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1 hr ago | The Capital-Journal
Kansas State on Wednesday had four first-team selections and two individual award winners on the All-Big 12 football team, selected by the conference coaches.
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5 hrs ago | Big 12 Conference
Jackson Jeffcoat has been named the winner of the 2013 Ted Hendricks Award, given annually to the top defensive end in college football, the Ted Hendricks Foundation announced Wednesday.
Texas sources are refuting an OrangeBloods.com report that said Mack Brown will step down after 16 seasons as the Longhorns' head coach, while Brown told 24/7 Sports that he is in Florida on a recruiting trip.
Bowl games have been released and now the A-P All Big 12 teams are on the books, too.
Kansas running back James Sims was selected as a member of the Associated Press All-Big 12 First Team and for the second consecutive year linebacker Ben Heeney was named to the All-Big 12 Second Team as the news organization released its annual selections Monday afternoon.
After collecting five sacks in the final two games, Texas Longhorns senior defensive end Jackson Jeffcoat was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year by the AP on Monday, capping his Texas career by earning the same award that fellow Longhorn defenders Derrick Johnson and Brian Orakpo took home in previous years.
Offensive line: Le'Raven Clark, Texas Tech, 6-5, 320, Rockdale, Texas; Parker Graham, Oklahoma St., 6-7, 315, Sr., Webb City, Mo.; Trey Hopkins, Texas, 6-4, 300, Sr., Galena Park, Texas; u-Cyril Richardson, Baylor, 6-5, 340, Sr., Fort Worth, Texas.
Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty is the AP Big 12 offensive player of the year, and joined on the first-team offense by two teammates from the league champion Bears who are also unanimous picks at their position.
The University of Texas has accepted an invitation to be the Big 12 Conference representative in the 2013 Valero Alamo Bowl and will face the Oregon Ducks of the Pac-12 Conference on Monday, Dec. 30 at 5:45 p.m. Central in San Antonio.
Once Oklahoma pulled off the upset over Oklahoma State in Stillwater, the Big 12 title came down to one game, a de facto championship game in Waco.
FIRST QUARTER. There's 3:25 left. It's still Baylor 3, Texas 0. Since our last update: Baylor tried a trick play and it backfired, going for a fake punt attempt on fourth-and-7 from the Bears' 43-yard line.
If the No. 25 Texas Longhorns' 2013 football season were a ride, there is little question it would be a roller coaster and only a few may dispute that.
Austin American-Statesman columnists Kirk Bohls and Cedric Golden weigh in on 10 hot-button Texas, Big 12 and national topics: Bohls: There's a great chance for freezing, wet weather.