Remember when the Big 12 used to feature the best running backs in the nation? With spread offenses sprouting up everywhere, the running game has become an afterthought, writes Tim Griffin.
Allen Patrick returned to form just in time for the postseason, running for a career-best 202 yards and two touchdowns as No. 10 Oklahoma wrapped up a spot in the Big 12 championship game with a 49-17 win Saturday against Oklahoma State.
Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops said Monday that a broken collarbone will keep star tailback Adrian Peterson out of this week's rivalry game at Oklahoma State.
From Colorado's triumph to the end of Chase Daniel's winning streak to the Sooners sans Adrian Peterson, the Big 12 is covered here.
Take a look at what questions were answered in the Big 12 South this spring and what problems linger heading into the fall.
Adrian Peterson ran for a season-high 237 yards, including two long TDs in the second half, and Rhett Bomar threw three TD passes to lead Oklahoma to a 42-14 win.
ESPN.com recaps the Top 25 and hands out a few game balls.
A team-by-team look at the Big 12.
(2) OKLAHOMA 38, (20) OKLAHOMA ST 35
OSU's Venrand Morency doesn't get the pub of the other RBs in the Big 12, but he may just be the best.
Oklahoma State's Venrand Morency doesn't get the pub of the other RBs in the Big 12, but he may just be the best.
Todd McShay's initial 2011 first-round projection features a quarterback at No. 1 overall, but defensive prospects dominate the top of the board.