If I started a university and a football team tomorrow, how long do you think it would take me to get them an invitation to the WAC? 2015? 2014?
Commissioner Bob Bowlsby talks with Dennis Dodd of CBSSports.com about why the Big 12 is happy at 10. "...no one has proven to me that larger is better," he said.
What does Louisville's move to the ACC mean for the Big 12? Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman offers a eulogy for the Big 12's year-long flirtation with the Cardinals.
Allan Taylor of WV Metro News has a column on what the shifting landscape in college sports means for the Big 12.
One of Texas' biggest donors says he expects Mack Brown to come back next season, reports Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman.
But did that TCU loss make too many other folks want to move Mack into an administrative role? Randy Galloway of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram writes about the issue. He's not so sure Mack has another year left, but scoffs at the idea of Gary Patterson being the next coach in Austin.
Want to be a head coach some day? Offensive coaches in Oklahoma seem to be rolling out the door by the dozen, writes Gina Mizell of The Oklahoman.
Could Todd Monken be the next one? He's put together a high-powered offense despite a lot of high-impact injuries, writes John Helsley of The Oklahoman.
Karl Joseph is just a freshman, but he's emerged as a star for the troubled WVU defense. How's he done it? Mike Casazza of the Charleston Daily Mail writes about the question.
Baylor's recent rise can be tacked on the backs of its offensive line, writes Will Parchman of the Waco Tribune-Herald.
OSU running back Joseph Randle is proving himself as a leader and taking things more seriously lately, according to Pokes coaches.
Saying goodbye to Nick Florence this weekend is going to be emotional for Art Briles, writes Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News.
Kansas State quarterback Collin Klein says he's chasing after a Big 12 title, not the Heisman, writes Tony Adame of the Wichita Eagle. Can Texas' defense figure out how to contain him? Mark Rosner of the Austin American-Statesman looks at the task ahead.
Despite tweets from him suggesting the opposite, Texas Tech TE Jace Amaro isn't cleared to play yet, writes Nick Kosmider of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
Chuck McGill of the Charleston Daily Mail looks at West Virginia's passing game trio's record-breaking run in Morgantown.