Week 13 Big 12 Power Rankings

Texas has a new head coach. Bedlam will be a de factor conference championship game. West Virginia looks like a truly solid team, even if it hasn’t been proven over the course of this season because of a weak schedule. Sure, this was far from a banner year for the Big 12. In fact, until […]

Week 11 Big 12 Power Rankings

There was chaos around the college football country, which was good news for the Big 12. Oklahoma and West Virginia stayed pat, which means that a showdown in Morgantown will determine which of those two will still have a chance at the Playoff if more chaos erupts this week. Oh, and Iowa State finally won […]

Big 12 Football: 5 Things We Learned In Week 1

Week 1 is in the books. On the whole, the Big 12 did not have a great week, but there were some definite bright spots. What does it all mean? That can change every week, but we are starting to see a picture after the first one. 5. Kansas State could be competitive This was […]

Kansas State wide receiver Byron Pringle (9) leaps for a pass during the Wildcats’ annual spring scrimmage on Saturday, April 23, 2016, in Manhattan, Kan. (Bo Rader/Wichita Eagle/TNS via Getty Images)

TSS Roundtable: Bold Predictions for Week 1

This week marks the first full weekend of college football season!! With that in mind, our roundtable focus will shift to what will happen on the gridiron this fall. Q. What is your bold prediction for week 1? Bart Doan On Twitter:

PHOENIX, AZ – JANUARY 09: The College Football National Championship trophy sits on display during Media Day for the College Football Playoff National Championship at Phoenix Convention Center on January 9, 2016 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Jennifer Stewart/Getty Images)

TSS Top 50 Countdown: Every Preview From No. 50 to No. 1

The TSS Top 50 Countdown kicked off on June 27, and concluded yesterday with our No. 1 team. Since that’s an awfully long period of time, it’s quite possible that people would have missed a preview or two. With that in mind, here’s the comprehensive list of previews from No. 50 to No. 1. Top […]

Quoting Gomer Pyle, the relationship between rushing yards and Texas Tech’s game results in 2013 rates as a “Suh-PRISE, suh-PRISE, suh-PRISE.”

TSS Roundtable: Which Team Will Be the Biggest Surprise in the Big 12?

Earlier this week, we’ve discussed non-conference scheduling and players to watch. Today, we’ll gaze into our respective crystal balls and predict which team will be the most pleasant surprise in 2016. Q. Which team will be the biggest surprise in the Big 12 Conference? Kevin Causey On Twitter:

Big 12 Non-Conference Schedule Grades

Grading teams on their non-conference schedules is always a tough task. There are generally two ways to do it. You can either give objective criteria as to what constitutes a good grade, or you can subjectively relate the value of each nonconference game to the team that scheduled it. I don’t like the first choice, […]

TSS Top 50: No. 46 Kansas State Wildcats

Kansas State Wildcats 2015 Record: 6-7 overall (lost 45-23 to Arkansas in the Liberty Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Can a star quarterback emerge from the crowded field, because they’ll need one to? You grow accustomed to Kansas State under Bill Snyder easily defying expectations with mid-level recruits, junior college transfers, and a keen ability to get everything out […]

September Superlatives in the Big 12

With one month and all non-conference games in the books, an award for every team in the Big 12: Best Team: Baylor Through their first three games, the Bears still look ready to take home the Big 12 crown for a third straight year. The September swing of SMU, Lamar and Rice gave Art Briles […]

NORMAN, OK – DECEMBER 6: Quarterback Mason Rudolph #10 of the Oklahoma State Cowboys looks to throw against the Oklahoma Sooners December 6, 2014 at Gaylord Family-Oklahoma Memorial Stadium in Norman, Oklahoma. The Cowboys defeated the Sooners 38-35 in overtime. (Photo by Brett Deering/Getty Images)

The Most Underrated Team in the Big 12 is …

Today concludes our discussion on the most underrated teams in college football. TSS Associate Editor Terry Johnson joins staff writer Kevin Causey and special rotating guests in our weekly roundtable discussing all things college football. So far this week we have examined the underrated teams in the ACC, the Big Ten, the SEC and the Pac-12. Today we explore the Big […]

No Line Needed: Five Blind College Football Bets for 2015

I normally don’t make a habit of mimicking anything that ESPN radio host Colin Cowherd does. A few years back, though, he started doing an annual bit in which he would pick sides on a few college football games in the offseason well in advance of the release of point spreads. I thought it was a […]

Spring football game schedule for April 25th

So far spring football has brought us some fun highlights including Darius Rucker scoring a TD, Georgia’s Nick Chubb finding the end zone despite only running the ball three times, RichRod allowing fans to call plays, Nebraska strapping GoPro camera’s to some of their players, Notre Dame’s Malik Zaire throwing a long TD pass and LSU’s Malachi Dupre […]

DALLAS, TX – OCTOBER 8: Demontre Hurst #6 of the Oklahoma Sooners returns a interception for a touchdown against the Texas Longhorns at the Cotton Bowl on October 8, 2011 in Dallas, Texas. The Sooners defeated the Longhorns 55 to 17. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

Ranking the Big 12 coaching jobs

The kind folks at Athlon Sports asked me to participate in an experts poll ranking the Big 12 coaching jobs. (Insert joke here.) You can find the results here. For the sake of conversation, here’s how I voted. Note that I based my rankings on the question of where I thought I could win the […]

COLUMBIA, MO – JANUARY 08: Jarell Martin #1 of the LSU Tigers grabs a rebound during the game against the Missouri Tigers at Mizzou Arena on January 8, 2015 in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Unexpected Paths to BubbleVille: The Bubble’s Pleasant Surprises And Acute Disappointments

A lot has been written about who’s on the bubble, and a lot more will be written as we approach the NCAA tournament. One of the things that gets lost in the hurricane of RPI, SOS, good wins, and bad losses is the surprise that we are talking about some schools as being tournament teams […]

Bubble Trouble Or Bubble Bliss? 16 Bubble Profiles In Early February

A week ago, we took a look at how teams stood nationally. Instead of rehashing the same ground, let’s take a look 16 teams who either improved or drove their NCAA tournament at large hopes into a brick wall… a brick wall named conference road losses. * Improved Florida – The Gators did something they […]