Here's a look at five intriguing recruitments of Big 12 standouts who landed a spot on the Ultimate ESPN 300: No. 57 Robert Griffin III, quarterback, Baylor: The 2011 Heisman Trophy winner was recruited by several programs -- he even considered joining Andrew Luck at Stanford -- but decided playing for Art Briles at Houston was the best situation for him.
about 1069 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | NCF On The Trail
Charlie Strong's arrival at the University of Texas is going to change the Big 12. The on-field impact of the former Louisville coach's arrival in Austin remains to be seen, but he will undoubtedly change the landscape of the conference.
about 1475 days ago | Brandon Chatmon | NCF On The Trail
The Big 12 has featured some prolific wide receiver tandems over the years. Baylor's Tevin Reese and Antwan Goodley, however, have a chance to top that list. This season, Reese is second in the Big 12 with 118 yards receiving a game.
about 1540 days ago | Jake Trotter | Texas Longhorns
The 2012 NFL draft is over, but it's never too early to look ahead to 2013. I mean, we basically have to, right? NFL draft guru Todd McShay released his first-round mock draft, and there are plenty of Big 12 talents on the list.
about 2089 days ago | David Ubben | Texas Longhorns
So, maybe you're not an NFL GM (or maybe you are). If you're an obsessive fantasy football player (guilty here), you know the tier system well. It's similar to what NFL teams use on draft day, to know when they're getting a player at a value, and when they can afford to wait around.
about 2112 days ago | David Ubben | Texas Longhorns
AUSTIN, Texas -- Texas has a well-earned reputation as the nation's "DBU," a proverbial factory of NFL defensive backs. Even so, when three NFL-caliber corners leave a team, like they did at Texas before the 2011 season, doubts will surface.
about 2121 days ago | David Ubben | Texas Longhorns
It's been a long and winding road, but we've finally met the end. Sitting at the top of our 25 best players in the Big 12 in 2011 should be no surprise. He won the Heisman Trophy as the best player in all of college football, following it up with one of the most memorable speeches in Heisman history.
Mel Kiper Jr. and Todd McShay dropped their latest mock drafts on us this week with the combine behind us and the draft coming quickly approaching us next month. You'll need ESPN Insider to see them both (here's Kiper Jr.
We're continuing our look at the postseason rankings for each position in the Big 12. Here's a look back at where the receivers ranked in the preseason. In this position, unlike quarterback, depth is a major, major factor in these rankings.
about 2169 days ago | David Ubben | Texas Longhorns
We're marching along in our recap of 2011 here on the blog, and today it's time to look back on the most improved players of 2011. Here's a few other posts you might want to check out: The best in-game atmospheres of 2011 The best games of 2011 In no particular order, here are the players who showed the most growth during 2011 or from 2010 to 2011.
about 2195 days ago | David Ubben | Texas Longhorns