Texas Tech defensive coordinator Matt Wallerstedt has resigned for unspecified personal reasons.
Conference play will begin picking up this week, but there will also be some key non-conference match-ups as well. Defending SEC champion Auburn heads to Kansas State for a Thursday night match-up. This could be the Big 12’s last chance to leave a huge impression on the selection committee.
The Horned Frogs, Mountaineers and Cyclones each beat a fellow power conference team on Saturday — and West Virginia and Iowa State did it on the road.
Quarterback Seth Russell, filling in for injured senior starter Bryce Petty, threw for 438 yards and five touchdowns. Freshman KD Cannon had 223 yards receiving and three scores for a team missing three senior receivers.
It’s been 23 years since Texas Tech and Arkansas faced off in what was the two teams’ final pairing before the Razorbacks joined the Southeast Conference.
Two years ago, Tyrone Swoopes was the can’t-miss prospect and quarterback of the future for the Texas Longhorns.
Baylor coach Art Briles prefers to avoid certain labels for players not necessarily considered first-teamers in the eighth-ranked Bears’ fast-paced, big-play offense.
The Big 12 Conference has suspended a replay official and replay communicator after a questionable play wasn’t reviewed in 19th-ranked Kansas State’s 32-28 victory at Iowa State.
Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty could be watching from the sideline with his top receivers Saturday night as the Bears welcome the Northwestern State Demons.
Baylor coach Art Briles knows his young talent on offense is getting some valuable early experience.
Things to watch in Week 2 of Big 12 play, including the first conference game:
Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty says he plans to play for the 10th-ranked Bears in Saturday’s night game against Northwestern State despite two cracked small bones in his back.