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.
Looking ahead to Saturday's game between the No. 1 Oklahoma Sooners and No. 5 Florida State Seminoles, KC Joyner writes that FSU's defense has a history of shutting down good passing attacks. OU's Landry Jones and Ryan Broyles are next.
KC Joyner lists eight off-the-radar Heisman candidates, including a couple of defensive players who have the chance to work their way into the race. Three promising QBs appear on the verge of Heisman-caliber seasons, as well.
KC Joyner writes that the Texas A&M Aggies can and should be considered a legitimate contender for the Big 12 championship, and that there are several reasons why they can edge out preseason favorite Oklahoma.