The Big 12 has failed to send the number of prospects to the NFL like its Power-5 brethren have. They did have the #1 overall pick a year ago with Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield. Today we are going to look at what the ten-member institutions of the Big 12 have to offer. BAYLOR BEARS JALEN HURD, SR, WR/TE Jalen Hurd signed with Tennessee as a five-star running back. Injuries and
Tom Herman is looking to rebuild the Texas Longhorns back to being a legitimate National Championship contender each and every year. He may have his work cut out for him, but landing a commitment from four-star 2018 quarterback Cameron Rising was a big step in the right direction. Rising is currently rated as the No. 3 pro-style quarterback in the 2018 recruiting class, while also being ranked as the No.
The Akron Zips ended a five-game losing streak dating back to last season as they had a dominating performance, on both sides of the ball, routing the Golden Lions of Arkansas-Pine Bluff 52-3 last Saturday in the home opener at InfoCision Stadium. This Saturday, the Cyclones of Iowa State from the Big 12 will be the opposition for the Akron Blue and Gold. ISU comes into the contest at 1-1
When the college football season begins, Texas Longhorns fans will see a new face coaching the team. After three years of underperformance mixed with some over-hype, Charlie Strong was given his walking papers. Add the success of the coaches with their previous teams to the depth that Texas has at key positions; the end result may pleasantly surprise both fans and coaches. Additionally, the Longhorns have key experienced players returning.
It seems that there is a group of individuals who are acting swiftly against Baylor University. If you happen to be unaware as to why the Big 12 is acting in this matter towards Baylor, I will bring you up to date. A couple of weeks ago, there were several reports going around that a former female student of Baylor was filing a lawsuit against the school with claims that
Four months ago, Big 12 Conference Commissioner, with the blessing of the conference presidents and athletic directors, stated that it was time to expand. Well, after four months of propping up schools, interviews, and soul searching, its four-month expansion exploration ended without ONE SINGLE VOTE cast for any school. Commissioner Bob Bowlsby and Oklahoma president David Boren, the acting chairman of the Big 12 board, announced the conference wouldn’t expand Monday.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9gvkVuGqpz4 While the 2017 NFL Draft isn’t till April, one name to keep an eye on is Texas Tech Red Raiders junior quarterback, Patrick Mahomes II. The son of former 11-year MLB veteran Pat Mahomes, Mahomes II is looking to blaze a path all his own out in Lubbock and hopefully begin a new one entirely in Philadelphia next spring. With mock drafts from now until the upcoming draft talking
The Big 12 may have a serious issue on their hands now as non-profit group Athlete Ally is fighting the possible placement of BYU into the Conference. Big 12 sees this as a chance to add another powerhouse, sports-wise into the fold, while Athlete Ally is focused on the ramifications on a social scale, who is right, who is wrong is the big question? BYU, who is owned and operated
Fred Hoiberg has been one of college basketball's most successful coaches of the last decade. His Iowa State teams have been amongst some of the best units in the nation. However, with Hoiberg now joining the NBA ranks, a new leader must emerge for the Cyclones. The man for the job is Steve Prohm, and he is more than ready to take on the challenge. Prohm has proven to be
If it wasn't for an injury to Georges Niang, the Iowa St. Cyclones might have been national champions. Yes, the team was that good, and going into the 2014-15 season they were once again expected to be one of the elite in college basketball. Despite losing DeAndre Kane to graduation, the Cyclones looked ready to take on any and all comers. They got off to a 3-0 start, but fell