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Big 12 Football Season Review
February 14, 2017

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The Big 12 concluded postseason games with a .667 winning percentage, the second-highest among all conferences.
    ACC: .750
    Big 12: .667
    SEC: .462
    Pac-12: .500
    Big Ten: .300

Big 12 defenses were the nation’s best in bowl games as they surrendered an average of 21.5 points.
    Big 12: 21.5
    ACC: 23.08
    SEC: 26.15
    MWC: 28.86
    Pac-12: 29.17

In five of six bowl games, Big 12 teams held opponents below their season scoring average.
    Baylor: Boise State, 21.8 points below average (33.8)
    K-State: Texas A&M, 6.8 points below average (34.8)
    Oklahoma: Auburn, 12.2 points below average (31.2)
    Oklahoma State: Colorado, 23.1 points below season average (31.1)
    West Virginia: Miami, 3.3 points below season average (34.3)

Big 12 offenses had the second-highest scoring average in postseason among the five autonomy leagues at 29.0 ppg.
    ACC: 30.42
    Big 12: 29.0
    SEC: 26.54
    Big Ten: 23.4
    Pac-12: 21.67

Next season, the Big 12 Championship Game will resume for the first time since 2010 and will be played in Arlington, Texas’ AT&T Stadium through 2021.
No. 5/3 Oklahoma ended the season in the top five of both national polls after its win over Auburn in the Allstate Sugar Bowl. The appearance marked the Big 12’s fifth in a CFP New Year’s Bowl in the three years of the structure.

The Big 12 title was decided on “Championship Saturday” for the fifth time out of the last six years.

The Sooners will enter the 2017 season with nation’s longest win streak at 10 games.

The Big 12 has had 18 finalists for the Heisman Trophy with the selection of Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield and Dede Westbrook in 2016. This marks the 13th season since 1996 in which the Conference has had a finalist and the fifth year with two finalists.

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