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9-4, 4th in Big 12
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20hJake Trotter and Max Olson

Big 12's top 25 returning players for 2017

Narrowing down the top 25 returning Big 12 players was no easy choice, but Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield is the clear No. 1.

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Risner, Reed key returnees for Wildcats

Dalton Risner started at two O-line spots in his first two college seasons and earned honors at each. D.J. Reed, a juco transfer, was a force in 2016, recording three interceptions and ranking second on the team in tackles (75). Top returning players: Nos. 26-50 (Insider)

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Everything to know before NSD in the Big 12

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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Ten bold predictions for the Big 12 in 2017

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.

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8dMark Schlabach

The 2016-17 All-Bowl team

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.

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11dJake Trotter

Kansas State's biggest needs for 2017

Keeping running back Alex Barnes healthy and unearthing some quality linebackers will be on Kansas State's offseason to-do list.

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11dMark Schlabach

Alabama, Florida State lead Way-Too-Early 2017 Top 25

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.

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Kansas State LB Elijah Lee, an All-Big 12 standout this season, announced he'll forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft. "After talking with my family and going through the tough times we have experienced this is something I can't pass up," he wrote in a Twitter post announcing his decision.

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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.

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Can Big 12 finish with winning record?

No. 7 Oklahoma can give the Big 12 a winning record in bowl season with a win over No. 14 Auburn in the Allstate Sugar Bowl on Monday (8:30 p.m. ET on ESPN/WatchESPN).

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