Big 12 Week 1 picks: Road challenges await

The season is finally here! Oklahoma State and TCU start the season Thursday night, and Texas has the weekend's marquee game when it travels to South Bend to face Notre Dame.

Here are our picks for Week 1 in the Big 12:

Thu., Sept. 3

Oklahoma State at Central Michigan
7 p.m. ET, ESPNU

No. 2 TCU at Minnesota
9 p.m. ET, ESPN

Fri., Sept. 4

No. 4 Baylor at SMU
7 p.m. ET, ESPN

Sat., Sept. 5

Texas at No. 11 Notre Dame
7:30 p.m. ET, NBC

More unanimous picks:

Kansas over South Dakota State

Texas Tech over Sam Houston State

No. 19 Oklahoma over Akron

Kansas State over South Dakota

West Virginia over Georgia Southern

Iowa State over Northern Iowa