Sooners the overwhelming favorite for Big 12 title

No questions here. OU easily the overwhelming favorite to earn Big 12 title.

There’s no debate this year when it comes to the media’s choice for the preseason favorite in the Big 12 conference. All eyes are on Oklahoma.

The Sooners received an astounding 24 of the 26 first-place votes released Thursday morning. TCU, ranked No. 2, had the only other first-place votes.

OU is coming off winning the Big 12 championship last year and became the first team from the conference to qualify for the four-team college football playoff.

The top three in the conference seems pretty set with media believing in OU, TCU and Oklahoma State will be the head of the class. From there? Total crapshoot as to which schools will exceed expectations or fall short of them.

Full poll is as follows:

OU (24) – 258

TCU (2) – 222

Oklahoma State – 202

Baylor – 156

Texas – 151

Texas Tech – 141

West Virginia – 126

Kansas State – 88

Iowa State – 59

Kansas – 27


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