Remember when the Big 12 used to feature the best running backs in the nation? With spread offenses sprouting up everywhere, the running game has become an afterthought, writes Tim Griffin.
Take a look at what questions were answered this spring and what problems linger heading into the fall.
From Kansas State working at night to Bo Pelini patrolling Lincoln bars to Texas finding a running back, Tim Griffin has the latest from the Big 12 spring practices.
Five teams appear to have a legitimate shot at the conference crown, but Missouri and Oklahoma enter spring practice atop the Big 12 power rankings.
How will Big 12 teams fare in their bowl games? Can new coaches make a difference at Nebraska and Texas A&M? Our Big 12 notebook addresses those questions and more.
From Texas coach Mack Brown's lobbying against the two-team-per-conference BCS bowl rule to Kansas' focus to the rest of the Big 12's chances for becoming bowl eligible, the conference is covered here.
From Stephen McGee's rushing to Missouri's depth to the Nebraska-Texas matchup, the Big 12 is covered here.
From Mike Leach's fascination with pirates to Kansas' undefeated ride to Sam Keller's endorsement for the Nebraska program, the Big 12 is covered here.
From Nebraska's needs on defense to Kansas State cracking the Top 25 to a preview of the '07 Red River Rivalry, the Big 12 is covered here.
Texas Tech coach Mike Leach hinted at a change and a day later the Red Raiders had a new defensive coordinator, writes Tim Griffin in the Big 12 notebook.
Jamaal Charles has been a threat for Texas, but fumbling problems could blemish his start, writes Tim Griffin in the Big 12 notebook.
There could be budding quarterback controversy at Oklahoma State, writes Tim Griffin in the Big 12 notebook.
After waiting his turn on the scout team, Texas Tech receiver Michael Crabtree exploded on the scene last week, writes Tim Griffin in the Big 12 notebook.
With most of the spring games in the books, our Big 12 notebook addresses how everyone fared.
With spring practices getting started, our Big 12 notebook addresses the big questions facing each team.
Texas A&M's close calls, Ron Prince gutsy playcalling and Paul Thompson's impressive passing highlight this week's Big 12 notebook.