While the Mountaineers are league newcomers, Holgorsen was a Big 12 assistant coach for nine of 11 seasons before becoming their coach.
The Longhorns were picked third, followed by the defending league champion Oklahoma State. TCU is picked to finish its first year in the league in fifth place.
Help is on the way from North Texas to several states devastated by a tornado outbreak.
Texas A&M and Missouri have agreed to pay $12.4 million each to leave the Big 12 and join the Southeastern Conference in July.
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.
The Bears, who tied a school record with 10 wins last season, play their Big 12 opener Sept. 29 at West Virginia.
Oklahoma State will open Big 12 play with a home game against Texas and also host new conference members West Virginia and TCU next season.
LUBBOCK (AP) – Texas Tech’s first two Big 12 home games next season are against Oklahoma and newcomer West Virginia. The Red Raiders, who lost five straight games to close their first losing season since […]
We’ll find out how good Texas is right off the bat. OU has a killer close to the season. TCU and Texas Tech each have as tough a five-game stretch as any team in football.
The 2012 slate includes Big 12 newcomers TCU and West Virginia, and features a 10-team, nine-game, round-robin schedule.
West Virginia University will pay the Big East $20 million to settle a lawsuit that clears the way for the Mountaineers to join the Big 12 in July.
Longtime assistant coach Joe DeForest is leaving Oklahoma State and reportedly taking a job with former colleague Dana Holgorsen at West Virginia.