2009 Big 12 Conference football season

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2009 Big 12 Conference football season
League NCAA Division I FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision)
Sport football
Number of teams 12
TV partner(s) ABC, Fox Sports Net, ESPN, Versus, Fox College Sports
Regular season
North champions Nebraska Cornhuskers
South champions Texas Longhorns
Big 12 Championship Game
Champions Texas Longhorns
Football seasons
← 2008
2010 →
2009 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Northern Division
#14 Nebraska x   6 2         10 4  
Missouri   4 4         8 5  
Kansas State   4 4         6 6  
Iowa State   3 5         7 6  
Colorado   2 6         3 9  
Kansas   1 7         5 7  
Southern Division
#2 Texas x$   8 0         13 1  
Oklahoma State   6 2         9 4  
#21 Texas Tech   5 3         9 4  
Oklahoma   5 3         8 5  
Texas A&M   3 5         6 7  
Baylor   1 7         4 8  

Championship: Texas 13, Nebraska 12
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009 Big 12 Conference football season is the 14th season for the Big 12, as part of the 2009 NCAA Division I FBS football season.

Previous season[edit]

Preseason[edit]

Coaching changes[edit]

School Outgoing coach Reason Replacement
Iowa State Gene Chizik Hired as head coach at Auburn Paul Rhoads[1]
Kansas State Ron Prince Fired[2] Bill Snyder[3]

Spring games[edit]

Media Poll[edit]

[4]

North
1 Nebraska 172 (17)
2 Kansas 164 (12)
3 Missouri 124 (3)
4 Colorado 100
5 Kansas State 81
6 Iowa State 33
South
1 Texas 174 (17)
1 Oklahoma 174 (15)
3 Oklahoma State 130
4 Texas Tech 89
5 Baylor 75
6 Texas A&M 33

Ranked by total points, first place votes shown in parentheses.

Watchlists[edit]

Rankings[edit]

Legend
    Improvement in ranking
  Drop in ranking
  Not ranked previous week
RV Received votes but were not ranked in Top 25 of poll
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Final
Baylor AP RV RV
C RV
BCS Not released  
Colorado AP
C RV
BCS Not released  
Iowa State AP
C
BCS Not released  
Kansas AP 25 24 22 20 18 16 17 24 RV
C RV 25 23 19 16 15 15 21 RV
BCS Not released 25
Kansas State AP RV
C RV RV
BCS Not released  
Missouri AP RV 25 RV RV RV 24 RV RV RV RV
C RV RV 25 21 23 18 24 RV RV RV RV
BCS Not released  
Nebraska AP 24 22 19 25 23 21 15 RV RV RV RV 21 20 14
C 22 18 18 24 24 22 17 RV RV 25 23 20 19 14
BCS Not released 22 22
Oklahoma AP 3 13 12 10 8 19 20 25 22 20 RV RV RV RV
C 3 14 12 9 8 21 18 RV 23 20 RV RV RV RV RV
BCS Not released 24
Oklahoma State AP 9 5 16 16 14 15 16 14 13 18 17 12 11 22 21 RV
C 11 6 17 16 12 13 14 12 13 18 18 13 12 21 18 25
BCS Not released 15 14 19 19 12 12 20 19
Texas AP 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 2 2 3 3 3 2 2
C 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
BCS Not released 3 3 2 3 3 3 3 2
Texas A&M AP
C RV
BCS Not released  
Texas Tech AP RV RV RV RV RV 21 RV RV RV RV RV RV RV 21
C RV RV RV RV 24 RV RV RV RV RV RV RV 23
BCS Not released  

All-Big 12 Teams & Awards[5][edit]

First Team[edit]

Second Team[edit]

Individual Awards[edit]

Coach of the Year: Mack Brown - Texas
Offensive Lineman of the Year: Russell Okung - Oklahoma State
Defensive Lineman of the Year: Ndamukong Suh - Nebraska
Offensive Freshman of the Year: Christine Michael - Texas A&M
Defensive Freshman of the Year: Aldon Smith - Missouri
Special Teams Player of the Year: Brandon Banks - Kansas State
Defensive Newcomer of the Year: David Sims - Iowa State
Offensive Newcomer of the Year: Daniel Thomas - Kansas State
Defensive Player of the Year: Ndamukong Suh - Nebraska
Offensive Player of the Year: Colt McCoy - Texas

