Big 12 Week Six Power Rankings

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Lots of fun Big 12 ball broke out in week six. However, when the dust settled, the Big 12 week six power rankings look quite similar to what they did one week ago. But make no mistake; this is still a wide-open conference. Is there more confidence in who the bottom teams are? Yes. But […] READ MORE


Big 12 Week Four Winners

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Let’s jump right in. The Big 12 week three winners were a hot mess. Picking the winners of the games straight up still was a success, going 7-2. However, we went an abysmal 2-5 both ATS and in the totals. But with each week, and learning more about each of these teams, the winners and […] READ MORE


Big 12 Week Four Power Rankings

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College football’s regular season is already 25% complete. Last year’s impressions are quickly fading on what we collectively thought we knew about all of the Big 12 conference members. Conference play is quickly approaching for all teams, but which teams are positioned the best? Let’s take a look at the Big 12 week four power […] READ MORE


Big 12 Week Two Takeaways

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Oh, do we have so much to learn. But it is going to be fun along the way. There is plenty of Big 12 week two takeaways that need to be chewed on. Some are good (programs in the Sunflower state), some bad (Baylor), and some in between (Texas). All teams have two weeks of […] READ MORE


Iowa State Leaves Kinnick Stadium With CyHawk Trophy

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Iowa State Leaves Kinnick Stadium with the CyHawk Trophy Two blocked punts put Iowa’s offense inside its opponent’s 20-yard line. Two interceptions and a fumble recovery from the defense added to the performance of Iowa’s special teams. Ideally, a victory would be included in a box score with those numbers. However, the offense was only […] READ MORE


Iowa Turns Page to Iowa State

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In September 2009, 13 years ago, the Hawkeye special teams blocked back-to-back game-winning field goal attempts to defeat Northern Iowa. The final score was 17-16, an Iowa victory. Prior to the game, Northern Iowa entered that season off of a loss in the FCS semifinals to the eventual national champion. The Panthers visited Kinnick Stadium […] READ MORE


Big 12 Week One Winners

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No more NIL talk. No more portal talk and no more realignment talk. Week zero got everyone’s whistle wet. But it’s time for the first full week of college football. The Big 12 week one slate renews an old Big East rivalry on a Thursday and has an intriguing matchup with a Pac 12 opponent […] READ MORE


2022 Big 12 Win Totals And Predictions

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College football is slowly approaching. Media days for all the conferences will kick off in July. Fall camps will get rolling in August. And before we know it, opening weekend will be here. The Big 12 very well could be the most competitive conference week-in and week-out. The blueblood programs of the Big 12 are […] READ MORE


Best Big XII Offensive Linemen Returning For 2022

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Richard Johnson, co-host of the podcast Split Zone Duo and writer for Sports Illustrated, often says, “the game (football) is about blocking and tackling.” While quarterbacks will always get the most attention, and the running backs of the Big XII are as good as any group in the nation, neither can thrive without the big […] READ MORE


2021 Cheez-It Bowl Preview

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The Cheez-It Bowl kicks off on Wednesday with an intriguing match-up between the ACC and Big 12. The Clemson Tigers will face the Iowa State Cyclones in what is a big opportunity for both programs. Each of these teams started 2021 in the preseason top 10. Now they face in late December with the winner […] READ MORE