Joel Lanning, Iowa State's defense and a ready-to-win mentality are all questions for the Cyclones in 2017.
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Answering reader questions about all things Big 12 as the long college football offseason begins.
Matt Campbell has Iowa State trending in the right direction and it wouldn't have been absurd to thing the Cyclones could have notched six wins.
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.
Cole Netten, Iowa State's all-time leading scorer, shared some of the criticism he has received on social media during his college career.
Iowa State extended Jamie Pollard's contract through 2024 on Tuesday, a deal that will make him the longest-serving athletic director in school history.
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.
Both the offensive and defensive lines, along with the cornerback position, are units that need to improve for Iowa State in 2017.
Readers also ask questions about Texas, Baylor, West Virginia and more in this week's Big 12 mailbag.
Texas running back D'onta Foreman's 74-yard touchdown run on one shoe was among the Big 12's wild and wacky highlights this season.
A clear top 3 in the Big 12 appears to be emerging for next season: Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Kansas State.
From revisiting Oklahoma's handling of Joe Mixon after he punched a woman, to thoughts on Kansas State's future on the field, questions are addressed.
Sure, the Big 12 wasn't known for its defense this season, but we've got 10 examples of guys who got the job done in a big way.
The three most prolific performances of the Big 12 season came during one crazy and memorable game -- Texas Tech's 66-59 loss to Oklahoma.
The Longhorns lead our top 10 freshman list with three players, but there is good news for Texas Tech and Iowa State, which place two apiece.
Oklahoma is the first team in seven years to go unbeaten in Big 12 play. So it's fitting that Sooners occupy the top two spots in our Big 12 rankings.
The best player in the Big 12 this past season was once a junior college transfer. Who might be next? Here are five juco signees to watch next year.
If RBs Samaje Perine and Joe Mixon both leave, the Sooners will have questions on offense even with Baker Mayfield at quarterback.
Breaking down the 2017 Big 12 schedule reveals a November that looks like it will once again be packed with some great matchups.
To avoid the possibility of playing each other in consecutive weeks in 2017, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State will move their Bedlam rivalry game to Nov. 4.
West Virginia's Rasul Douglas not being named an All-American is among college football's head-scratching decisions as we enter bowl season.
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New Texas coach Tom Herman makes his Big 12 conference play debut next year by returning to Ames to face Iowa State on Sept, 30. He coached for the Cyclones from 2009-2011.
The Big 12 again missed the playoff. Can better defense and new coaches at Texas and Baylor boost the league in 2017? Our Big 12 experts run down these and other inquiries facing the league.
Will the Big 12 walk away with the Heisman? Is expansion the key to the CFP? Does West Virginia have a QB now? You ask the questions, and we answer.
Despite a sixth consecutive losing season, the Cyclones showed significant progress in coach Matt Campbell's first year.