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Narrowing down the top 25 returning Big 12 players was no easy choice, but Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield is the clear No. 1.
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.
With Doug Meacham steering the Jayhawks' offense, will quarterback Carter Stanley make a big leap in his third year in the program?
Several high-level recruits and experienced transfers, including Will Grier and Anu Solomon, will challenge for starting roles this offseason.
Answering reader questions about all things Big 12 as the long college football offseason begins.
Kansas hired Doug Meacham as offensive coordinator. Meacham had the same role at TCU and led an offense that was explosive in 2014 and 2015 but struggled in 2016.
Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer
Kansas coach David Beaty has hired OC Doug Meacham away from TCU. That is quite a coup for a KU program with a 2-22 record in the past 2 seasons. TCU had one of the nation's most prolific offenses in 2014 and 2015 under Meacham and Sonny Cumbie. The Frogs struggled with inconsistency throughout the 2016 season after losing QB Trevone Boykin and 4 other seniors to the NFL.
Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer
Kansas QB Ryan Willis announced he's transferring to Virginia Tech. Willis started 10 games in 2 years with the Jayhawks but lost the job to Carter Stanley this season. He'll have to sit out 2017 for the Hokies but would have two seasons of eligibility after this year.
Jeremy Crabtree RecruitingNation
More than 100 FBS head coaches are two hours into a meeting to discuss the proposed recruiting reform package that includes two early signing periods for college football. Kansas coach David Beatty stepped out of the meetings for a second and was asked how it's going. He simply shook his head and sighed.
As the Jayhawks look to 2017, they need to focus on upgrading a running game that ranked among the worst in college football.
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.
Jayhawks unbeatable at Phog Allen
Kansas beat Kansas State at the buzzer on Tuesday night, extending the longest active home winning streak in the nation.
Texas running back D'onta Foreman's 74-yard touchdown run on one shoe was among the Big 12's wild and wacky highlights this season.
Jackson projected as a top-tier pick
Kansas freshman Josh Jackson is one of the top defensive prospects in college hoops, and Chad Ford has him in the top 5 in his first mock draft of 2017. Mock Draft 2.0 (Insider)
A clear top 3 in the Big 12 appears to be emerging for next season: Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Kansas State.
In honor and remembrance of the noble Princess Leia, it is with hope that the Big 12 pushes ahead toward 2017.