Expect Florida State and Oklahoma State to be among those teams to use impressive bowl wins as a springboard to better things in 2017. Oklahoma and Virginia Tech? Let's hold off for now.
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With important visits with OU, Ohio State and FSU, the No. 4 player has a few final things to get figured out about his finalists.
Stoops, OU shrugged off early disappointment
The losses to Houston and Ohio State were long forgotten at season's end, which delivered another Big 12 title and major bowl win. Bob Stoops takes momentum into the 2017 season. Coaches' stock (Insider)
Baker Mayfield's final tour with OU
Mayfield completed 71 percent of his passes for 40 touchdowns and averaged a staggering 11.1 yards per attempt. How far can the QB take the Sooners in his senior season? Top 25 returning players (Insider)
Oklahoma State could have the nation's top group of WRs in 2017, while Texas could contend in the Big 12, but its brutal schedule will make that tough.
Narrowing down the top 25 returning Big 12 players was no easy choice, but Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield is the clear No. 1.
Okoronkwo, Brown key returns for 2017
Ogbonnia Okoronkwo led the Sooners in sacks (9) and in tackles for loss with 12. First-team All-Big 12 selection Orlando Brown will return as well to continue his punishing protection of QB Baker Mayfield. Top returning players: Nos. 26-50 (Insider)
There are less than two weeks until national signing day. A lot can happen between now and then, and commits are looking around. These schools will need to fight to hold onto these recruits.
2017 Football Class Rankings
National signing day is rapidly approaching, and the combination of multiple commitments along with the release of the final ESPN 300 player rankings has spurred changes throughout the class rankings. Ranks 1-10 (Insider)
Westbrook, Mayfield among nation's best
The Sooners had two players make the cut for the final 2016 #CFBrank top 50, with Dede Westbrook (WR) coming in at No. 3 and Baker Mayfield (QB) at No. 13. Final #CFBrank
Some of the players that Big 12 teams lost early to the NFL will be very difficult to replace.
The Oklahoma offense lost a pair of All-Big 12 running backs and its go-to wideout. Baker Mayfield is back, but the quarterback can't do it alone.
Oklahoma freshman cornerback Parrish Cobb has been jailed in Texas on three counts of aggravated robbery.
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.
Wilson has two weeks to make his final decision. The five-star got one-on-one time with Ed Orgeron and a better sense of what he could do at LSU.
Answering reader questions about all things Big 12 as the long college football offseason begins.
From QB derbies to thinking about a replacement for Bill Snyder at Kansas State to the playoff, we take a stab at the 2017 season in the Big 12.
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.
K-State LB Elijah Lee and WVU WR Shelton Gibson made questionable decisions to leave for the NFL, but most of the Big 12's other stars should do well.
After a 1-2 start, Oklahoma's offense came together, helping the Sooners become the first Big 12 team in seven years to go unbeaten in league play.
Sooners rise in season's final rankings
Those September stumbles seem like about a year ago. Oklahoma climbs one notch to No. 6 from its pre-bowl position and naturally maintains its position as the top-ranked Big 12 team. Power Rankings
Oklahoma has Baker Mayfield coming back, but has gaping holes to fill at running back and wide receiver.
Dominant performances by Oklahoma State and Oklahoma provided some of the Big 12's top highlights during the league's impressive postseason.
Oklahoma vs UTEP Miners
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