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  1. Planning for success: Kansas State

    Max Olson

    There are similarities in the ways No. 5 Auburn and No. 20 Kansas State approach moving the ball on offense. But good luck replicating that in practice. Both programs have taken option ball to new heights in recent years. That doesn't mean K-State...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
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  3. Film review: Swoopes takes next step

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Calling Tyrone Swoopes the quarterback of Texas' future still feels premature. But the quarterback of Texas' present is not what some Texas fans have cynically feared. Back in December, when Swoopes floundered against Oregon in an...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  4. Big 12 morning links

    Max Olson

    Happy Tuesday to all you NFL fantasy owners of Big 12 legend Darren Sproles. You knew this talk was coming: Kliff Kingsbury has a lot of work to do to earn his rich contract, writes Nicholas Talbot of the Lubbock Avalance-Journal. Talbot calls th...

    Blog | September 16, 2014
  5. Jacob Gannon rejoins Iowa State Cyclones

    Max Olson

    Offensive lineman Jacob Gannon has rejoined the Iowa State program 11 days after quitting the team, saying Tuesday he was recently diagnosed with anxiety.

    Story | Conversation | September 15, 2014
  6. Big 12 recruiting scorecard

    Max Olson

    Not many new commitments to break down this time around in our weekly check-in on Big 12 recruiting, but that doesn't mean these coaching staffs haven't been busy. Here's the latest on who's taking visits and who's impressing so far in their senior s...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  7. Big 12 FPI rankings: Week 3

    Max Olson

    ESPN's Football Power Index (FPI) is a measure of team strength that is meant to be the best predictor of a team's 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 si...

    Blog | September 15, 2014
  8. Big 12 helmet stickers: Week 3

    Max Olson

    Here's our weekly recognition of the finest performances in the Big 12. Lots of tough choices as usual, and a lot of first-time honorees this week. These guys got our attention: K Cole Netten, Iowa State, and Josh Lambert, West Virginia: College k...

    Blog | September 14, 2014
  9. In five plays, Texas triumph became torment

    Max Olson

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Five plays. Two minutes of football. That's the difference. That's how quickly Texas' gut-check triumph became gut-punching torture. A No. 12-ranked UCLA team was all but finished. Had those five plays gone as planned, the Long...

    Blog | September 14, 2014
  10. Texas flubs opening coin flip

    Max Olson

    ARLINGTON, Texas -- The result of the pregame coin toss before kicking off against Texas was a bizarre win-win for No. 12 UCLA. When UCLA won the toss, its captains elected to defer to the second half. The game official then turned to Texas' two p...

    Blog | September 13, 2014
  11. New TCU offense ready for next test

    Max Olson

    Reps, reps and more reps. That's what TCU got out of its Week 2 bye. There was, after all, no need to go back to the drawing board. The Horned Frogs' new Air Raid-inspired offense did too many things right in a 48-14 win over Samford back on Aug. ...

    Blog | September 12, 2014
  12. Like father, UCLA lineman is back home

    Max Olson

    Caleb Benenoch has a secret he's hesitant to share with his UCLA teammates: When UCLA marched into his home state in 2010 and stunned Texas, 34-12, he couldn't handle it. "I don't know if the guys know this," Benenoch said, "but I actually cried."...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  13. Big 12 players in the Week 3 spotlight

    Max Olson

    Our weekly effort to identify one player poised for a breakout on each Big 12 team hit on a couple nice performances last week, most notably Kansas' DeAndre Mann, Baylor's Davion Hall and Oklahoma's Blake Bell. We will give it another try this week. ...

    Blog | September 11, 2014
  14. Swoopes building on encouraging debut

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- Before Tyrone Swoopes left the locker room Saturday night, in the moment after his first career start as the quarterback at Texas had ended in a 41-7 disappointment, Shawn Watson made sure to give him a necessary pep talk. A loss ...

    Blog | September 10, 2014
  15. QB Bryce Petty to start for Baylor Bears after missing one game

    Max Olson

    Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty will start against Buffalo on Friday after missing one game with a back injury.

    Story | Conversation | September 09, 2014
  16. Roundtable: Most intriguing matchup

    Jake Trotter

    With seven games against Power 5 conference opponents, this is a huge week for the Big 12. We examine that and other storylines in our weekly Big 12 roundtable: Which Big 12 matchup are you most looking forward to this weekend? Max Olson: While...

    Blog | September 09, 2014
  17. Five questions facing Texas after first loss

    Max Olson

    AUSTIN, Texas -- The honeymoon is over. Charlie Strong is getting his first taste of the sky-is-falling gloominess that Texas' fan base and local media indulge after each loss. "The honeymoon, I don't even know if I ever had one," Strong said with...

    Blog | September 09, 2014