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Oklahoma QB Jalen Hurts, Baylor QB Charlie Brewer create havoc as runners

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley never imagined having his quarterback run the ball so much.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 26, 2019

OSU coach Mike Gundy: Jalen Hurts makes Oklahoma’s spread look like the wishbone

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley is such a maestro that he can run a completely different offense than what you actually see. At least, that’s what Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy …


Big 12 has chance for 2 more 1st-year coaches in bowl games

Chris Klieman gets an extra game in his first season at Kansas State, and that is significant for the Wildcats’ first-year coach even though it won’t be as long of …


Big 12 this week: No. 13 Baylor another shot to clinch title game spot

Some things to watch in the Big 12 for Week 13 of the regular season:


Oklahoma receivers show they can fill void for CeeDee Lamb

Jalen Hurts entered his biggest game as Oklahoma’s quarterback without his security blanket. Now, he’s even more secure.


TCU and Oklahoma State meet after getting needed Big 12 wins

Some things to watch in the Big 12 this week, with an early start before only two conference games Saturday:


Big 12 wide open after Kansas stranglehold ended last season

Kansas State coach Bruce Weber shrugged off the early predications that the Wildcats, who just a few months ago were still reveling in the glow a shared Big 12 championship, …


Kansas favored in Big 12 after record 14 titles in row ends

Kansas has been tabbed as the favorite to win the Big 12 men’s basketball title, the season after the end of the Jayhawks’ NCAA record run of winning the conference …


Jalen Hurts vs Sam Ehlinger also has some Heisman positioning in play

It might not be all that important to them at the moment, but Heisman Trophy positioning will also be at stake Saturday when Oklahoma quarterback Jalen Hurts and Texas quarterback …


Red River rivalry Big 12 highlight on October’s 2nd Saturday

Some things to watch on the second Saturday in October in the Big 12:


Big 12 QBs far from finished with 8 non-senior starters

The Big 12 has long been a quarterback’s league. It has six Heisman Trophy winners in the last 18 seasons, and Oklahoma could produce its third in a row this …


No. 24 K-State into Big 12 opener undefeated under Chris Klieman

Some things to watch on the fifth weekend of Big 12 Conference play:


West Virginia staring at tough October after 3-1 start

West Virginia coach Neal Brown has little time to gloat about a winning record and what went right in the initial third of the season with the toughest part of …


No. 5 Oklahoma’s improved defense supporting offense

It is a small sample size, but the numbers say Oklahoma’s defense has improved this season. An aggressive, ball-hawking defense led by new coordinator Alex Grinch has done its part …


Imperfect Big 12 start even after all 10 teams win openers

The Big 12 Conference got off to a 10-0 start this season. There were some struggles even though every Big 12 team won its opener for the first time since …


Big 12 preview: Red River rematch could happen again with Texas-OU

Oklahoma and Texas could be on the course for another Red River rematch in the Big 12. The Sooners have won the last four Big 12 titles. They got their …


Kentucky to visit Texas Tech in 2020 Big 12/SEC Challenge

Kentucky will visit 2019 NCAA Tournament runner-up Texas Tech and Kansas will host Tennessee on Jan. 25 as part of the seventh annual Big 12/SEC Challenge. Other matchups include Kansas …


UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019

Texas says 10-win season not enough to be ‘back’ in Big 12

Texas coach Tom Herman knows that the Longhorns are a bit ahead of schedule after 10 wins in his second season. They also made the Big 12 championship game and …


UPDATED: Wed., March 6, 2019

Kansas’ streak of 14 straight Big 12 titles ends with thud

Devonte Graham called up his former teammates at Kansas a couple weeks ago and offered some encouraging words, along with reminding them about “the streak.” He helped keep it going …


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018

Washington State’s consistency pays off in Alamo Bowl victory over Iowa State

There probably wasn’t quite enough scoring on either end of Friday’s Alamo Bowl to coin the game a “Texas Shootout.”


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018

Analysis: Washington State captures program-record 11th win, beating Iowa State 28-26 in Alamo Bowl

It was something they’d become obsessed with this month.


UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018

John Blanchette: Gardner Minshew saves his best trick for last – making a bowl game memorable

When Iowa State’s Willie Harvey reached ramming speed and drove the crown of his helmet straight at Minshew’s nose early in the second quarter of Friday’s Alamo Bowl, all the …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018

Difference makers: Seniors Gardner Minshew, Peyton Pelluer lead Washington State in 28-26 Alamo Bowl win

Difference makers from Washington State’s 28-26 victory over Iowa State at the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018

TV Take: Gardner Minshew makes most of final showing in crimson and gray as Washington State outlasts Iowa State in Alamo Bowl

The senior transfer quarterback not only threw for 299 yards, ran for one touchdown, threw for two others, set WSU and Pac-12 single-season passing records but also made the play …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018

Washington State’s Gardner Minshew becomes Pac-12 single season passing leader for yards, completions

Thirteen games after throwing his first pass for Washington State, Gardner Minshew has become the Pac-12’s career passing leader, usurping former Cal and current Los Angeles Rams quarterback Jared Goff …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018

Washington State, Iowa State draw crowd of 60,675 to Alamo Bowl

Friday’s attendance was announced at 60,675, making it the 14th highest-attended game in Alamo Bowl history.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018

Washington State’s Marcus Strong gets nod of approval from ‘Prime Time’ after first-quarter interception

Even though it erased a defensive touchdown for the Washington State cornerback, Deion Sanders gave Marcus Strong a thumbs-up for the celebration that followed his interception in Friday’s Valero Alamo …


Multiple targeting calls disqualify Iowa State defenders during second quarter of Alamo Bowl

Harvey, a redshirt senior from Florida, was flagged after leveling Cougars quarterback Gardner Minshew on a 7-yard scramble in the second quarter. On third-and-11, the linebacker led with his helmet …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 28, 2018

Iowa, Washington governors make tasty bet over Alamo Bowl showdown between Cougars, Cyclones

The governors of Iowa and Washington are making a tasty wager over which football team will win the Alamo Bowl in San Antonio.


The pick: Why Washington State will beat Iowa State in the Alamo Bowl

WSU won’t mind spending three to four hours trapped inside the San Antonio Alamodome for Friday’s Alamo Bowl against Iowa State. The Cougars won’t have to worry about the elements, …