Big 12 team capsules

BY DARNELL MAYBERRY, Staff Writer, dmayberry@opubco.com Published: August 29, 2011
Advertisement
;

BAYLOR

Coach: Art Briles (Fourth season)

2010 record: 7-6, 4-4 in Big 12

Returning starters: 8 Off., 5 Def.


2010 postseason: Texas Bowl, L 38-14 to Illinois.

Key returners: Robert Griffin III, QB; Elliot Coffey, LB

Makes a bowl game if: The Bears win their final two games of the year against Texas Tech and Texas. Those two contests could be the determining games.

SCHEDULE

Sept. 2: vs. TCU

Sept. 17: vs. Stephen F. Austin

Sept. 24: vs. Rice

Oct. 1: at Kansas State

Oct. 8: vs. Iowa State

Oct. 15: at Texas A&M

Oct. 29: at Oklahoma State

Nov. 5: vs. Missouri

Nov. 12: at Kansas

Nov. 19: vs. Oklahoma

Nov. 26: vs. Texas Tech *

Dec. 3: vs. Texas

* at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas

IOWA STATE

Coach: Paul Rhoads (Third season)

2010 record: 5-7, 3-5 in Big 12

Returning starters: 5 Off., 7 Def.

2010 postseason: None

Key returners: Shontrelle Johnson, RB; Jake Knott, LB;

Makes a bowl game if: The Cyclones can win on the road at Connecticut, Texas Tech and Kansas State and knock off Texas in Ames.

SCHEDULE

Sept. 3: vs. Northern Iowa

Sept. 10: vs. Iowa

Sept. 16: at Connecticut

Oct. 1: vs. Texas

Oct. 8: at Baylor

Oct. 15: at Missouri

Oct. 22: vs. Texas A&M

Oct. 29: at Texas Tech

Nov. 5: vs. Kansas

Nov. 18: vs. Oklahoma State

Nov. 26: at Oklahoma

Dec. 3: at Kansas State

KANSAS

Coach: Turner Gill (Second season)

2010 record: 3-9, 1-7 in Big 12

Returning starters: 8 Off., 6 Def.

2010 postseason: None

Key returners: Jeff Spikes, T; Greg Brown, DB

Makes a bowl game if: The Jayhawks beat Texas Tech, Kansas State and Baylor at home and notch a road win at Iowa State.

SCHEDULE

Sept. 3: vs. McNeese State

Sept: 10: vs. Northern Illinois

Sept. 17: at Georgia Tech

Oct. 1: vs. Texas Tech

Oct. 8: at Oklahoma State

Oct. 15: vs. Oklahoma

Oct. 22: vs. Kansas State

Oct. 29: at Texas

Nov. 5: at Iowa State

Nov. 12: vs. Baylor

Nov. 19: at Texas A&M

Nov. 26: vs. Missouri*

* at Arrowhead Stadium in Kansas City, Mo.

KANSAS STATE

Coach: Bill Snyder (20th season)

2010 record: 7-6, 3-5 in Big 12

Returning starters: 5 Off., 6 Def.

2010 postseason: Pinstripe Bowl L, 36-34 to Syracuse

Key returners: Bryce Brown, RB; David Garrett, DB

Makes a bowl game if: The Wildcats can win on the road at Miami, at Oklahoma State or at Texas. KSU might have to win at least one of those contest to offset potential home losses against OU and Texas A&M.

SCHEDULE

Sept: 3: vs. Eastern Kentucky

Sept: 17: vs. Kent State

Sept. 24: at Miami (Fla.)



Trending Now


AROUND THE WEB

  1. 1
    It’s harder to be a poor student in the U.S. than in Russia
  2. 2
    Man fatally stabbed in west Tulsa early Sunday
  3. 3
    How brain imaging can be used to predict the stock market
  4. 4
    Bridenstine tours Fort Sill, satisfied with facility's transparency
  5. 5
    10 Most Popular Wedding 'First Dance' Songs
+ show more