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0-0, 1st in Big 12
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3hJake Trotter

Bold Big 12 predictions for the 2016 season

Our writers see big things ahead for Texas Tech quarterback Patrick Mahomes and for TCU, including a win over Oklahoma and the Big 12 title?

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How many awards will Sooners snag?

Our Mark Schlabach thinks Oklahoma is the team to beat in the Big 12, but he doesn't think its QB will be the league's best offensive player. He also makes his picks for the rest of the conference award winners.

  • Offensive player of the year: Patrick Mahomes, QB, Texas Tech
  • Defensive player of the year: Malik Jefferson, LB, Texas
  • Coach of the year: Bob Stoops, Oklahoma
  • Freshman of the year: Shane Buechele, QB, Texas
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Mahomes' baseball skills may help at QB

Patrick Mahomes was set to follow his father's footsteps as a MLB pitcher. But then, he found football. Last season the Texas Tech QB became one of the nation's leading passers with 4,653 yards and 36 TDs. Turns out, his baseball skills might be helping him out on the field. SportsDay

Juco star fills void for Texas Tech

Texas Tech's 6-foot-4, 210-pound Derrick Willies, ESPN's top junior college WR prospect in 2016, finally gives QB Patrick Mahomes a taller, viable downfield target. Breakout players (Insider)

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You can always go home

There are 19 head coaches at the helm of the schools they attended, highlighted by stalwarts like Mike Gundy, in his 12th season at Oklahoma State, and new faces such as Kirby Smart in his first year at Georgia.

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Ranking the Big 12 quarterbacks

Here's a look at the top 10 quarterbacks in the Big 12 heading into the regular season, led by Oklahoma Sooners star Baker Mayfield.

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Ranking the Big 12 wide receivers

With no shortage of high-flying passing attacks in the Big 12, OK State's James Washington has lots of company in the receiving-talent department.

Team Stats

Passing Yards389.72nd
Rushing Yards204.8Tied-30th
Points For46.62nd
Points Against42.6125th