KC Joyner breaks down the New Era Pinstripe Bowl matchup between the West Virginia Mountaineers and Syracuse Orange. With two high-powered offenses, it should be one of the most exciting bowl games this year.
KC Joyner writes that Kansas State didn't get much respect in preseason polls, but after the Wildcats beat Oklahoma in Norman and jumped to No. 7 in the AP top 25, it's clear the Wildcats are a Big 12 title contender.
At the beginning of the season, 10 wins and a BCS bowl berth would have been very ambitious goals for Notre Dame. But two weeks into the season, KC Joyner writes that both of those are well within reach for the Irish.
A Big 12 player hasn't won the Thorpe Award (nation's best defensive back) since 2006, but there could be a historic amount of talent in the conference this season. KC Joyner ranks the league's eight favorites to win the Thorpe in 2012.
KC Joyner provides eight reasons the Texas Longhorns should be considered the favorites to win the Big 12 this season, including an elite pass defense anchored by two shutdown cornerbacks and a rushing offense on the verge of becoming special.
ESPN Insider KC Joyner writes that Mike Gundy seems to have figured out a recruiting strategy that eluded previous high-profile coaches at Oklahoma State and will allow the Cowboys to compete on a national level.