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Aug 22 2015 11:59 AM - Corey Elliot
By: Corey Elliot, special correspondent to HornSports After Joe Paterno was fired following the Jerry Sandusky scandal, fans gathered outside his home in State College. To this day, I'm still unsure of what was most important to those fans...was it Paterno losing his job; or the fact those adolescent boys (who are...
Nov 19 2014 12:22 PM - Matt Cotcher
Recap of Week 12: Horns get bowl eligible Texas extended their winning streak to three games with a convincing 28-7 win in Stillwater over Oklahoma State. The Horns used a big first half on offense and four quarters of smothering defense to notch their second road win in the last three games. TCU struggles to be...
Nov 11 2014 03:37 PM - Chris Flanagan
Recap of Week 11: Baylor bounces OU in Norman A 48-14 win by the Bears, was their first-ever win on the road against OU. The Sooners led 14-3 before the Bears rolled up 45 unanswered points. To add to the Sooner's disastrous afternoon, Trevor Knight was carted off the field after being sacked, and the home crowd ra...
Nov 04 2014 12:00 PM - Matt Cotcher
Recap of Week 10: TCU escapes Morgantown For the third year in a row, the Big 12’s newest members had their game decided in the closing minutes. In each of the last two years, the teams needed overtime to reach a conclusion. On Saturday, TCU kicked a game-winning field goal as time expired for a 31-30 win. WVU turn...
Oct 28 2014 11:08 AM - Chris Flanagan
Recap of Week 9: TCU runs out of fireworks The Horned Frogs put up 82 points in a win over Texas Tech. 82 points! There certainly wasn’t a shortage of offensive fireworks for Gary Patterson’s squad, but the Athletic Department ran short. After touchdowns and field goals by the Horned Frogs, TCU launches fireworks...
Oct 21 2014 09:33 AM - Matt Cotcher
Recap of Week 8: The big 12 missed the boat Even though the Big 12 has five teams ranked in the Top 25, with only 1 in the Top 10 (at #10), none of them are in serious contention for the playoffs. TCU is the best chance that the Big 12 has but I don't see them going undefeated the entire way. They still have to pla...
Oct 07 2014 08:18 AM - Chris Flanagan
Recap of Week 6: The Big 12 is back (Again) Throughout the offseason, it seemed everyone in the national media was talking about how there were only two good teams in the Big 12 and that it was on par with the ACC. Funny story about that...there are 5 Big 12 teams ranked in the top 17 of the AP poll. The AP poll r...
Sep 30 2014 08:54 AM - Chris Flanagan
We are one third of the way through the season. Here is a recap of Week 5: Kansas fires Charlie Weis The biggest takeaway from the weekend was the firing of Kansas coach Charlie Weis. Weis went 6-22 at Kansas. Turner Gill did very poorly at Kansas as well. Kansas is now in their 5th season of putrid football. I...
Sep 23 2014 08:42 AM - Chris Flanagan
Kansas State can't overcome mistakes vs. Auburn Last week, I mentioned that if the Kansas State Wildcats were to keep it close, it would look good for the Big 12. I was right, but it would have been sweeter to see the Wildcats beat another overrated SEC team. Kansas State left 16 points on the field, including 3 mis...
Sep 15 2014 11:04 AM - Chris Flanagan
Texas battles but ultimately loses If you ever watch a boxing match, the underdog's strategy is usually to be in better condition, take some punches, give some punches, and then look for an opening to attack. Texas did that for much of the game against UCLA, however they were subsequently knocked out in the 11th rou...
Sep 02 2014 07:19 AM - Chris Flanagan
Recap of Week 1: West Virginia holds their own against Alabama The Mountaineers were 26.5 point underdogs heading into the Alabama game and they gave Alabama all they could handle. They may be a force in the Big 12 this season but that will be put to the test in a few weeks. The biggest takeaway was that the 7th pl...
Aug 26 2014 09:10 AM - Chris Flanagan
Each week of the season HornSports will take a look at the major storylines and games being played in the Big 12. This piece will pay particular attention to the games that have the most impact on Texas and the Horns' positioning in the conference. In Week 1, every team has a clean slate and the conference race hasn...
Jul 22 2014 06:24 PM - Matt Cotcher
Day 2 of the Big 12 media days saw the heavyweights of the league take the stage. In addition to veteran coaches Bob Stoops and Bill Snyder (OU and KSU were picked 1st and 3rd respectively in the preseason media poll), Charlie Strong made his debut at the league’s annual event. While it is inaccurate to categorize...
Jul 21 2014 02:23 PM - Matt Cotcher
Mascots, coaching cliches, and the new four-team playoff...football season arrived in Dallas, TX on Monday morning with the Big 12's media days. After an offseason full of NCAA lawsuits, most of the crowd in Dallas was ready to talk about football. Most of the crowd, except for Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby, that...
Jul 20 2014 09:00 PM - HornSports Staff
Big 12 Media Days kicks off on Monday morning in Dallas and Horn Sports will bring you all the latest news from the event. Carrara and Cotcher will be attending and will provide live updates via a variety of methods. Horn Sports Coverage of Big 12 Media Days: Social Media Accounts:Twitter Accounts to follow:@HornS...
Oct 18 2013 06:19 PM - Guest
Complaining about bye weeks since 2003 Last Week: 3-1 Straight Up (1-3 vs. Spread) Season: 35-8 / 23-20 No time for introductory nonsense this week, let’s get right to business…..Let’s go Around the Big 12. TCU at Oklahoma State (-7.5), 11:00am [FOX] – If you’re a numbers nerd, TCU is in the midst of possi...
Oct 18 2013 06:19 PM - Guest
Complaining about bye weeks since 2003 Last Week: 3-1 Straight Up (1-3 vs. Spread) Season: 35-8 / 23-20 No time for introductory nonsense this week, let’s get right to business…..Let’s go Around the Big 12. TCU at Oklahoma State (-7.5), 11:00am [FOX] – If you’re a numbers nerd, TCU is in the midst of possi...
Oct 03 2013 11:47 AM - Guest
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Aug 04 2013 05:26 AM - Guest
The Iowa State Cyclones may be one of the forgotten teams of the Big 12 year in an year out, but head coach Paul Rhodes may do more with less than just about any other coach in the Big 12 minus maybe Kansas State's Bill Snyder. Rhodes got to Ames, Iowa in 2009 and has taken the Cyclones to three bowl games in fou...