Big 12 Football

  • Brock Purdy Set to Start for San Francisco Next Week
    Brock Purdy has gone from Mr. Irrelevant in the NFL Draft to starting quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers after Sunday’s game against Miami. San Francisco starter Jimmy Garoppolo broke his foot during the game with the Miami Dolphins and Purdy, the former Iowa State star quarterback, had to take over in the Niners’ 33-17 […]
  • 2022-23 FBS Bowl Schedule, Scores, TV, Channels, Times
    The 2022-23 bowl season will include 43 bowl games, with games scheduled to start on Dec. 16 with the Bahamas Bowl and the Cure Bowl. The bowl season will continue through December and early January, leading up to the College Football Playoff national championship game on Jan. 9. There will be no bowl games on […]
  • Cheez-It Bowl: Oklahoma Selected to Face Florida State
    The Oklahoma Sooners are headed to the Cheez-It Bowl later this month to take on the Florida State Seminoles, according to the Action Network’s Brett McMurphy. The game is set for Dec. 29 at 4:30 p.m. central. Oklahoma is coming off an uncharacteristic 6-6 season in which it failed to reach the Big 12 Championship […]
  • Armed Forces Bowl: Baylor Selected to Face Air Force
    The Baylor Bears are headed to the Armed Forces Bowl later this month to take on the Air Force Falcons, according to the Action Network’s Brett McMurphy. The game is set for Dec. 21 at 6:30 p.m. central. The game will be at Amon G. Carter Stadium, the home of the TCU Horned Frogs. Baylor […]
  • Liberty Bowl: Kansas Selected to Face Arkansas
    The Kansas Jayhawks are headed to the Liberty Bowl later this month to take on the Arkansas Razorbacks, according to the Action Network’s Brett McMurphy. The game is set for Dec. 28 at 4:30 p.m. The Liberty Bowl announced Kansas’ acceptance of the invitation via social media.   Kansas is coming off a 6-6 season […]
  • Alamo Bowl: Texas Selected to Face Washington
    The Texas Longhorns are headed to the Alamo Bowl later this month to take on the Washington Huskies, according to the Action Network’s Brett McMurphy. The game is set for Dec. 29 at 8 p.m. central. Texas is coming off an 8-4 season in which it finished third in the Big 12 behind TCU and […]
  • TCU’s College Football Playoff Selection Shows How Much Big 12 Has Changed Since 2014
    A month ago, when TCU wasn’t among the Top 4 teams in the initial College Football Playoff rankings, I wrote that there was still good news for TCU. Win them all, TCU, and there’s no way the committee can keep you out without looking so utterly disingenuous it’ll remove any thin veil of bias against […]
  • Max Duggan’s Heisman Candidacy Is ‘National Story’ Says Big 12’s Brett Yormark
    ARLINGTON, Texas —Big 12 commissioner Brett Yormark believes the conference has done enough to help TCU quarterback Max Duggan’s Heisman candidacy.   Yormark spoke to the media briefly before Saturday’s title game between the TCU Horned Frogs and the Kansas State Wildcats at AT&T Stadium. Duggan has played his way into Heisman Trophy contention by […]
  • Big 12 Commissioner Brett Yormark: TCU Belongs in College Football Playoff Regardless
    ARLINGTON, Texas — Big 12 commissioner Brett Yormark believes that the TCU Horned Frogs belong in the College Football Playoff, regardless of what happens in the championship game against Kansas State. Yormark spoke to the media briefly before Saturday’s title game between the Horned Frogs (12-0) and Kansas State (9-3) at AT&T Stadium. This week […]
  • College Football Playoff Will Expand in 2024
    The College Football Playoff will reportedly expand from four teams to 12 teams two years early, thanks to the Rose Bowl’s agreement to amend its contract. ESPN and Sports Illustrated reported the agreement on Wednesday. A formal announcement of the expansion is expected in the coming days.   An expanded playoff would be of immediate […]
  • John Hadl, Kansas Jayhawks Legend, Passes Away at 82
    John Hadl, the former Kansas star who went on to quarterback the San Diego Chargers in the AFL, died on Wednesday at the age of 82. Kansas made the announcement via its web site and social media. Hadl, who played several different positions for the Jayhawks and was twice picked as an All-American — once […]
  • College Football Team Eligibility Tracker for 2022-23 Bowl Games
    Heartland College Sports will update this page each week throughout the remainder of the 2022 FBS season as teams become bowl eligible. The TCU Horned Frogs became the first Big 12 team to reach bowl eligibility after its win over Oklahoma State in Week 7. The Oklahoma State Cowboys became the second Big 12 team […]
  • Colts to Start Sam Ehlinger for Rest of 2022 Season
