With only three Big 12 games on the slate to close out the regular season, all eyes are on Bedlam, where the conference title will be on the line.
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The Big 12 doesn't have a championship game, officially, but Saturday's top-10 showdown between Oklahoma and Oklahoma State will generate Bedlam.
Alabama's Lane Kiffin has emerged as a candidate for Houston's open head coach position. Ex-LSU coach Les Miles also has been contacted about the job.
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With Chad Morris staying at SMU, Baylor is expected to focus on Cal's Sonny Dykes as the Bears seek a new football coach.
The Big 12 is unlikely to get a spot in this year's College Football Playoff and the Bedlam winner seems headed to the Allstate Sugar Bowl.
In today's mailbag, we discuss the Big 12's slim playoff hopes and the coaching situations at West Virginia, Baylor, Texas Tech and Texas.
Quarterback Seth Russell and center Kyle Fuller will represent Baylor in the Senior Bowl on Jan. 28 in Mobile, Alabama.
Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer
West Virginia receiver Ka'Raun White will miss the regular-season finale Saturday against Baylor and the bowl game with a broken leg that needs surgery, coach Dana Holgorsen said Tuesday. White, a junior, caught 48 passes for 583 yards and five touchdowns this year.
Baylor's search may be more complicated
SMU's Chad Morris was a front-runner for the Baylor job last week, writes Adam Rittenberg, but the Mustangs' 75-31 loss to Navy might give Baylor hesitation. Who else might the Bears consider? Coaching quick takes (Insider)
The Big 12 will send its top two teams to a title game next year, but most league coaches favored a return to the division format used from 1996-2010.
Baylor athletic director Mack Rhoades said the Bears intend to accept a bowl bid, despite a five-game losing streak and an impending coaching change.
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Baylor has not offered its coaching position to anyone yet, according to sources. Candidates for the job include SMU's Chad Morris, Cal's Sonny Dykes, North Carolina's Larry Fedora and others. Baylor concludes its regular season Saturday at West Virginia.
Jim Grobe came out of semi-retirement to help Baylor get through a tumultuous season. After the season is over, he has no plans to coach again.
Adam Rittenberg, Chris Low and Ryan McGee discuss Tom Herman being hired at Texas, the removal of Ed Orgeron's interim tag and the coaching moves that may be on the horizon.
Ian McCaw, the former Baylor athletic director who resigned amid the sexual assault scandal at the school, was hired to the same position at Liberty on Monday.
Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer
Baylor coach Jim Grobe, when asked if his players have quit: "absolutely not." The 6-5 Bears have dropped five in a row. Grobe, however, indicated that despite all the issues off the field, he expects the program to accept a bowl bid.
The Big 12 hits the final weekend of the season, and OK State visits rival Oklahoma to decide the league title and just maybe nab a playoff spot.
It's Bedlam for all the marbles. Oklahoma and Oklahoma State -- Nos. 1 and 2 in the power rankings -- meet with the Big 12 title on the line.
Martell Pettaway lost his redshirt but gained 181 yards in West Virginia's victory at Iowa State.
Patrick Mahomes threw for 586 yards and matched his career high with six touchdown passes, including three on one-play drives before halftime, as Texas Tech finished its season with a win.
Baylor @ West Virginia Mountaineers
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