(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. Stands for FBC--Big 12 Pacesetters on some digests. With AP Photos.)
By JOHN RABY
AP Sports Writer
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - In the span of a year, the Big 12 has gone from turmoil to terrific television.
A conference whose football future was uncertain with the defections of Nebraska, Colorado, Missouri and Texas A&M over the past two seasons has landed squarely on its feet.
The Big 12 has two teams in the top 10 and is the only conference with eight schools that have one or fewer losses.
Newcomer West Virginia has proven to be a great fit for the high-scoring conference, and quarterback Geno Smith is at the center of Heisman Trophy talk.
No. 5 West Virginia and No. 6 Kansas State are the early front-runners, with Oklahoma and Texas trying to keep pace while settling the Red River rivalry in Dallas on Saturday.

Recent NCAAF Discussions

CFL Betting News and Notes Week 2 on Wed, Jun 2017 by Blade
College Football Conference Previews on Mon, Jun 2017 by Blade
CFL Betting News and Notes Week 1 on Sun, Jun 2017 by Blade
Handicapping Game of the Year Odds on Sun, Jun 2017 by Blade
SEC Schedule Breakdown on Thu, Jun 2017 by Blade

NCAAF Headlines

NCAAF Top Stories

Thumbnail CFB Conference Favorites: The Odds Which team is favored to win each conference this upcoming season in college football? Let's dive into the odds.
Thumbnail Updated 2017 Heisman Odds Is USC quarterback Sam Darnold still favored to win the 2017 Heisman Trophy?
Thumbnail Big Ten Championship Odds to Win Are the Ohio State Buckeyes clear favorites to win the Big Ten Championship this upcoming college football season?
Thumbnail ACC Conference Championship Odds Clemson is the defending national and ACC champions but will they win the conference in 2017?

NCAAF Team Pages