Berry Tramel of the Oklahoman says that parity is a positive for the Big 12.
Oklahoma senior quarterback Landry Jones, recently married, will be looking for chemistry with a group of new receivers.
Bryan Curtis of Grantland checks in on TCU, aka Texas Construction University.
Don't expect West Virginia to be bored - or boring - in the Big 12 this season.
The Texas defense is considered to be one of the best in the nation but coach Mack Brown and coordinator Manny Diaz have publicly challenged the unit to be even better.
West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen isn't concerned about the distance West Virginia will have to travel for road games in the Big 12.
Baylor coach Art Briles says his program is still getting a recruiting boost from Heisman Trophy winner Robert Griffin III.
Video of the Longhorn Network's Samantha Steele (who is movin' on up to replace Erin Andrews at ESPN) asking players at football media days what reality shows would best fit their coaches.