Big 12 Football Championship Game

December 02, 2017 - 3:01 pm
The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Jake Seiner at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer...
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December 01, 2017 - 2:45 pm
The supervisor is Fred Lief, followed by John Nicholson at 5 p.m. and Jake Seiner at 1 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer...
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FILE - In this Nov. 11, 2017, file photo, Auburn linebacker Jeff Holand tackles Georgia quarterback Jake Fromm, breaking up a play during the first half of an NCAA college football game, in Auburn, Ala. Three weeks after an ugly loss at Auburn, No. 6 Georgia has perhaps the biggest do-over in school history. At stake will be the Southeastern Conference championship and a probable spot in the College Football Playoff. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, File)
December 01, 2017 - 2:31 am
Some familiar matchups in conference championship games should help sort out the playoff picture. In the Southeastern Conference championship game, No. 6 Georgia (No. 6 College Football Playoff ) seeks revenge against No. 4 Auburn (No. 2 CFP) with a playoff berth on the line. No. 2 Oklahoma (No. 3...
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In this Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017. file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) prepares to pass in the second quarter of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia in Norman, Okla. Oklahoma could already be playoff bound, except Heisman Trophy front-runner Baker Mayfield and the No. 2 Sooners have to play in the revived Big 12 championship game and beat No. 10 TCU for the second time in four weeks. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
December 01, 2017 - 2:27 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Oklahoma could already be playoff bound, except Heisman Trophy front-runner Baker Mayfield and the No. 2 Sooners have to play in the revived Big 12 championship game — and beat No. 10 TCU for the second time in four weeks. For a league left out of the College Football...
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December 01, 2017 - 2:06 am
The supervisor is Jake Seiner, followed by Fred Lief at 9 a.m. The New York sports desk can be reached at 800-845-8450, ext. 1630. Sports Photos, ext. 1918; graphics, ext. 7636; agate, ext. 1635. For access to AP Newsroom and other technical issues, contact AP Customer Support at apcustomersupport@...
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FILE - At left, in a Sept. 20, 2014, file photo, Texas A&M quarterback Kenny Hill (7) scrambles in the first half of an NCAA college football game against SMU, in Dallas. At right, in an Aug. 30, 2013, file photo, Texas Tech quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) gets ready to take the field for an NCAA college football game against Southern Methodist in Dallas. Hill began his college career at Texas A&M. Mayfield at Texas Tech. Mayfield is considered a Heisman favorite with No. 2 Oklahoma and going opposite Hill and No. 10 TCU in the Big 12 championship game on Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017. (AP Photo/File)
November 30, 2017 - 3:14 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Baker Mayfield was the first true freshman walk-on quarterback to start a season opener for an FBS team when he took his first snap in 2013. That same season, Kenny Hill began his college career behind a Heisman Trophy winner. Four years later, both quarterbacks have a title...
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FILE - In this Dec. 1, 2007, file photo, Oklahoma fans hug Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford (14) after beating No. 1 Missouri 38-17 in the Big 12 Conference championship football game, in San Antonio. If the Big 12 is going to make the playoff this year, No. 2 Oklahoma has to beat No. 10 TCU for the second time in four weeks. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
November 29, 2017 - 5:24 pm
The last Big 12 championship game rematch 10 years ago cost the league a national title shot. Back then it was Oklahoma knocking off then-No. 1 Missouri. When the Big 12's title game is revived Saturday after a six-season hiatus, it will be the No. 2 Sooners (11-1, 8-1, No. 3 CFP ) trying to stay...
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FILE - At left, in a Sept. 23, 2017, file photo, Oklahoma head coach Lincoln Riley looks on from the sidelines during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Baylor, in Waco, Texas. At right, in an Oct. 1, 2016, file photo, TCU head coach Gary Patterson yells during the second half of an NCAA college football game, in Fort Worth, Texas. TCU coach Gary Patterson doesn't believe it was an errant or accidental pass that hit safety Niko Small while going on the field for pregame warmups the last time the No. 10 Horned Frogs played No. 2 Oklahoma. Patterson also takes exception to how Sooners coach Lincoln Riley responded. (AP Photo/FIle)
November 29, 2017 - 4:36 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley won't slow down to reflect. That's just now how he operates. The youngest coach in the FBS has won more games in his first year than any of Oklahoma's greats; he passed Barry Switzer and Chuck Fairbanks last week with a victory over West Virginia...
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TCU head coach Gary Patterson, left, and Baylor head coach Matt Rhule shake hands after an NCAA college football game, Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, in Fort Worth, Texas. TCU won 45-22. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
November 29, 2017 - 2:11 am
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — TCU coach Gary Patterson doesn't believe it was an errant or accidental pass that hit safety Niko Small while going on the field for pregame warmups the last time the No. 10 Horned Frogs played No. 2 Oklahoma. Patterson also takes exception to how Sooners coach Lincoln...
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In this Dec. 7, 1996, photo, Texas' Casey Hampton, top right, and Aaron Humphrey, bottom right, combine to stop Nebraska's DeAngelo Evans at the line of scrimmage in the Big 12 Championship NCAA college football game in St. Louis. (Ralph Barrera/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
November 28, 2017 - 9:10 pm
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — When Texas beat Nebraska in the championship game at the end of the Big 12's first-ever season in 1996, the only other conference playing such a title game was the SEC. The Cornhuskers were also in the last Big 12 title game, in their final season as a league member when...
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