Big 12 football power poll: Sooners' secondary will get tested by Baylor offense

TCU poses a danger to Kansas State's hopes of reaching the national championship game.
by Michael Baldwin Published: November 5, 2012
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1. Kansas State (9-0): The Wildcats travel to TCU. Game will get a lot dicier if Collin Klein is held out.

2. Oklahoma (6-2): The Sooners' secondary is improved but gets a good test against the Baylor Bears.

3. Texas (7-2): The Longhorns haven't dazzled anyone, but they keep finding ways to win.

4. Oklahoma State (5-3): Former offensive coordinator Dana Holgorsen returns to Stillwater.

3. Texas Tech (6-3): Up and down Red Raiders have struggled at home but should defeat Kansas.

7. TCU (6-3): Can the pesky Horned Frogs derail K-State's bid to play in the national title game?

5. West Virginia (5-3): The Mountaineers are riding a three-game losing streak heading to Stillwater.

8. Iowa State (5-4): The Cyclones are competitive and upset the Longhorns in Austin in 2010.

9. Baylor (4-4): The Bears will get OU's best shot after they ended a winless streak vs. the Sooners last year in Waco.

10. Kansas (1-8): The Jayhawks have struggled on the road and now take a trip to Lubbock.


by Michael Baldwin
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Mike Baldwin has been a sports reporter for The Oklahoman since 1982. Mike graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1974 and attended Oklahoma Christian University, graduating with a journalism degree in 1978. Mike's first job was sports editor...
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