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Will Sooners three-peat?

Oklahoma is the favorite to win the Big 12 for the third consecutive season. In-state rival Oklahoma State has the second-best odds behind Heisman hopeful Mason Rudolph. Or will Tom Herman return the Longhorns back to the top of the conference?

Rhule's vision for a successful Baylor season (0:59)
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4dMark Schlabach

Baylor's Blanchard charged in Feb. incident

Baylor defensive back Travon Blanchard has been arrested and charged with misdemeanor assault family violence stemming from a February incident.

Baylor success not about wins and losses next season (1:37)

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

New Baylor coach Matt Rhule has been candid and genuine so far at Big 12 media days.

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5dMitch Sherman

Rhule envisions 'bright new future' for Baylor

New Baylor head coach Matt Rhule says his program is "committed to getting the wrongs of the past corrected" and "a bright new future" for the Bears' program.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Baylor coach Matt Rhule prepared an extensive opening statement and primarily read from it to start at Big 12 media days. Easy to see that it's a bit harrowing to be in his position. Rhule referenced the sexual-assault scandal at the school, saying that he's confident changes will make Baylor "better and stronger." But he said he will not comment on specifics of the continuing investigation.

Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer 

Baylor coach Matt Rhule on his team's offensive line depth: "No one can get hurt on the offensive line; they're not allowed to," Rhule said with a chuckle.

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New era in Big 12

The Big 12 will have plenty of changes at the top as Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley enters his first year as head coach while Texas goes with Tom Herman and Baylor with Matt Rhule.

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16dPhil Steele

Which college football conference is No. 1 for 2017?

After a (sort of) down year, the SEC is loaded again in 2017. But the ACC and Big Ten are right there, and the Pac-12 and Big 12 aren't far off. So which league enters 2017 as the deepest in the country?

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24dMitch Sherman

Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip: Week 4

Week 4 includes a couple of key early Big 12 clashes, with TCU traveling to Stillwater and a battle of new head coaches as Baylor hosts the Sooners.

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Baylor: NCAA investigation 'ongoing, pending'

Baylor University officials say the school is being investigated by the NCAA in the wake of a sexual assault scandal that led to the firing of football coach Art Briles and the departure of the school president.

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32dMitch Sherman

Who will be Big 12's 1,000-yard rushers in 2017?

Five of eight Big 12 players who had 1,000-yard rushing seasons last year are back in 2017. We take a look at who can repeat and who might join them.

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33dJake Trotter

Who will lead Big 12 in sacks in 2017?

Two of the Big 12's top pass-rushers reside in the Sunflower State in Kansas' Dorance Armstrong Jr. and Kansas State's Reggie Walker.

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35dTom VanHaaren

These new assistants already tearing up recruiting

Texas has been one of the hottest recruiters this spring and summer. That's thanks to Todd Orlando, among others on the staff. He is just one of several new assistants already making a mark with their new teams.

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47dMitch Sherman

Schedule analysis: Baylor Bears

Baylor's front-loaded Big 12 schedule could make life difficult for a new coaching staff with limited experience in the league.

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

The Big 12 has hired a third party to conduct its verification review of Baylor of required changes to the school's "athletics procedures and to institutional governance of its intercollegiate athletics programs." That review began last month. The Big 12 is withholding 25 percent of Baylor's revenue distribution pending the outcome of the review.

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53dPaula Lavigne and Mark Schlabach

Judge dismisses lawsuit of ex-Baylor staffer

A federal judge dismissed the lawsuit of former Baylor staffer Tom Hill against a law firm investigating the school.

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59dJake Trotter

Get to know these Big 12 summer arrivals

A look at the top recruits and graduate transfers set to arrive at their respective Big 12 schools during the summer.

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59dPaula Lavigne and Mark Schlabach

What lessons has Baylor learned?

One year ago, Pepper Hamilton announced the findings of its investigation into Baylor, and the ensuing scandal cost Art Briles his job. University leaders and new coach Matt Rhule have pledged to change the culture. How much progress have they made?

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62dJake Trotter

Strong and weak: Baylor Bears

Baylor has talent atop the depth chart at running back, but WR departures could leave the Bears needing big contributions from incoming freshmen.

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61dPaula Lavigne

Baylor settles suit with ex-financial aid officer

Baylor and a former financial aid officer who sued the school after she was fired have reached an agreement and her lawsuit was dismissed Tuesday.

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