Good research from Jason Kersey of The Oklahoman, who notes that quiet years for Oklahoma in the preseason All-Big 12 teams have preceded overachieving years.
Great to see this: Iowa State running back Shontrelle Johnson has been fully cleared for team activities after a knee injury last season. Coach Paul Rhoads talks about how he recruited his son to Ames.
Stadium seats in Baylor's new stadium have sold out more than 400 days before the first kick.
Brian Fremeau of Football Outsiders says Texas and Oklahoma State are the two teams from the Big 12 most likely to stop the SEC's run of national titles.
Jimmie Tramel of the Tulsa World has three reasons Oklahoma State will and won't win the Big 12.
The Tulsa World's John Hoover looks at the prominence of Tulsa players on the All-Big 12 team.
Mark Stoops didn't have much to say about Bob Stoops' comments about the SEC this summer.
Gina Mizell of The Oklahoman says Shaun Lewis is the No. 11 most important player on the Cowboys' team.