David Ubben, who covers the Big 12 for ESPN.com, offered up his highlights from Day One.
Bob Bowlsby advocates stronger nonconference games in September.
Iowa State got deeper at running back with the news that Shontrelle Johnson has been cleared to play this season.
Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops blames the offense as a whole - not quarterback Landry Jones - for the team's offensive struggles down the stretch.
Oklahoma probably will continue to rely on its "Bell Dozer" offense in short yardage situations.
Five pressing questions for Oklahoma headed into preseason practice.
Junior quarterback Casey Pachall will need to be even better this season as TCU joins the Big 12.
Texas Tech coach Tommy Tuberville acknowledges the heat is on but that he believes this year's team can bounce back.