The Big 12’s attention is on Kansas State’s national championship dreams, yet there’s plenty left to be decided in the conference over the final weeks.
TCU coach Gary Patterson was planning to use backup quarterback Trevone Boykin as a tailback when the 15th-ranked Horned Frogs play Iowa State.
The Red Raiders have lost back-to-back games to the Cyclones the past two years, and last season’s anemic one-touchdown performance at home is still fresh in their minds.
TCU opens its 2012 season at home Sept. 8 against Grambling State, a week before the Horned Frogs make their Big 12 debut at Kansas.
Texas A&M, the Big 12’s second-worst offensive team, scored just three points in the opening 8½ minutes of the second half on their way to a 69-46 loss.
There is still a championship-like finale coming this Saturday when third-ranked Oklahoma State (10-1, 7-1 Big 12) and 13th-ranked Oklahoma (9-2, 6-2) play their annual Bedlam game.
With three weeks left in the Big 12’s first round-robin schedule, the league’s automatic BCS berth could come down to one game.
Ryan Tannehill threw for 263 yards and two touchdowns, as the 17th-ranked Texas A&M Aggies upended the Iowa State Cyclones, 33-17.
Forget what had been a potential matchup of 4-0 teams. No. 25 Baylor and Iowa State are both trying to bounce back from losing their Big 12 openers.
Iowa State (3-0), bolstered by the emergence of quarterback Steele Jantz, hosts No. 17 Texas (3-0) on Saturday night in the Big 12 opener for both teams.
The 19th-ranked Longhorns trounced UCLA 49-20 on Saturday. They’ll be seeking payback after losing to Iowa State for the first time in 2010.
Jordan Hamilton finished with a game-high 20 points and eight rebounds as the fifth-ranked Texas Longhorns handled the Iowa Cyclones