, but not yet a Hall of Famer.