Bill Hancock, Executive Director of the College Football Playoff (CFP), announced Tuesday that Texas Tech Director of Athletics Kirby Hocutt will return as chair of the selection committee for the 2017 season.
The Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce and SPORTyler announced Texas running back D'Onta Foreman as the recipient of the 2016 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award presented by Earl Campbell.
Longhorn Bob McKay will be inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame Class of 2017.
Baker Mayfield passed for 296 yards and two touchdowns, including one scoring pass to fellow Heisman Trophy finalist Dede Westbrook, and seventh-ranked Oklahoma ended its season on a 10-game winning streak, defeating No. 17 Auburn 35-19 in the Sugar Bowl on Monday night.
Nick Chubb ran for 142 yards and a touchdown Friday as Georgia beat TCU 31-23 in the Liberty Bowl to win a bowl game for the third straight year.
Rudolph passed for 314 yards and three touchdowns and No. 13 Oklahoma State's defense smothered No. 11 Colorado in a 38-8 Alamo Bowl victory Thursday night that gave the Cowboys their fifth 10-win season in seven years.
Jesse Ertz threw for 195 yards and a touchdown and ran for two more scores in Kansas State's 33-28 victory over Texas A&M in the Texas Bowl on Wednesday night.
Brad Kaaya tied a career best and Miami bowl record with four touchdown passes, and the Hurricanes finally snapped a 10-year bowl drought by beating No. 14 West Virginia 31-14 in the Russell Athletic Bowl on Wednesday night.
KD Cannon had 14 catches for a Cactus Bowl-record 226 yards and two touchdowns, helping Baylor end a difficult season with a 31-12 victory over Boise State on Tuesday night.
The Big 12's 2016 bowl teams have made a combined 186 appearances, topped by Oklahoma's 50th.
Oklahoma wide receiver Dede Westbrook and Texas running back D'Onta Foreman and offensive lineman Connor Williams have been named 2016 Consensus All-Americans.
The Big 12 has released its 2017 football schedule which features a 10-team, nine-game, round-robin format for the seventh-consecutive season.