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File-Baylor quarterback Charlie Brewer (12) throws past the defense of Oklahoma linebacker Kenneth Murray (9) during the first half of an NCAA college football game for the Big 12 Conference championship, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. Brewer never spent a lot of time thinking about how beat up he was at the end of last season after a tough finish for the Bears. But he just might slide a little more in his fourth season as Baylor starter, when the Big 12 runner-up Bears hope to get a step farther with a new coach coming off a national championship.  (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter, File)

New coach at Baylor, where QB Brewer may finally slide more

Sep. 1, 2020 6:51 PM EDT

Baylor quarterback Charlie Brewer never spent a lot of time thinking about how beat up he was at the end of last season after a tough finish for the Bears. But he just might slide a little more in his fourth year as the Baylor starter, when the Big 12 runner-up Bears hope to get a step farther with new coach...

FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2019, file photo, Iowa State quarterback Brock Purdy (15) throws a pass in front of Notre Dame defensive lineman Adetokunbo Ogundeji (91) during the first half of the Camping World Bowl NCAA college football game, in Orlando, Fla. Purdy, who led the most productive offense in program history, has the look of a high-round pick if he declares for the NFL draft after his junior year. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)

With Purdy leading way, Cyclones look to make some history

Sep. 1, 2020 3:15 PM EDT

Iowa State enters this season coming off one of its best three-year stretches and with the belief it's ready to do something it has never done — make the Big 12 championship game. “I think we're really close,” coach Matt Campbell said. "Being really close and doing it are two different...

FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019 file photo, Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley talks with players during an NCAA college football game between Iowa State and Oklahoma in Norman, Okla. As usual, Riley is taking his time naming a starting quarterback. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)

No. 5 Oklahoma still Big 12 favorite with inexperienced QB

Sep. 1, 2020 2:54 PM EDT

Oklahoma is 3-for-3 in winning Big 12 championships and making the College Football Playoff since Lincoln Riley became head coach of the fifth-ranked Sooners. Those titles came with three different quarterbacks: two Heisman Trophy winners and a Heisman runner-up for Oklahoma who started their college careers at...