A weekly compilation of tidbits and nuggets from around the Big 12.
The Big 12 is the only conference with fifty percent of its teams ranked in the initial College Football Playoff Poll - 7. TCU, 9. K-State, 13. Baylor, 18. Oklahoma and 20. West Virginia.
Semifinalists for the Jim Thorpe Award were announced Monday by the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame, with Big 12 representatives Zack Sanchez of Oklahoma and Sam Carter of TCU making the cut.
TCU teammates Trevone Boykin and Jaden Oberkrom, along with K-State's Dante Barnett were selected Big 12 Football Players of the Week for October 25 games by a panel of media that cover the Conference.
Listen to the spring coaches teleconference live starting at 9:50 a.m. CT on Monday's. The teleconference will be archived on Big12Sports.com by 2 p.m. CT.
A look back at the significant numbers and notes from the ninth week of action in the Big 12.
Trevone Boykin (TCU) was named the Walter Camp Football Foundation National Offensive Player of the Week. It marked the third-consecutive week for the Big 12 to earn one of the Walter Camp national honors and the fourth time this season.
Trevone Boykin threw a school-record seven touchdown passes and No. 10 TCU showcased a new fast-paced offense by scoring the most points in its history in an 82-27 rout of Texas Tech on Saturday.
Wendell Smallwood ran for a career-high 132 yards to help No. 22 West Virginia defeat Oklahoma State 34-10 Saturday.
No. 11 Kansas State's rapidly improving defense pitched the first shutout of Texas in more than a decade in a 23-0 victory Saturday that kept the Wildcats unbeaten in Big 12 play.
A three-game schedule features four of the top five teams in the standings.
You've heard it a million times. A student-athlete's life is non-stop. From early morning treatments and weight-lifting programs, to being a full-time student and not leaving Milan Puskar Stadium until after sunset, long days are not unfamiliar.