1-10→1. Oklahoma vs. Texas at Dallas, Oct. 17: As much anticipation and bad blood as any Trinity River shootout since 1976. →2. Texas at OSU, Oct. 31: Cowboys have proven they can scare UT. But they need to beat the ’Horns. →3. Georgia at OSU, Sept. 5: A glorious season opener; give us more, give us more. →4. Oklahoma at Texas Tech, Nov. 21: Strange things happen to the Sooners in Lubbock. →5. OSU at Oklahoma, Nov. 28: Bedlam in Norman has been one-sided since ’01, but you never know. →6. Nebraska at Missouri, Oct. 8: Maybe the North championship game. →7. Oklahoma at Miami, Oct. 3: Is this the year Miami becomes Miami again? →8. Nebraska at Virginia Tech, Sept. 19: Husker victory would be huge for Big 12 prestige. →9. Missouri vs. Kansas at Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 28: Sorry, Nebraska-Colorado. This has become North’s best rivalry game. →10. Texas Tech at Texas, Sept. 19: Might be a blowout, but finally, a significant September conference game.
11-20→11. Missouri vs. Illinois at St. Louis, Sept. 5: This has turned into a solid tradition. Don’t let it die. →12. Oklahoma at Nebraska, Nov. 7: One in a series of tough Sooner road games. →13. Texas Tech at OSU, Nov. 14: Three of last four series games in Stillwater have been wild — OSU 49-45 and 51-49, Tech 49-30. →14. Nebraska at Kansas, Nov. 14: Must-win for Jayhawks, who have killer South schedule. →15. Connecticut at Baylor, Sept. 19: Strange to have a Baylor game this high, but Bears could make a statement. →16. Nebraska at Colorado, Nov. 27: Huskers could be playing for the North crown. →17. Texas at Missouri, Oct. 24: Mizzou is 1-14 vs. UT since 1916, but Columbia becoming tough place to play. →18. Oklahoma at Kansas, Oct. 24: OU’s easiest road game, and it won’t be easy. →19. Texas Tech at Nebraska, Oct. 17: South’s fourth-best team might beat North’s best. →20 Missouri at OSU, Oct. 17: Goofy trend — Mizzou hasn’t lost in Stillwater since 1992.
21-30→21. BYU vs. Oklahoma at Arlington, Texas, Sept. 5: Brigham Young not great on neutral fields; 2-5 in last seven bowl games. →22. Texas at Texas A&M, Nov. 26: Should be a rout, but you never know in this series. →23. Colorado at West Virginia, Oct. 1: Seems a mismatch, but Buffs won last year in Boulder. →24. Nebraska at Baylor, Oct. 31: Bears narrowing the gap; last two losses to Huskers 23-14 and 32-20. →25. Texas Tech at Houston, Sept. 26: First team to 60 wins. →26. Iowa at Iowa State, Sept. 12: Cyclones’ can make their season with a victory. →27. Missouri at Colorado, Oct. 31: Don’t laugh, but CU could contend for the North. The three North favorites all come to Boulder. →28. Kansas at Kansas State, Nov. 7: Bill Snyder returns to the Sunflower State Series. →29. Missouri at Nevada, Sept. 25: Tigers rolled in Columbia last year, but Nevada pushed Tech in Reno. →30. Kansas at Colorado, Oct. 17: Another must-win for Jayhawks, who might have to sweep the North to have a chance to win it.
31-40→31. OSU at Baylor, Oct. 24: Trap game for Cowboys; week before Texas. →32. Kansas State at UCLA, Sept. 19: Snyder asks, who scheduled this game? →33. Arkansas vs. Texas A&M at Arlington, Texas, Oct. 3: More interesting than important; old SWC matchup. →34. Colorado at Kansas State, Oct. 24: Win this, and Snyder could go 3-1 in the conference. →35. Texas Tech at Baylor, Nov. 28: Bears almost got Tech last November but haven’t won since this was an SWC series. →36. Colorado State at Colorado, Sept. 6: Buffs’ 38-17 win last year an aberration; this almost always a classic. →37. Baylor at Texas A&M, Nov. 21: Bears could send Aggies to the cellar. →38. Kansas at Texas Tech, Oct. 31: KU 1-10 all-time vs. Red Raiders but won in Lubbock in 2001. →39. Colorado at Toledo, Sept. 11: Rockets this decade have beaten Michigan, Penn State, Pitt, Kansas, Minnesota and Iowa State. Buffs could be next. →40. Missouri at Kansas State, Nov. 14: May the best team win.
41-50→41. Texas A&M at Texas Tech, Oct. 24: No two schools hate each other more than these. →42. Kansas at Texas, Nov. 21: KU beats UT anytime there’s a Roosevelt in D.C.; 1901 (vice-president Teddy) and 1938 (president FDR). →43. Iowa State at Texas A&M, Oct. 31: Always mildly interesting when a league’s worst two teams collide. →44. Southern Miss at Kansas, Sept. 26: Larry Fedora takes a swing at Jayhawks. →45. Baylor at Iowa State, Oct. 17: Bears have two Big 12 road wins ever. Here’s the chance at three. →46. Kansas at Texas-El Paso, Sept. 12: Jayhawks have lost three straight non-conference road games, to South Florida, Toledo and Northwestern. →47. New Mexico at Texas A&M, Sept. 5: Lobos gave away A&M game last year in Albuquerque. →48. Texas at Baylor, Nov. 14: It’s been 10 years since Bears came within 20 points of UT. →49. Kansas State at Iowa State, Oct. 3: Cyclones could have a chance to go 2-1 in the league. →50. OSU at Iowa State, Nov. 7: Only Cowboy game not in-state or in the Brazos Valley.
