Oklahoma State could have the nation's top group of WRs in 2017, while Texas could contend in the Big 12, but its brutal schedule will make that tough.
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Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer
Here are the schools that voted against the proposal to ban offseason trips for practice during a vacation period: NC State, North Carolina, Northwestern, Notre Dame, Pitt, Syracuse, Illinois, Michigan, South Carolina, Washington, West Virginia.
With Will Grier at quarterback and Jake Spavital as offensive coordinator, West Virginia can be optimistic about its passing game in 2017.
Narrowing down the top 25 returning Big 12 players was no easy choice, but Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield is the clear No. 1.
Some of the players that Big 12 teams lost early to the NFL will be very difficult to replace.
A defensive coordinator hire, a dunking wide receiver and a hypothetical foot race among QBs are discussed in this edition of the Big 12 mailbag.
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.
Several high-level recruits and experienced transfers, including Will Grier and Anu Solomon, will challenge for starting roles this offseason.
Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer
West Virginia has officially hired Jake Spavital as its new offensive coordinator. The former Cal OC is reuniting with Dana Holgorsen, whom he worked with from 2009-12. Spavital was the Mountaineers' quarterbacks coach from 2011-12.
Answering reader questions about all things Big 12 as the long college football offseason begins.
West Virginia, Virginia Tech ready for 2017
Virginia Tech and West Virginia, an underrated football rivalry, will renew at FedEx Field on Sept. 2. Both the Hokies and Mountaineers are coming off 10-win seasons. Countdown to 2017
West Virginia must replace some key players at receiver and on the defensive line as they aim higher in the Big 12.
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.
K-State LB Elijah Lee and WVU WR Shelton Gibson made questionable decisions to leave for the NFL, but most of the Big 12's other stars should do well.
WVU closes at No. 22 in rankings
Even with the Russell Athletic Bowl loss, the Mountaineers won 10 games for the first time since Dana Holgorsen's debut season of 2011. They drop six notches. Power Rankings
Max Olson ESPN Staff Writer
West Virginia WR Shelton Gibson is forgoing his senior season and entering the draft. In an Instagram post announcing his decision, he said he received "favorable feedback" from the NFL. Gibson produced 1,838 receiving yards and 17 TDs on just 80 catches over the last 2 seasons. His 23 yards per catch average during that span ranked second-best in FBS.
Dominant performances by Oklahoma State and Oklahoma provided some of the Big 12's top highlights during the league's impressive postseason.
The Cowboys and Sooners dominate the offense for the Big 12 All-Bowl team, with Kansas State and Baylor headlining the defense.
In today's Big 12 mailbag, we discuss the Way-Too-Early Preseason Top 25, 2017 recruiting, muscular referees and much more.
Final AP Poll: Mountaineers finish No. 18
West Virginia (10-3) closed the season with a disappointing 31-14 loss to Miami in the Russell Athletic Bowl. Three Big 12 teams make the final ranking. Final AP Poll
To keep the bowl momentum going, the Big 12 must win several of the marquee nonconference games on tap next season.
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.
For the first time in its Big 12 history, West Virginia put together the kind of season that shows it could be a perennial contender.
Readers also ask questions about Texas, Baylor, West Virginia and more in this week's Big 12 mailbag.
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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