Mike Jones of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram writes that Texas coach Rick Barnes, in 14 seasons as coach of the Longhorns, has become a victim of his own success.
Dave Matter of the Columbia Daily Tribune, in his Big 12 Summer Countdown Series, ranks the top defensive coaches.
The past year shows that Texas A&M continues to move toward its goal of building champions.
Athletic director Mike Holder has been instrumental in giving Oklahoma State the facilities it needs to compete on a national level.
Kansas State is planning a $60 million renovation of Bill Snyder Family Stadium that athletic director John Currie considers crucial.
Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman reviews the Big 12 Conference 2010-11 season and sees brighter days ahead.