Gary Patterson's Horned Frogs are 13-2 in nonconference play since joining the Big 12, and they can pad that total with a win vs. Arkansas.
With a long way to go to the Class of 2018 signs letters of intent, but these five powerhouses are already ahead.
Headlined by No. 1 Xavier Thomas, a South Carolina DE, the 2018 class has its share of instant-impact players.
The Badgers could be a better team than last year's 10-3 squad, but will likely be underdogs in five of their first seven games.
Months after the SEC joined the satellite camp craze, the conference's coaches still have reservations about the whole arrangement.
Upstarts Baylor, TCU, and Oklahoma State have made their mark on the Big 12 the past five years, but how effectively will they stay near the top?
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