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  1. Best case, worst case: Texas Tech

    Jake Trotter

    The last two weeks, we've been running dream and nightmare scenarios for teams in the Big 12. In other words, what a season would look like if every single imaginable domino fell into place. And, conversely, if everything that could go wrong, well, d...

    Blog | June 26, 2014
  2. Best case, worst case: Baylor

    Jake Trotter

    One of my favorite annual sports pieces to read is Bill Simmons' NBA Draft Diary. I also always have to read Mel Kiper's yearly NFL Draft grades as well as the annual unveiling of Keith Law's top 100 baseball prospects. Another one of my favorites...

    Blog | June 16, 2014
  3. Big 12 poll: Best imaginary team?

    Jake Trotter

    Earlier Thursday, we concluded our 22-round draft of current Big 12 players. Below are the three lineup outcomes of that draft, and as you can see, each of us went in different directions. Like the St. Louis Rams, Max and Brandon built up their de...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  4. Imaginary Big 12 players draft, Part III

    Jake Trotter

    Following up on NFL draft weekend, we've been conducting our own draft, picking from current Big 12 players to fill out three 22-man lineups. Below is a recap of the first 15 rounds of the draft from the past two days, followed by rounds 16-22. ...

    Blog | May 15, 2014
  5. Big 12 post-spring breakdown: OL

    Jake Trotter

    With spring ball done, we're reexamining and re-ranking the positional situations of every Big 12 team, continuing Thursday with the offensive line. These outlooks will probably look different in August. But here's how we see them post-spring: 1. ...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  6. Big 12 post-spring breakdown: QBs

    Jake Trotter

    With spring ball done, we'll be reexamining and re-ranking the positional situations of every Big 12 team, beginning Monday with quarterbacks. Some of these outlooks will look different in August. But here's how we see them post-spring: 1. Baylor ...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  7. Spring depth chart analysis: Baylor

    Jake Trotter

    Over the next two weeks, we'll be analyzing the depth charts of every Big 12 team coming out of the spring. We start with Baylor, which released an official two-deep shortly after concluding spring ball in early April. OFFENSE QB: Bryce Petty (...

    Blog | April 28, 2014
  8. Red Raiders riding new wave of momentum

    Jake Trotter

    LUBBOCK, Texas -- From the outside, it seemed as if the House That Leach Built was crumbling all around Kliff Kingsbury. There was a five-game losing streak that included getting whipped at Texas on Thanksgiving night. His starting QB left for ano...

    Blog | April 10, 2014
  9. Texas Tech QB Webb building off bowl

    Jake Trotter

    LUBBOCK, Texas -- When Davis Webb found out he'd lost Texas Tech's quarterback derby last preseason, he got sicker. Literally. However, neither the setback of coach Kliff Kingsbury picking walk-on freshman Baker Mayfield to be the starter, nor ...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  10. Poll: Top Big 12 freshman on offense

    Jake Trotter

    The 2013 season featured the most improbable of Big 12 Offensive Freshman of the Year winners. As a walk-on, Baker Mayfield won Texas Tech's quarterback job during the preseason, then went 5-0 as a starter before injuring his knee. A surprise c...

    Blog | March 27, 2014
  11. Q&A: Texas Tech coach Kliff Kingsbury

    Jake Trotter

    Kliff Kingsbury's first season as coach at Texas Tech featured plenty of superlatives. The Red Raiders got off to a torrid start and jumped into the top 10 of the polls. Then, after opening 7-0, Texas Tech nosedived with five straight losses to close...

    Blog | February 25, 2014
  12. QB Michael Brewer to transfer from Texas Tech Red Raiders

    Jake Trotter

    The Texas Tech Red Raiders have lost another quarterback as sophomore Michael Brewer plans to transfer at the end of the spring semester, the school announced Wednesday.

    Story | Conversation | January 15, 2014
  13. Big 12 lunchtime links

    Jake Trotter

    I feel for Wes Welker having to wear this helmet. He still scored a TD Sunday. Offensive line coach Joe Wickline confirms to The Oklahoman's Gina Mizell that he's leaving Oklahoma State for the same position at Texas. This is a coup for the Longh...

    Blog | January 13, 2014
  14. Q&A: Ex-Texas Tech QB Baker Mayfield

    Jake Trotter

    Last month, in a stunning move, Baker Mayfield decided to transfer from Texas Tech despite winning the starting quarterback job in the preseason as a walk-on true freshman. Mayfield, who also started Texas Tech's regular-season finale against Texa...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  15. Big 12 mailbag

    Jake Trotter

    In the final mailbag of 2013, we discuss West Virginia quarterbacks, Texas coaches, Baker Mayfield and bowl payouts. To the 'bag: Connor in Austin, Texas, writes: Do you think that the last few seasons (let's go back to the 5-7 season) have bee...

    Blog | December 27, 2013
  16. Big 12 lunchtime links

    Jake Trotter

    The New Yorker on the best movies of the year: The Austin American-Statesman's Danny Davis reported that former Texas Tech QB Baker Mayfield is planning to enroll at Oklahoma, and walk on in January. According to The Oklahoman's Jason Kersey, tha...

    Blog | December 20, 2013