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K-State and Texas open conference play in Week 4 as the Wildcats travel to Austin. Four teams continue non-league play while Iowa State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and TCU have a bye week.
21 quarterbacks have seen action for Big 12 teams through the first three weeks of the season. Iowa State is the lone team in which one QB has taken every snap.
Through the first three weeks of the 2012 season, five teams have started QBs that did not start in the season opener.
Six Big 12 teams are ranked or receiving votes in one of the two national polls. With Texas Tech entering the AP ratings this week, fifty percent of teams have achieved a Top 25 ranking this season.
Four Big 12 teams remain undefeated and have combined to outscore their opponents 498 to 130.
Baylor leads the nation in total offense and the Big 12 has sixty percent of its teams in the top 50. The Bears are also the NCAA leader in passing offense.
Seventy percent of Conference teams are in the top 50 of NCAA scoring defense with Baylor (second) and Oklahoma (tie fourth) in the top five.
The Big 12 has three of the four AP Top 25 teams (Baylor, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Oregon) that have a game with 600+ yards of total offense and no turnovers against an FBS opponent this season.
Nine Big 12 players are averaging over 100 all-purpose yards a game.
13 league players have a 100-yard receiving game while nine have recorded a 100-yard rushing game.
Six Big 12 quarterbacks have combined for eight 300-plus passing performances, including two over 400 yards.
Big 12 Players of the Week are offense: Blake Bell (Oklahoma); defense: Kip Daily (K-State) and special teams: Josh Stewart (Oklahoma State).