Will the Big 12 walk away with the Heisman? Is expansion the key to the CFP? Does West Virginia have a QB now? You ask the questions, and we answer.
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From the Allstate Sugar Bowl to the Motel 6 Cactus Bowl, here's a ranking of all the Big 12 bowl games.
Watch: Home Depot College Football Awards Show
Nine individual awards will be handed out, including the Maxwell Award for Player of the Year. This year's Maxwell finalists are Louisville QB Lamar Jackson, Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield and Michigan LB Jabrill Peppers. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN
The Big 12 had tough choices for Coach of the Year, where it couldn't go wrong, and at first-team quarterback with an embarrassment of riches.
A look at the 10 best Big 12 games of the 2016 season, games with crazy endings, classic performances and controversy.
A look at the best players in the Big 12 that you're likely to hear from again.
From best postgame speeches to best hair, from classic celebrations to clutch calls to, oh yeah, who did the best coaching jobs this season? We hand out the postseason honors.
Oklahoma's Dede Westbrook on offense, Jordan Willis of Kansas State on defense are standouts among the coaches' All-Big-12 selections.
Not all records are created equal. Some teams fatten up on cupcakes to secure wins, while others load up on tough teams despite the risk of losses. You'll notice the difference this bowl season.
West Virginia is well-represented on our list of the class of the conference this season, as are the Oklahoma schools and Kansas State.
We unveiled our 2016 ESPN.com All-Big 12 team on Tuesday morning, but we couldn't just stop there.
The Big 12 was once again known for its explosive offenses, so of course Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield and DeDe Westbrook led the way this season.
Oklahoma State (Colorado) and Oklahoma (Auburn) landed interesting bowl opponents for games that promise to provide a lot of excitement.
Although Oklahoma didn't go to the College Football Playoff, its 9-0 whipping of the rest of the Big 12 makes it a no-brainer atop the power rankings.
Reunion for Buffs, Pokes in Texas
Colorado and Oklahoma State played together in the Big 12 and before that in the Big Eight. Adam Ritteberg likes the champions of the Pac-12 North Division to bring a win back home from San Antonio. Bowl predictions
The Buffaloes are making thier first bowl appearance since 2007, but stopping Mason Rudolph and the Cowboys is no small order.
There shouldn't be quite so much consternation and hand-wringing around the Big 12 about this year's CFP snub, for a few reasons.
Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer
The Big 12 is spending the holidays with its exes. Colorado vs. Oklahoma State in the Valero Alamo Bowl, Texas A&M vs. Kansas State in the AdvoCare V100 Texas Bowl.
Bob Bowlsby is looking for answers from College Football Playoff officials after Ohio State made the playoff without winning its conference and Washington had a weak nonconference schedule.
Some teams (Wisconsin, Oklahoma State, Colorado) were eliminated because of losses. Others (Penn State, Oklahoma) are out despite wins. No matter how you slice it, only four teams remain.
Oklahoma lost one Heisman candidate to injury, but another stepped up to lead the Sooners to a Bedlam win and the Big 12 title.
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
Oklahoma wide receiver Dede Westbrook has averaged 48.8 yards per reception on his school-record 16 touchdown catches this season. According to Oklahoma, that is the most yards per touchdown catch by any FBS receiver of at least the last 21 seasons, with at least a dozen TD catches.
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield had quite the postgame press conference after the Sooners' Big 12 championship. Sporting a Fu Manchu mustache -- a Bedlam tradition carried over from last year, when he declared "there was a new sheriff" in the Big 12 -- Mayfield admitted BEFORE the game, he had a customized shirt made with the words "Back to Back 2015 and 2016," which he wore under his pads Saturday. "The coaches didn't know. They probably wouldn't have been very happy with me." Mayfield also came in wearing one of the buttons Oklahoma had passed out at the stadium, promoting Mayfield and WR Dede Westbrook for the Heisman. Mayfield, however, crossed out his name with a black sharpie, to endorse Westbrook's candidacy over his. "Dede is the best player in the country." When pressed if he wanted to pull his name from Heisman consideration, Mayfield replied, "I didn't say that." To top it all off, Mayfield declared that he would not enter the NFL draft and would return for his senior season, "with the goal of winning a national title."
Oklahoma State @ Colorado Buffaloes
Alamodome - Thu 12/29