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Big 12 Coaches' Salaries And How They Compare

Big 12 Coaches' Salaries And How They Compare

by Steve Pipps

The salaries for college coaches have been on the rise significantly during the past few years. Head coaches are receiving over $6 million, while the highest paid assistant coaches receiving more than $1 million... Read more

Offense Rules In The Big 12

Offense Rules In The Big 12

by Stacey Mickles

When you think of the Big 12 these days, you think offense. The conference once known mainly for the wishbone attack has been leading the nation for a while, and that's not changing any time soon... Read more

Could The SEC Champ Be Left Out Of Playoff?

Could The SEC Champ Be Left Out Of Playoff?

by Dan Harralson

There is still nearly a few weeks before June 21 officially kicks off the summer, but in many parts of the country Memorial weekend usually represents the unofficial kickoff... Read more

Will Four-Team Playoff Hurt The Big 12?

Will Four-Team Playoff Hurt The Big 12?

by Stacey Mickles

Now that the college football minds have decided to go to a four-team playoff to decide the national champion, the question on most Big 12 fans' minds is whether it will help or hurt the conference. Conventional wisdom says it should help... Read more

Big 12: Gilbert And Verrett Shine In Draft

Big 12: Gilbert And Verrett Shine In Draft

by Stacey Mickles

It was a good day/bad day for the Big 12 in last week's NFL Draft. The good news was that two Big 12 cornerbacks, Justin Gilbert of Oklahoma State and Jason Verrett of TCU got drafted in the first round... Read more

Players Should Realize They Sit Among Fans

Players Should Realize They Sit Among Fans

by Dan Harralson

As the old saying for coaches warns, start listening to the fans and you'll be sitting with the fans. This saying now represents coaches and players on Twitter... Read more

Big 12 Attendance Rates Can't Compete

Big 12 Attendance Rates Can't Compete

by Steve Pipps

Some teams in the Big 12 are looking to make a few changes this offseason. Baylor plans to unveil McLane Stadium on Aug. 29, just two days before its home opener against SMU... Read more

NFL Teams Shun Texas In Draft

NFL Teams Shun Texas In Draft

by Christopher Smith

The NFL took the axiom to heart during this weekend's draft: Don't mess with Texas. For the first time since 1937, NFL teams selected zero Texas Longhorns... Read more

Baylor WR Arrested On Drug Charges

Baylor WR Arrested On Drug Charges

by Christopher Smith

There aren't many positive college football headlines as we move toward the summer months. Today is no exception as Baylor receiver Robbie Rhodes was arrested Friday on drug charges, the Waco Tribune reported... Read more

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Steve Pipps

Steve Pipps

Big 12 Contributor


Stacey Mickles

Stacey Mickles

Big 12 Contributing Writer


Is Oklahoma The Best Team In The Country?

In the much-too-early preseason football predictions, Sporting News has named the Oklahoma Sooners as the No. 1 team in the country. Matt Haynes of Sporting News explained why the Sooners are No... Read more

Joe Jenkins

Joe Jenkins

Senior FBS Editor


Pace Of Play Rule Had A Bad Marketing Plan

The more I see and hear about college football's ill-fated "pace of play"  rule, a.k.a. "The Saban Rule," the more I think about Panasonic and their "Internet Pecker" from 1996... Read more

Zack Shelby

Zack Shelby

ACC Contributing Writer


NCAA: No Huddle, No Problem, But OT Rules Need Change

The NCAA is considering a rule change that would slow down teams that like to run the no-huddle offense. The new rule would give defenses time to make substitutions to counter an offense that already has its plan in place... Read more

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What If Bobby Bowden Wasn't Afraid Of The SEC?

What If Bobby Bowden Wasn't Afraid Of The SEC?

by Eric Russell

Yea. He said it.  It's not like others weren't thinking it. I mean, sure the conference hadn't had a national champion in a decade, but it was still the bully on the block so to speak. It had three teams in the top ten just one year earlier... Read more

The 5 Best Big 12 Players In The BCS Era

The 5 Best Big 12 Players In The BCS Era

by Steve Pipps

The 2010 NFL draft was the most prolific of the BCS era for the Big 12. The conference produced five of the first six draftees. Although that year was unusual, the conference has a history of sending quality recruits to the NFL... Read more

March Madness Bracket Substituting 2013 Football Teams

March Madness Bracket Substituting 2013 Football Teams

by Christopher Wuensch

Admit it. Your brackets went belly-up. Come on … Mercer? Really? Mercer? If hindsight (20-20) were a college basketball squad, it’d be .500 and, at best, a bubble team. Even when we know the results, the bigger picture can still lack focus... Read more

Big Ten Well Represented In Super Bowl XLVIII

Big Ten Well Represented In Super Bowl XLVIII

by Marco Scola

One hundred and six players will suit up in Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday for the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks, 11 of whom will be representing the Big Ten... Read more