Tag Archive: Big 12
Brown, who was often lauded for his recruiting while being criticized for failing to win championships, followed up a strong 2004 season on the field with an extremely successful 2005 recruiting season by securing the top-ranked recruiting class (the 2005 recruiting season is for players entering the University in Fall 2006). With the exception of Cedric Benson, Derrick Johnson, and Bo Scaife, Texas returned most of their key players from 2004–2005, including red-shirt Junior Quarterback Vince Young. Texas was given a pre-season #2 ranking (behind defending National Champions University of Southern California) by Sports Illustrated magazine, and was also ranked second in the AP and USA Today coaches pre-season polls. They maintained those rankings throughout the entire 2005–2006 season.
The Cowboys are a force to be dealt with in college football. Their stadium is undergoing renovation and should be finished for the opening game in 2009. The technology and equipment are 2nd to none not even the NFL.
The Missouri Tigers are the official mascot of the athletic teams at the University of Missouri–Columbia. UMC athletics date back to the middle of the 19th century.
The Jawhawks play in the Big 12 Conference.
KU started playing football in 1890. Notable alumni include Bobby Douglass, Dana Stubblefield, Gale Sayers, John Hadl, John Riggins, Mike McCormack, and Nolan Cromwell.
The Jayhawks have made 3 Orange Bowl appearances. Home games are played at Memorial Stadium.
Iowa Sate Cyclones tickets – The Clones of Iowa State are a members of the Big 12. They are play in the Northern Division. Their home field is Jack Trice Stadium. The stadium is named for the 1923 Cyclone that paid the ultimate price playing football. The stadium is never finished it seems as they add luxury boxes. With luck the renovations will be complete in 2010.