Conference statistical leaders[edit]

Records against other conferences[edit]

Conference Wins Losses
All FCS 9 0
Conference USA 8 2
Sun Belt 4 1
Mountain West 4 2
Big Ten 3 1
MAC 3 1
WAC 2 0
Pac-10 2 1
ACC 2 2
Independents 1 1
SEC 1 3
Big East 0 2
Overall 39 16

Bowl games[edit]

Bowl Game Date Stadium City Television Matchup/Results Attendance Payout (US$)
AdvoCare V100 Independence Bowl December 28, 2009 Independence Stadium Shreveport, Louisiana ESPN2 Georgia 44, Texas A&M 20 49,653 $1,100,000
Pacific Life Holiday Bowl December 30, 2009 Qualcomm Stadium San Diego, California ESPN Nebraska 33, Arizona 0 64,607 $2,130,000
Brut Sun Bowl December 31, 2009 Sun Bowl Stadium El Paso, Texas CBS Oklahoma 31, Stanford 27 53,713 $1,900,000
Texas Bowl December 31, 2009 Reliant Stadium Houston, Texas ESPN Navy 35, Missouri 13 69,441 $750,000
Insight Bowl December 31, 2009 Sun Devil Stadium Tempe, Arizona NFL Network Iowa State 14, Minnesota 13 45,090 $1,200,000
AT&T Cotton Bowl Classic January 2, 2009 Cowboys Stadium Arlington, Texas FOX Ole Miss 21, Oklahoma State 7 77,928 $6,750,000
Valero Energy Alamo Bowl January 2, 2010 Alamodome San Antonio, Texas ESPN Texas Tech 41, Michigan State 31 64,757 $2,200,000
2010 Citi BCS National Championship Game January 7, 2010 Rose Bowl Pasadena, California ABC Alabama 37, Texas 21 94,906 $31,000,000

Attendance[edit]

Team Stadium (Capacity) Game 1 Game 2 Game 3 Game 4 Game 5 Game 6 Game 7 Game 8 Total Average % of Capacity
Baylor[6] Floyd Casey Stadium (50,000) 40,147 36,452 27,047 38,117 31,702 44,372 217,837 36,306 72.6
Colorado[7] Folsom Field (53,750) 53,168 50,535 51,146 45,634 47,227 52,817 300,527 50,087 93.2
Iowa State[8] Jack Trice Stadium (55,000) 48,831 52,089 50,532 42,253 40,540 43,208 277,453 46,242 84.1
Kansas[9] Memorial Stadium (50,071) 52,530 50,101 50,025 48,203 51,104 51,525 303,488 50,581 101.0
Kansas State[10] Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium (52,200) 50,750 48,094 44,934 42,019 48,306 46,476 280,579 46,763 89.6
Missouri[11] Faurot Field (71,004) 65,401 61,617 65,826 71,004 65,298 55,573 384,719 64,120 90.3
Nebraska[12] Memorial Stadium (81,067) 85,719 85,035 86,304 86,107 85,938 86,115 85,998 601,216 85,888 105.9
Oklahoma[13] Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium (82,112) 84,749 84,803 84,478 84,021 85,013 85,606 508,670 84,778 103.2
Oklahoma State[14] Boone Pickens Stadium (60,218) 53,012 50,875 51,803 56,901 55,752 58,516 52,811 50,080 429,750 53,719 89.2
Texas[15] Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium (101,119) 101,096 101,297 101,144 101,152 101,003 101,357 607,049 101,175 100.1
Texas A&M[16] Kyle Field (83,002) 73,887 73,599 74,656 76,153 72,530 82,106 84,671 537,607 76,800 92.5
Texas Tech[17] Jones AT&T Stadium (60,454) 47,824 48,124 52,909 47,382 57,733 47,291 50,479 351,742 50,248 82.4

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