West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen at Big 12 media day
Last season the Big 12 tied the SEC with the most number of bowl teams at nine, despite having four less members.
I’m not expecting the Big 12 to be quite as strong this season, nearly every team in the conference will be breaking in a new quarterback. The only teams that won’t be are Texas (David Ash), Oklahoma State (Clint Chelf), and TCU (Casey Pachall).
The winner of the Bedlam rivalry has either won or shared the Big 12 title the last three years. I expect Oklahoma and Oklahoma State to both be competing for the Big 12 title this season once more. Last season Kansas State surprised nearly everyone as they took home a share of the conference title, after being picked to finish sixth before the year began.
This season the Big 12 is as wide open as ever, and there are essentially no guarantees right out of the gate. Once again, the conference will showcase its high powered spread offensive attacks and make its case to be...