I was going to put Texas at No. 17 on my ballot this week because of the neutral-site loss, but I decided to go ahead and move them back up to 11 because if you take away a couple penalties, recover a couple fumbles, take away a few dropped passes, subtract about 300 rushing yards and give the Longhorns about 275 more, Texas would be 5-0.
Oklahoma State could be on the verge of a special season, writes Brandon Chatmon of The Oklahoman.
Vahe Gregorian of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch rehashes the events of the famous Fifth Down with new input from the key characters that allowed the play to happen 20 years ago. Colorado and Missouri meet for the last time as Big 12 foes this week.
That dream finale of the Big 12, Oklahoma vs. Nebraska in the Big 12 title, is falling into place, writes Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman.
Kansas State dared UCF to stop its running game, and it did. The Wildcats are going to try to stop that from happening again, writes Austin Meek of the Topeka Capital-Journal.
Kansas coach Turner Gill is keeping an eye on the big picture, but he's ready to "coach his butt off" to correct the mistakes the Jayhawks have made, writes J. Brady McCollough of the Kansas City Star.
Texas Tech coach Neal Brown says Taylor Potts had the best game of his career against Iowa State, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez is forcing the big plays, and that's produced some inconsistency, writes Jon Nyatawa of the Omaha World-Herald.
Oklahoma has been outscored 51-17 in the fourth quarter, but is still 5-0, reports John Hoover of the Tulsa World.
Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman says the Big 12 is down, Texas better ditch its short passing game against better competition and shares his "crazy prediction" about K-State.