51-60→51. Baylor at Wake Forest, Sept. 5: Seems like an interesting game, until you remember Wake won 41-13 in Waco last year. →52. Colorado at Iowa State, Nov. 14: CU coach Dan Hawkins is 13-24 in three years. →53. Houston at OSU, Sept. 12: Cowboys should roll, but Cougars led at halftime last year in Stillwater. →54. Duke at Kansas, Sept. 19: David Cutcliffe has at least made Duke competitive. →55. OSU at Texas A&M, Oct. 10: Cowboys have a history of squandering sure victories in College Station. →56. Rice at Texas Tech, Sept. 12: Put this game in Houston and ... Tech would have two games in Houston this year. →57. Texas at Wyoming, Sept. 12: Is this trip repayment for hiring away Fred Akers 33 years ago? →58. Texas A&M at Kansas State, Oct. 17: 1998 Big 12 title game participants have fallen far. →59. New Mexico at Texas Tech, Oct. 3: Old Border Conference foes. →60. Texas A&M at Colorado, Nov. 7: Buffs’ record 55-58 this decade.
61-70→61. Kansas State at Texas Tech, Oct. 10: ’Cats’ last trip to Lubbock, 59-20 loss in 2005, started five-game losing streak that led Snyder to retire. →62. Rice at OSU, Sept. 19: Owls went 10-3 in 2008 and have a seven-game win streak. →63. Kansas State at Louisiana-Lafayette, Sept. 12: Don’t bet on Snyder making return trip to Lafayette. →64. Colorado at OSU, Nov. 19: Buffs have lost just once in Stillwater since 1987, but this should be a rout. →65. Alabama-Birmingham at Texas A&M, Sept. 26: Two bad teams equal one bad game. →66. Kansas State at Oklahoma, Oct. 31: Only intrigue is the Snyder-Stoops reunion. →67. Colorado at Texas, Oct. 10: Last time these foes met south of the Red River, UT won 70-3. →68. Iowa State at Kent State, Sept. 19: Series 1-1 last two years, with games in Ames. →69. Baylor at Missouri, Nov. 7: Mizzou has a batch of tossup games; this isn’t one of them. →70. Wyoming at Colorado, Sept. 19: Seemingly natural rivals have played only twice since Wyoming’s 24-10 victory in 1982.
71-80→71. Kansas State at Nebraska, Nov. 21: Will it ever be a big deal again for K-State to invade Lincoln? →72. Iowa State at Missouri, Nov. 21: Remember not so long ago, when Cyclones were the team playing for something in this series? →73. Florida Atlantic at Nebraska, Sept. 5: Howard Schnellenberger returns to Lincoln, where he lost 37-0 as a Sooner in 1995. →74. Iowa State at Kansas, Oct. 10: Cyclones actually 5-6 in last 11 games vs. KU, but all five wins came from the deposed Dan McCarney. →75. Bowling Green at Missouri, Sept. 12: Absolutely stunning stat — Mizzou is 1-3 all-time vs. Bowling Green, and all four games have been played since 1994. →76. Iowa State at Nebraska, Oct. 24: Not to beat a dead horse, but Cyclones fired a guy who twice beat Nebraska this decade. →77. Baylor at Oklahoma, Oct. 10: The Bears never have beaten the Sooners. Ever. →78. Louisiana-Lafayette at Nebraska, Sept. 26: Cajuns played tough at Illinois and Kansas State last season. →79. Army at Iowa State, Sept. 26: Games against Army in West Point are classic, because of tradition and scenery and spectacle. Games against Army away from West Point are not. →80. Tulsa at Oklahoma, Sept. 19: Since TU’s upset in 1996, OU is 4-0 vs. Tulsa, by an average score of 47-9.
81-90→81. Central Florida at Texas, Nov. 7: Played Texas tough two years ago in Orlando. →82. Utah State at Texas A&M, Sept. 19: Ex-OSU Cowboy Brent Guy no longer coaching Utah State after nine wins in four years. →83. Arkansas State at Nebraska, Sept. 12: Shame, shame. Huskers play three Sun Belt Conference teams. →84. Texas A&M at Oklahoma, Nov. 14: Shades of 77-0; worst conference game of the year. →85. Texas-El Paso at Texas, Sept. 26: Longhorns won 42-13 in El Paso last season. →86. Kent State at Baylor, Oct. 3: Golden Flashes won at Iowa State in ’07. →87. North Dakota State at Iowa State, Sept. 3: I-AA Bison beat Minnesota 27-21 in ’07. →88. Louisiana-Monroe at Texas, Sept. 5: Ex-OSU quarterback Charlie Weatherbie coaches the Warhawks. →89. UMass at Kansas State, Sept. 5: I-AA Minutemen not the worst game on KSU’s schedule. →90. Furman at Missouri, Sept. 19: I-AA Paladins played Virginia Tech tough (24-7) last season.
91-96→91. Northwestern St. (La.) at Baylor, Sept. 26: I-AA Demons lost 51-10 last year in Waco. →92. Grambling at OSU, Sept. 26: Band will come, but not Doug Williams; he hasn’t coached I-AA Grambling since 2003. →93. Tennessee Tech at Kansas State, Sept. 26: I-AA Golden Eagles coached by Watson Brown. →94. North Dakota at Texas Tech, Sept. 5: Fighting Sioux making transition to I-AA, from NCAA Division II. →95. Northern Colorado at Kansas, Sept. 5: I-AA Bears 1-10, 1-11, 1-10 last three years. →96. Idaho State at Oklahoma, Sept. 12: I-AA Bengals lost to Northern Colorado in ’08.