The Big 12 is a bit behind on the recruiting trail. Oklahoma has the top-ranked class, but all eyes will be on Texas to see how the Horns close.
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Cowboys still OK after draft declaration
Oklahoma State will again feature one of the nation's top passing connections in 2017, as QB Mason Rudolph and WR James Washington have both decided to return for their senior seasons, writes Adam Rittenberg. Winners and losers (Insider)
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Arizona State announced that Josh Henson, a former offensive coordinator at Missouri, has been hired as the offensive line coach and run game coordinator. He spent the last two seasons as an offensive analyst at Oklahoma State.
OSU-Tulsa an under-the-radar opener in '17
Tulsa at Oklahoma State may not seem like a nationally important game, but to open the 2017 season this is a game that is going to be fun to watch with plenty of points. Tulsa averaged 42.5 PPG last season. Countdown to 2017
From Deshaun Watson to Jonathan Allen to Dalvin Cook, it was a bowl season filled with spectacular performances. Here are the best of the best.
Cowboys climb to No. 11 in rankings
Oklahoma State improves by one spot in the wake of its convincing Alamo Bowl win. That made for another season of double-digit victories for Mike Gundy. Power Rankings
While Oklahoma State's offense is expected to be strong next season, its defense appears to need help after losing key players on all three levels.
Oklahoma State finished strong, winning its bowl game and finishing with another 10-win season.
Dominant performances by Oklahoma State and Oklahoma provided some of the Big 12's top highlights during the league's impressive postseason.
The Cowboys and Sooners dominate the offense for the Big 12 All-Bowl team, with Kansas State and Baylor headlining the defense.
Alabama loses the bulk of its menacing defense, but there's plenty of talent waiting in the wings. Expect Florida State to return to the ACC summit, but Michigan might slide in the Big Ten.
Final AP Poll: Cowboys finish at No. 11
Oklahoma State (10-3) closed the season with a convincing 38-8 win over Colorado in the Alamo Bowl. Three Big 12 teams make the final ranking. Final AP Poll
To keep the bowl momentum going, the Big 12 must win several of the marquee nonconference games on tap next season.
Oklahoma goes into 2017 with major holes to fill, but the rest of the pieces are in place for the Sooners to make a run at a Big 12 three-peat.
One reason for optimism for the teams in Mark Schlabach's Way-Too-Early Top 25 is the talent on the way in 2017. Here's a look at how next season's best teams are faring in recruiting.
The Rose Bowl, featuring USC vs. Penn State, was a high-drama, high-scoring affair that rates among the best of the season.
Readers also ask questions about Texas, Baylor, West Virginia and more in this week's Big 12 mailbag.
The Cowboys and Sooners turned in impressive postseason performances, as did Baylor WR KD Cannon and Kansas State LB Elijah Lee.
Sugar Bowl win lifts Big 12 over SEC
Oklahoma's win over Auburn in the Sugar Bowl resulted in a winning record in bowl season for the Big 12 and a .500 record for the SEC ahead of the national championship game.
Metrics show Kansas State, Oklahoma State and West Virginia played the most efficient defense in the Big 12, but nationally the league has work to do.