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  1. Iowa State's eyes open to tough opener

    Jake Trotter

    Iowa State gave little notice to the biggest upset in college football in Week 1 of last season. Because as North Dakota State was driving to knock off Kansas State in Manhattan, the Cyclones were licking the wounds after falling to another FCS po...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  2. Bob Stoops embracing Spurrier's ways?

    Jake Trotter

    NORMAN, Okla. -- Bob Stoops' former players swear he hasn't changed. Instead, the rest of us are just getting to know Oklahoma's head football coach a little better. The last year and a half, college football's third longest-tenured coach -- St...

    Blog | August 27, 2014
  3. West Virginia Mountaineers QB Clint Trickett says Nick Saban's da...

    Jake Trotter

    West Virginia starting quarterback Clint Trickett has known Alabama head coach Nick Saban for a long time.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2014
  4. Trickett's first kiss was Saban's daughter

    Jake Trotter

    West Virginia's opener with Alabama this weekend took an interesting turn Tuesday when Mountaineers quarterback Clint Trickett was asked after practice about his relationship with Alabama coach Nick Saban. Trickett's father, Rick, who is currently...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  5. Roundtable: Week 1 storylines

    Jake Trotter

    Game week has finally arrived. We break down some of the storylines in Week 1 in our weekly Big 12 roundtable: Who between West Virginia and Oklahoma State has the better chance to pull off the upset this weekend? Olson: West Virginia, simply b...

    Blog | August 26, 2014
  6. Sooners moving on minus 'limbo' players

    Jake Trotter

    NORMAN, Okla. -- Oklahoma was hoping to have the talented quartet of wideout Dorial Green-Beckham, running back Joe Mixon, linebacker Frank Shannon and quarterback Baker Mayfield on the field this season. Green-Beckham and Mixon have already been ...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  7. Big 12 teleconference rewind

    Jake Trotter

    Monday morning, the Big 12 held its first weekly coaches teleconference of the season. Here is what was said, and my thoughts: ....

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  8. Blake Bell will start at tight end for Oklahoma Sooners

    Jake Trotter

    Blake Bell, Oklahoma's former starting quarterback, is now its starting tight end.

    Story | Conversation | August 25, 2014
  9. Cowboys' sustainability to be tested

    Jake Trotter

    STILLWATER, Okla. -- In 2007, Oklahoma State opened Mike Gundy's third season as coach on the road against Georgia. The Cowboys lost by three touchdowns, but the defeat marked the launch of one of college football's most successfully sustainable p...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  10. Big 12 morning links

    Jake Trotter

    It's game week... David Ash is focused on quieting critics who thought he should quit. According to Jimmy Burch of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas' QB has used Eric Liddell, whose story is depicted in the 1981 film Chariots of Fire, as inspi...

    Blog | August 25, 2014
  11. Mailbag: Team on upset alert Week 1?

    Jake Trotter

    In today's mailbag, we discuss what team should be on upset alert Week 1, Baylor's front seven, Oklahoma's linebackers, Kansas' running backs and "College GameDay" possibilities this year for the Big 12. As an aside, the season starts next week, w...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  12. Big 12 problem children: TCU, West Virginia

    Jake Trotter

    Today, Big Ten colleague Adam Rittenberg wrote about Michigan, and how the Wolverines have become the "problem child" of the Big Ten. Despite their tradition and resources, the Wolverines have been unable to win big, and instead have been a drag on t...

    Blog | August 22, 2014
  13. Will Baylor have nation's best offense?

    Jake Trotter

    Who will have the best offense in college football this season? The Bears essentially won that argument last year after leading the nation in points (52.4), yards (618.8), 20-yard plays (112) and yards per pass attempt (10.4). ESPN Stats & ...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  14. Position battle update: Texas Tech CB

    Jake Trotter

    This week we've been highlighting the key position battles for every program in the Big 12. We continue this series with Texas Tech, which is still trying to figure out who will start at cornerback opposite Justis Nelson. Here's where the battle s...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  15. Preseason All-Big 12 team

    Jake Trotter

    Today, ESPN.com released its preseason All-American team. Before Big 12 media days, we released our individual preseason All-Big 12 ballots. But to pair with the All-American team, we debated, argued and eventually settled on one Big 12 blog, consens...

    Blog | August 21, 2014
  16. Big 12 morning links

    Jake Trotter

    At least we don't have to worry about volcanoes canceling any games in Big 12 country. The Ames Tribune's Bobby La Gesse has a piece on how exactly Sam B. Richardson reclaimed Iowa State's starting quarterback job. According to La Geese, Richards...

    Blog | August 21, 2014