FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: July 20, 2011

The Oklahoma football team was selected to repeat as the Big 12 champions in the Big 12 preseason poll.

The poll is voted on by media members who cover the conference.

The Sooners received 41 first-place votes and totaled 428 points. A narrow gap of two points separated the next two positions as Texas A&M finished in second with one first-place vote and 362 points. Oklahoma State was picked third, also garnering a first-place vote and registering 360 points.

OU, OSU and TAMU tied for the South division title in 2010 — the final season of division standings.

Big 12 Football Media Preseason Poll

Rank. Team (First-place votes), total points

1. Oklahoma (41), 428

2. Texas A&M (1), 362

3. Oklahoma State (1), 360

4. Missouri, 281

5. Texas, 265

6. Baylor, 194

7. Texas Tech, 191

8. Kansas State, 140

9. Iowa State, 93

10. Kansas, 51

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