IRVING, Texas (AP) - Oklahoma is the overwhelming favorite to win the Big 12 title in a preseason media poll.
The Sooners, who have won eight Big 12 championships, received 47 of the 56 first-place votes cast. They had 548 total points Thursday in voting by media members who cover the league. The poll was released in advance of the league's football media days next week in Dallas.
Defending champion Baylor is led by senior quarterback and league preseason offensive player of the year Bryce Petty. It got the other nine first-place votes and had 508 votes.
Six teams drew first-place votes in last year's preseason poll.
Kansas State was picked third, one point ahead of Texas. Oklahoma State was fifth, followed by Texas Tech, TCU, West Virginia, Iowa State and Kansas.

NCAAF Headlines

More inNCAAF News  

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail Houston vs. SMU Pick Is the over a good bet to cash on Saturday night when SMU hosts Houston at 7:00PM ET?
Thumbnail EMU vs. WMU Pick Should No. 20 Western Michigan have any trouble slowing down rival Eastern Michigan when they meet up on Saturday at 3:30PM...
Thumbnail Oregon State vs. Washington Pick Despite Washington’s scoring ability, will the Huskies’ game on Saturday evening versus Oregon State fall under the total?
Thumbnail Troy vs. South Alabama Prediction Will the Troy Trojans find themselves being challenged by South Alabama when they meet up tonight at...
Thumbnail Miami vs. Virginia Tech Prediction Will Virginia Tech cover the number tonight as a home favorite versus Miami at 7:00PM ET?
More inNCAAF Articles  

NCAAF Team Pages