    The Indianapolis Colts are making a change at quarterback following an underwhelming start to the 2022 season and now turn to former Texas Longhorn quarterback, Sam Ehlinger. This update comes from head coach Frank Reich following the Colts week seven loss to the Titans. Ehlinger will start in place of the injured Matt Ryan, and […]
  • TCU Leads Big 12 Odds to Make College Football Playoff
    In a recent update from BetOnline, the TCU Horned Frogs lead the Big 12 with the best odds to make the College Football Playoff with 60/1 odds of breaking into the Field of Four. TCU has the ninth-best odds in the country to make the 2022 playoff, sitting behind Ohio State (2/1), Georgia (21/10), Alabama […]
  • K-State is the Only College Football Team Without an Interception This Season
    With the college football season crossing the halfway mark, Kansas State has been one of the biggest surprises in the sport thus far. The Wildcats have shown significant upside this season and one of the main reasons for this is their lack of turnovers. With quarterback Adrian Martinez at the helm, the Wildcats have yet […]
  • TCU Leads Four Big 12 Teams in Latest AP Top 25 Poll
    The TCU Horned Frogs leaped into the AP Top 10 after their double-overtime victory over the Oklahoma State Cowboys when the new AP Top 25 came out on Sunday. The Horned Frogs (6-0) beat the Cowboys (5-1), 43-40, in double overtime on Saturday. With the win, the Horned Frogs moved to bowl eligibility and went […]
  • Oklahoma Given 12-1 Odds to Hire Matt Rhule
    Former Panthers Head Coach Matt Rhule’s time in Carolina has come to an end. While there are many jobs Rhule is said to have his eye on, BetOnline has posted odds tracking Matt Rhule’s Next Head Coaching Job. With Oklahoma currently in the midst of one of the most turbulent seasons in recent memory, the […]
  • Adrian Martinez Has Best Big 12 Odds to Win Heisman Trophy
    Following another impressive game for K-State Quarterback Adrian Martinez in Week 5 of the College Football season, Martinez currently sits at +1600 odds to win the Heisman Trophy. Martinez jumped from +3000 odds after Week 4 to +1600 odds following his Week 5 performance against Texas Tech. Odds for the Heisman Trophy are courtesy of FanDuel Sportsbook. Adrian […]
  • Oklahoma State Leads Big 12 With Odds to Win College Football Playoff
    The Oklahoma State Cowboys have officially been announced as having the best odds to win the 2022 CFB Championship out of the Big 12. The Cowboy’s 36-25 Win over the Baylor Bears in Week 5 helped to jump TCU, Kansas State, and Kansas and give the Cowboys the best shot at the title. In an […]
  • Kansas State Moves into AP Top 25 as Oklahoma Falls
    Kansas State’s win over Oklahoma created change in the AP Top 25 as the Wildcats moved into the poll, the Sooners dropped and Oklahoma State is now the highest-ranked Big 12 team. The new poll came out Sunday afternoon and included the results of Week 4. The Kansas Jayhawks, who improved to 4-0 with a […]
  • Three Thoughts on Texas Tech’s 27-14 loss vs. NC State
    The Texas Tech Red Raiders suffered their first defeat of the Joey McGuire era, as they lost to the NC State Wolfpack, 27-14, on Saturday night. Texas Tech quarterback Donovan Smith started his second game and, once again, it was an uneven outing. Many will focus on the pick-six he threw in the first half. […]
  • Three Thoughts on K-State’s 17-10 Loss Against Tulane
    The Kansas State Wildcats hosted the Tulane Green Wave at Bill Snyder Family Stadium on Saturday and came away with a 17-10 loss. With both teams starting 2-0 after an easy first two weeks of blowout matchups, this game quickly became one of the most anticipated games of the week three slate. K-State was coming off a […]
  • Three Thoughts on Texas Tech’s 33-30 Double-Overtime Win vs. Houston
    The Texas Tech Red Raiders went ‘Back to the Future’ when they hosted the Houston Cougars at Jones AT&T Stadium on Saturday. The ‘Back’ is the fact that the two teams were once Southwest Conference rivals, dating back to the 1970s when the Cougars joined the league. The ‘Future’ is that the Red Raiders and […]
  • Three Thoughts on Texas’ 20-19 Loss to Alabama
    The Texas Longhorns hosted the No. 1 team in the country for just the third time in program history when the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide visited Austin, Texas. It wasn’t just a matchup of two historically great programs, or a matchup of mentor (Alabama head coach Nick Saban) against pupil (Texas head coach Steve […]
  • Five Big 12 Players on College Football America Dream Team
    Five Big 12 players were named to the Starting Lineup of the 2022 College Football America Yearbook Preseason FBS Dream Team, released this week. The FBS Dream Team is the publication’s equivalent of a preseason All-America Team. The five Big 12 players to make the Starting Lineup, or First Team, were Texas running back Bijan […]
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