Week 4 features a top 25 Big 12 matchup as No. 13/15 K-State travels to No. 5/6 Oklahoma. Baylor, Kansas, TCU and West Virginia continue non-conference play while Iowa State, Oklahoma State, Texas and Texas Tech have a bye.
Nine Big 12 teams are either ranked or receiving votes in both national polls. Rated squads include Oklahoma, West Virginia, Texas, K-State, TCU and Oklahoma State.
Big 12 teams continue their torrid start in non-conference play with a 22-2 mark to lead the nation with a .917 non-conference win percentage. The two non-league losses are the fewest of all FBS conferences.
Since last season, the league is 49-5 in non-conference games (.907 win percentage), and is 55-7 (.887) including bowl games.
The Big 12 is 48-4 in non-league games in the month of September since the beginning of the 2011 season.
The Big 12 is the only conference with eight undefeated teams and has three squads ranked among the top five for longest current win streak - 1. TCU (W10), 2. Baylor (W8) and T5. West Virginia (W6).
In 22 non-conference wins, Big 12 teams are outscoring the opponent by an average score of 48.3 to 13.9.
The Big 12 has five of the nation's top six, and six of the top nine quarterbacks ranked in passing efficiency.
Three Big 12 quarterbacks have yet to throw an interception this season - Casey Pachall (TCU), David Ash (UT) and Geno Smith (WVU). They have combined to complete 154 of 186 passes (82.7 percent) for 1,973 yards and 21 touchdowns in seven total games.
Big 12 Player of the Week honors were awarded to offense: David Ash (Texas), defense: Joel Hasley (TCU) and special teams: Tyler Lockett (K-State).
David Ash (Texas) was named the Davey O'Brien national Quarterback of the Week.