Polling the Big 12: Who has the best and worst fans?

JAKE TROTTER Modified: August 2, 2009 at 11:01 pm •  Published: August 2, 2009
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The Oklahoman's Jake Trotter polled 29 of the 38 players at Big 12 Media Days, including at least one from each school. These are their answers.


Who has the best fans?

Nebraska, 29%

Texas A&M, 24%

Oklahoma, 14%

Kansas, 10%

Texas, 10%

Other receiving votes: Missouri, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech

Quotable: "It's weird. It's oh-so weird. When you go up there, you expect to get yelled at and trashed. Next thing you know, they're all talking nice, like 'Have a good game.' Then, after the game, they're like, 'Good game, guys, good game.' It's weird, it throws you for a loop." — a Big 12 North offensive player, on playing in front of Nebraska fans

Quotable II: "Nebraska fans always cheer you on, even though they want you to lose." — a Big 12 North defensive player

Who has the worst fans?

Texas Tech, 32%

Kansas, 16%

Missouri, 11%

Nebraska, 11%

Oklahoma State, 11%

Other receiving votes: Baylor, Colorado, Oklahoma, Texas

Quotable: "After we lost to them, they ran on the field and tried to beat us up. They're the worst." — a Big 12 South offensive player, on Texas Tech fans

Quotable II: "Kansas fans treated us bad for some reason. I have no idea why, either." — a Big 12 South defensive player


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