Football - Archives 2015

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Baylor’s Drango Named Outland Trophy Finalist
Football 11/24/2015

Baylor's Spencer Drango has been selected as one of three finalists for the Outland Trophy, an award voted on by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA). The Outland Trophy is given annually to the best interior lineman in college football on offense or defense.

Cannon Grabs Rose Award Player of the Week
Football 11/24/2015

Baylor's sophomore receiver KD Cannon was named the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose National Player of the Week for the 12th week of the college football season. The honor comes a day after earning Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week recognition.

2016 Conference Football Schedule Announced
Football 11/24/2015

The Big 12 Conference has released its 2016 football schedule. The 2016 slate again features a 10-team, nine-game, round-robin schedule for the sixth-consecutive season.

Quartet of Players Earn Big 12 Football Weekly Honors
Football 11/23/2015

Baylor teammates KD Cannon and Andrew Billings, along with Oklahoma's Zack Sanchez and K-State's Morgan Burns were named Big 12 Football Players of the Week by a panel of media that covers the Conference.

LIVE: Football Coaches Media Teleconference
Football 11/23/2015

Listen to the coaches teleconference live starting at 9:50 a.m. CT on Monday's. The teleconference will be archived on by 2 p.m. CT.

Week 12 Rewind - Big 12 Football
Football 11/22/2015

A quick look back at the Nov. 21 games from around the league

Stoops & Gundy Are Coach of the Year Semifinalists
Football 11/20/2015

Oklahoma's Bob Stoops and Oklahoma State's Mike Gundy have been named two of the 18 semifinalists for the George Munger Collegiate Coach of the Year Award presented by the Maxwell Football Club.

BU’s Drango is an Outland Trophy Semifinalist
Football 11/19/2015

Six semifinalists for the 2015 Outland Trophy have been announced by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), including Baylor left tackle Spencer Drango.

2015 Academic All-Big 12 Football Team Honors 141
Football 11/19/2015

The 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Football Team features 141 student-athletes, including 82 first team selections.

Meyers Is Nominee for Capital One Courage Award
Football 11/18/2015

Iowa State's Mitchell Meyers is this week's nominee for the 2015 Capital One Orange Bowl-FWAA Courage Award. Meyers, a redshirt junior defensive end, is receiving radiation treatment in Houston for Hodgkin's lymphoma.

Linwood Named Doak Walker Semifinalist
Football 11/18/2015

The PwC SMU Athletic Forum announced 11 semifinalists for the 2015 Doak Walker Award, including Baylor's junior running back Shock Linwood. Linwood has been a key-cog in Baylor's prolific offense that leads the NCAA in total yards per game (637.9). The junior from Linden, Texas has rushed for 1,149 yards and nine touchdowns on the season, while also rushing for 7.41 yards per carry (4th in the nation). Members of the Doak Walker Award National Selection Committee will cast their votes to determine the 2015 finalists. Three finalists for the award will be named Tuesday, November 24. The Doak Walker Award National Selection Committee will cast a second vote, which will determine the 2015 recipient. The 2015 Doak Walker Award recipient will be announced live on The Home Depot College Football Awards on Thursday, December 10, on ESPN. The Award is named after three-time SMU All-America running back and 1948 Heisman Trophy winner Doak Walker. Walker, who also punted, returned kicks and kicked extra points, led the Mustangs to two Southwest Conference Championships. He was drafted by the Detroit Lions and led the league in scoring his rookie year. During his six years with the Lions, he led the team to two NFL championships and was chosen All-Pro four times. Walker is a member of both the College and Pro Football Halls of Fame. The 2015 recipient will be the 26th in the history of the award.

Five Named to Walter Camp’s 15 “Players to Watch”
Football 11/18/2015

The Walter Camp Football Foundation announced 15 "Players to Watch" for the 2015 Player of the Year Award, including five from the Big 12, the most of any league.