Big 12 football: Parity finally arrives in the conference

Parity is what has made the Southeastern Conference such a runaway mine train, with all the schools pushing each other. It should help the Big 12 enhance its chances of winning once one of its teams gets to the Big Bowl.

BY BERRY TRAMEL Published: July 29, 2012

The 2011 Big 12 football standings were interesting at the top. And not just because OSU broke through to win the championship.

The Cowboys certainly shook up the league. But even more startling was the win-place-show slots. OSU, Kansas State, Baylor. The Sooners actually tied Baylor for third place, but using the Bob Stoops tiebreaker method, the Bears were bronze medalists.

Think about that. Top...

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