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Will Sooners three-peat?

Oklahoma is the favorite to win the Big 12 for the third consecutive season. In-state rival Oklahoma State has the second-best odds behind Heisman hopeful Mason Rudolph. Or will Tom Herman return the Longhorns back to the top of the conference?

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Teams who could crash the CFP party: TCU

The Horned Frogs are coming off a losing season but don't sell their veteran roster short, as Gary Patterson could engineer an appearance in the Big 12 title game.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

TCU coach Gary Patterson on the state of Texas not having a team in the final AP Top 25 of the 2016 season: "We should be embarrassed that we don't have a team in the top 25."

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

TCU coach Gary Patterson, when asked about the Big 12 not having a team in the College Football Playoff in two of the last three years: "To me, the Big 12 should have had teams in the playoffs two of the last three years." Patterson alluded to TCU being left out in 2014 when they were Big 12 co-champs with Baylor."

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Everyone here in Frisco seems to be holding the door open for Bob Stoops to walk back through. Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said he would like to explore a role for Stoops at the Big 12. And TCU's Gary Patterson, the first coach to address the media, said of Stoops: "I never did hear him say he would never be back."

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

TCU coach Gary Patterson on QB Kenny Hill: "I judge quarterbacks on Saturdays. I have to do a better job helping him with his swagger....We have to build an offense toward his strengths."

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Best DB groups in college football: TCU

The Horned Frogs' secondary returns intact, including second-team Big 12 safety Nick Orr and all four cornerbacks who started games last season.

TCU pair on Bednarik Award watch list

The Big 12 has 10 players represented on the Bednarik Award watch list including TCU LB Travin Howard and LB Ty Summers. The honor is given to the nation's top defensive player.

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Which college football conference is No. 1 for 2017?

After a (sort of) down year, the SEC is loaded again in 2017. But the ACC and Big Ten are right there, and the Pac-12 and Big 12 aren't far off. So which league enters 2017 as the deepest in the country?

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

The player list for Big 12 media days is out. A low number of starting quarterbacks (Kenny Hill, Baker Mayfield, Mason Rudolph and Jesse Ertz) and a high number of punters (Michael Dickson and Zach Sinor) are scheduled to be in attendance July 17-18 in Frisco, Texas.

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Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip: Week 6

A Wildcats tilt against the Longhorns in Austin or West Virginia at TCU? Here's a look at some of the most intriguing Week 6 matchups this fall.

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Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip: Week 4

Week 4 includes a couple of key early Big 12 clashes, with TCU traveling to Stillwater and a battle of new head coaches as Baylor hosts the Sooners.

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Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip: Week 2

Oklahoma's game at Ohio State and TCU's trip to Arkansas in Week 2 could have a lasting impact the postseason fate of the Big 12's top contenders.

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34dMitch Sherman

Who will be Big 12's 1,000-yard rushers in 2017?

Five of eight Big 12 players who had 1,000-yard rushing seasons last year are back in 2017. We take a look at who can repeat and who might join them.

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Schedule analysis: TCU Horned Frogs

The tone for TCU's season will be set in September, when a solid start could lead to a memorable November.

Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer 

The group of 24 quarterbacks who competed at the Elite 11 finals in Southern California over the weekend has been whittled down to 12 guys who will participate at The Opening in Oregon at the end of the month. Here's the full list of who was selected: Trevor Lawrence (Clemson), Justin Fields (Penn State), Tanner McKee (uncommitted), Jack Tuttle (Utah), Devin Leary (N.C. State), Tyler Shough (uncommitted), Cammon Cooper (Washington State), Quincy Patterson (Virginia Tech), Jarren Williams (Kentucky), Matt Corral (USC), Justin Rogers (TCU) and Dorian Thompson-Robinson (UCLA).

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