Seventy percent of Big 12 football teams will compete in bowl games with contests running from December 29-January 2.
Student-athletes across the nation have arguably some of the most demanding workdays of anyone. Ty Darlington is one Sooner student-athlete who has taken on that challenge.
Gary Patterson (TCU) has been named the winner of the 2014 FWAA/Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award, becoming the eighth person to claim the writers' award at least twice in the first year of the Allstate Sugar Bowl's presenting sponsorship.
The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award announced its 2014 finalists, as determined by the selection committee, including three student-athletes from the Big 12. Bryce Petty (Baylor), Samaje Perine (Oklahoma) and Trevone Boykin (TCU) are among five finalists up for the honor.
The Big 12 Conference has announced its Scholar-Athlete of the Year recipients for the 2014 fall sport season.
The All-Big 12 Conference football teams and individual award winners have been announced. Selections are made by the league's 10 head coaches, who are not permitted to vote for their own players.
The Home Depot Coach of the Year Award will be presented to TCU's Gary Patterson as a part of The Home Depot College Football Awards on Thursday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. ET, on ESPN. Patterson led the Horned Frogs to an 11-1 season and the Big 12 co-championship title. In addition, The John Mackey Award will also recognize Nick O'Leary of Florida State as outstanding tight end during The Red Carpet Special at The Home Depot College Football Awards.
Kansas State senior center B.J. Finney has been named one of six finalists for the Rimington Trophy, presented annually to the most outstanding center in college football, the Boomer Esiason Foundation announced Monday.
David Beaty, the former wide receivers coach and recruiting coordinator at Texas A&M, has been hired as the head football coach at the University of Kansas.
The Football Writers Association of America, in conjunction with the Allstate Sugar Bowl, has announced that Big 12 coaches Art Briles (Baylor) and Gary Patterson (TCU) are among eight finalists for the 2014 Eddie Robinson Coach of the Year Award.
Grant Teaff, current Executive Director of the American Football Coaches Association, will receive the Contributions to College Football Award on ESPN during The Home Depot College Football Awards.
TCU's Trevone Boykin along with Oklahoma State teammates Larry Stephens and Tyreek Hill were selected Big 12 Football Players of the Week for the final games of the 2014 regular season by a panel of media that cover the Conference.