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2016 College Football Preview: Picking the Big 12

Oklahoma looks to be set for repeat Big 12 title run, but don’t sleep on Baylor… and Texas? The Big 12 sent its champion to the College Football Playoff last season, a year after being locked out the previous season. In 2016 the Big 12 is once…


Big 12 spring game attendance by the numbers

By now we know the spring attendance numbers in the SEC and Big Ten will always be higher than the other power conferences (having 14 teams helps, of course). The Big 12 will never compete in this pretty useless stat, especially when so many schools fail to…


Who can become bowl eligible in Week 11?

Wondering what teams will become bowl eligible this weekend in college football? What about which teams can be eliminated from postseason contention? Below you will find a quick list of what teams can clinch bowl eligibility and who can be scratched off the postseason invitation list depending…


Who can become bowl eligible in Week 9?

Wondering what teams will become bowl eligible this weekend in college football? What about which teams can be eliminated from postseason contention? Below you will find a quick list of what teams can clinch bowl eligibility and who can be scratched off the postseason invitation list depending…


2015 Preview: Picking the Big 12

OK, let’s put our cards on the table. I don’t hate the Big 12, I just hate its nonconference scheduling. I don’t think the Big 12 needs to expand to survive. In fact, I think it manages just fine with 10 members (well, as long as those…


Getting the Southwest Conference back together

While working on Friday night manning the College Football Talk virtual news desk, things got slow. This usually happens on a Friday evening in the offseason, but even when things are moving slowly it is my responsibility to seek out news, commentary or anything else that might…


2013 College Football Predictions: The Championship Belt

The 2013 season marks the final season of the BCS system before we move on to the College Football Playoff to determine a national champion. Up until now just about anyone could declare a national champion any way they chose. Various media outlets have long been crowning…


First look at Texas Tech’s white football helmet

As we get closer and closer to National Signing Day (February 6) we are getting more and more looks at supposed new helmets for the 2013 college football season. We recently got a glimpse of Western Michigan’s new Boise State inspired helmets. Now it looks as though…