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  1. College Football Awards preview: Big 12

    Max Olson

    As far as invites go, this one is pretty coveted. Four of the Big 12's best are in Orlando as nominees for The Home Depot College Football Awards on Thursday night (ESPN, 7 p.m. ET). Here's a closer look at each player, their competition and our take...

    Blog | December 11, 2014
  2. Art Briles wants committee representation

    Max Olson

    WACO, Texas -- After being left out of the College Football Playoff, Baylor coach Art Briles expressed fears Sunday that the Big 12 and its region were not fairly represented on the inaugural playoff committee. Two hours after the No. 5 Bears were...

    Blog | December 07, 2014
  3. College Football Playoff -- Art Briles of Baylor Bears says playo...

    Max Olson

    After being left out of the College Football Playoff, Baylor coach Art Briles expressed fears Sunday that the Big 12 and its region were not fairly represented on the inaugural playoff committee.

    Story | Conversation | December 07, 2014
  4. Kansas State at Baylor primer

    Max Olson

    "College GameDay," a prime-time national telecast, a home game against a top-10 team -- what more could Baylor have asked for this week? The No. 6 Bears will try to claw their way into the College Football Playoff with a victory over No. 9 Kansas Sta...

    Blog | December 04, 2014
  5. Rewind: Baylor 61, TCU 58

    Max Olson

    Baylor 61. TCU 58. It happened. It still matters. The Big 12's unofficial conference championship game, played on Oct. 11, might not end up settling the College Football Playoff debate as a title tiebreaker or head-to-head hammer to the No. 3 Frogs' ...

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  6. Big 12 FPI rankings: Week 14

    Max Olson

    ESPN's Football Power Index is a measure of team strength that is meant to be the best predictor of performance going forward for the rest of the season. Every week, ESPN will be updating its FPI to compile a ranking based on 10,000 simulations of th...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  7. Despite immense talent, football isn't first for Texas' Malcom Br...

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Malcom Brown doesn't watch football in his spare time. Not that he has spare time. He was asked this season which pro players he idolizes. He had no idea. He doesn't follow the NFL. Brown wants to be the best defensive tackle i...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  8. Instant Analysis: No. 7 Baylor 49, Oklahoma State 28

    Max Olson

    WACO, Texas -- Baylor got revenge for its late-season upset loss in Stillwater last year, knocking off Oklahoma State 49-28 in a rain-drenched game at McLane Stadium to keep its College Football Playoff hopes intact. Here's how it went down: How t...

    Blog | November 22, 2014
  9. TCU AD not stressed over CFP ranking

    Max Olson

    TCU athletic director Chris Del Conte is supposed to be stressed these days, right? His Horned Frogs are perpetually on the move in the unpredictable College Football Playoff rankings, from seventh to sixth to that oh-so-coveted No. 4 spot. Now th...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  10. Big 12 recruiting scorecard

    Max Olson

    Here is what's happening on the recruiting trail around the Big 12 this week: BAYLOR Total commits: 12 ESPN 300 commits: 3 The latest: As if Wide Receiver U needed any more help, the Bears appear to have found a stud for their 2016 class. Navas...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  11. What we learned in the Big 12: Week 12

    Max Olson

    Here's what we learned about the Big 12 in Week 12: 1. TCU win won't help: A gritty comeback win on the road in November is never really a bad thing, but a 34-30 escape at Kansas probably won't help TCU too much in the eyes of College Football Pla...

    Blog | November 15, 2014
  12. Big 12 morning links

    Max Olson

    Happy Friday, everybody. Just a friendly reminder: If your kids want to rake in the big bucks, make 'em play baseball. What magical, divine intervention must take place in order for TCU and Baylor to both make the College Football Playoff? Kevin ...

    Blog | November 14, 2014
  13. Big 12 FPI rankings: Week 11

    Max Olson

    ESPN's Football Power Index is a measure of team strength that is meant to be the best predictor of performance going forward for the rest of the season. Every week, ESPN will be updating its FPI to compile a ranking based on 10,000 simulations of th...

    Blog | November 10, 2014
  14. Baylor AD Ian McCaw defends scheduling

    Max Olson

    The College Football Playoff committee sent a message to Baylor last week. It did it again Tuesday, too. The Bears debuted at No. 13 in the first-ever CFP rankings, six spots behind a TCU team they beat 61-58. Selection committee chair Jeff Long s...

    Blog | November 05, 2014
  15. Big 12 FPI rankings: Week 10

    Max Olson

    ESPN's Football Power Index is a measure of team strength that is meant to be the best predictor of performance going forward for the rest of the season. Every week, ESPN will be updating its FPI to compile a ranking based on 10,000 simulations of th...

    Blog | November 03, 2014
  16. Oklahoma State at Kansas State primer

    Max Olson

    Kansas State debuted at No. 9 in the College Football Playoff Rankings. They have a chance to boost their resume at home on Saturday against Oklahoma State, a team that's dropped from No. 15 to unranked in the polls after back-to-back losses. Bran...

    Blog | October 30, 2014