2012 Big 12 Conference football season

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2012 Big 12 Conference football season
League NCAA Division I FBS (Football Bowl Subdivision)
Sport football
Duration August 2012
through January 2013
Number of teams 10
Co-Champions Kansas State
Oklahoma
Football seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#12 Kansas State $+   8 1         11 2  
#15 Oklahoma +   8 1         10 3  
#19 Texas   5 4         9 4  
Oklahoma State   5 4         8 5  
Baylor   4 5         8 5  
TCU   4 5         7 6  
Texas Tech   4 5         8 5  
West Virginia   4 5         7 6  
Iowa State   3 6         6 7  
Kansas   0 9         1 11  
  • $ – BCS representative as conference champion
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012 Big 12 Conference football season was the 17th season for the Big 12, as part of the 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season. It was also the first season in the Big 12 for TCU and West Virginia, replacing Texas A&M and Missouri, as they both moved to the Southeastern Conference.

Head coaches[edit]

Rankings[edit]

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Kansas State AP 22 21 14 15 7 7 6 4 4 3 3 2(14) 7 7 7 12
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Harris Not released 5 4 4 3(1) 3(1) 2(23) 7 6 6
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Oklahoma AP 4(1) 5 5 6 16 17 13 10 8 14 14 13 14 12 12 15
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Oklahoma State AP 19 18 RV RV RV RV RV RV RV 22 24 RV
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TCU AP 20 20 16 17 15 15 RV RV RV RV RV RV RV RV
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Texas AP 15 17 14 12 12 11 15 RV RV RV 19 18 18 23 RV 19
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Texas Tech AP RV RV RV RV 18 15 20 25 23
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West Virginia AP 11 9 9 8 9 8 5 17 25 23 RV
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Schedule[edit]

Index to colors and formatting
Big 12 member won
Big 12 member lost
Big 12 teams in bold

Week one[edit]

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 11:00 AM Marshall #11 West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, West Virginia FX W 69–34   59,120
September 1 2:30 PM Tulsa Iowa State Jack Trice StadiumAmes, IA FSN W 38–23   54,931
September 1 6:00 PM South Dakota State Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, Kansas Jayhawk TV W 31–17   46,601
September 1 6:00 PM Missouri State #22 Kansas State Bill Snyder Family Football StadiumManhattan, Kansas K-StateHD.TV W 51–9   50,007
September 1 6:00 PM Savannah State #19 Oklahoma State Boone Pickens StadiumStillwater, Oklahoma FCS W 84–0   55,784
September 1 6:00 PM Northwestern State Texas Tech Jones AT&T StadiumLubbock, Texas FS Southwest + W 44–6   50,237
September 1 7:00 PM Wyoming #15 Texas Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, Texas LHN W 37–17   101,142
September 1 9:30 PM #4 Oklahoma UTEP Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, Texas FSN W 24–7   40,137
September 2 5:30 PM SMU Baylor Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, Texas FSN W 59–24   43,514
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Week two[edit]

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site TV Result Attendance
September 8 11:00 AM Miami #21 Kansas State Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas FX W 52–13   48,843
September 8 2:30 PM Rice Kansas Memorial Stadium • Lawrence, Kansas FSN L 24–25   44,683
September 8 2:30 PM Iowa State Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA BTN W 9–6   70,585
September 8 6:00 PM Florida A&M #5 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, Oklahoma W 69–13   84,852
September 8 6:00 PM Grambling State #20 TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, Texas FSN W 56–0   45,112
September 8 6:00 PM Texas Tech Texas State Bobcat StadiumSan Marcos, Texas ESPN3 W 58–10   33,006
September 8 7:00 PM New Mexico #17 Texas Darrell K. Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas LHN W 45–0   100,990
September 8 9:30 PM #18 Oklahoma State Arizona Arizona StadiumTucson, Arizona Pac-12 Network L 38–59   45,602
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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Week three[edit]

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site TV Result Attendance
September 15 11:00 AM #16 TCU Kansas Memorial Stadium • Lawrence, Kansas FX  TCU 20–6   43,867
September 15 11:00 AM Louisiana-Lafayette Oklahoma State Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, Oklahoma FSN W 65–24   56,062
September 15 3:30 PM James Madison #9 West Virginia FedEx FieldLandover, Maryland Root Sports / Mountaineer Sports Network W 42–12   45,511
September 15 6:00 PM North Texas #15 Kansas State Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas FSN W 35–21   50,290
September 15 6:00 PM New Mexico Texas Tech Jones AT&T Stadium • Lubbock, Texas FCS W 49–14   58,955
September 15 6:05 PM Sam Houston State Baylor Floyd Casey Stadium • Waco, Texas FCS W 48–23   44,856
September 15 7:00 PM Western Illinois Iowa State Jack Trice Stadium • Ames, IA Cyclones.TV W 37–3   55,783
September 15 8:26 PM #14 Texas Ole Miss Vaught-Hemingway StadiumOxford, Mississippi ESPN W 66–31   61,797
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Week four[edit]

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site TV Result Attendance
September 21 7:00 PM Baylor Louisiana-Monroe Malone StadiumMonroe, Louisiana ESPN W 47–42   31,175
September 22 11:00 AM Virginia #17 TCU Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas ESPN W 27–7   46,330
September 22 11:00 AM Maryland #8 West Virginia Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, West Virginia FX W 31–21   58,504
September 22 2:30 PM Kansas Northern Illinois Huskie StadiumDeKalb, Illinois ESPN3 L 23–30   18,374
September 22 6:50 PM #15 Kansas State #6 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma FOX  KSU 24–19   85,276
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Week five[edit]

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site TV Result Attendance
September 29 11:00 AM #25 Baylor #9 West Virginia Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, West Virginia FX  WVU 63–70   60,012
September 29 6:00 PM Texas Tech Iowa State Jack Trice Stadium • Ames, IA FCS  TTU 24–13   54,149
September 29 6:00 PM #17 TCU SMU Gerald J. Ford StadiumUniversity Park, Texas FSN W 24–16   28,436
September 29 6:50 PM #12 Texas Oklahoma State Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, Oklahoma FOX  UT 41–36   56,709
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Week six[edit]

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site TV Result Attendance
October 6 11:00 AM Kansas #7 Kansas State Bill Snyder Family Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas FX  KSU 56–16   50,344
October 6 2:30 PM Iowa State #15 TCU Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas FSN  ISU 37–23   42,152
October 6 2:30 PM Oklahoma #17 Texas Tech Jones AT&T Stadium • Lubbock, Texas ABC / ESPN2  OU 41–20   60,800
October 6 6:00 PM #8 West Virginia #11 Texas Darrell K. Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas FOX  WVU 48–45   101,851
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Week seven[edit]

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site TV Result Attendance
October 13 11:00 AM #6 Kansas State Iowa State Jack Trice Stadium • Ames, IA FX  KSU 27–21   56,800
October 13 11:00 AM #15 Texas #13 Oklahoma Cotton BowlDallas ABC  OU 63–21   92,500
October 13 2:30 PM Oklahoma State Kansas Memorial Stadium • Lawrence, Kansas FSN  OSU 20–14   31,115
October 13 2:30 PM #5 West Virginia Texas Tech Jones AT&T Stadium • Lubbock, Texas ABC / ESPN  TTU 14–49   57,328
October 13 6:00 PM TCU Baylor Floyd Casey Stadium • Waco, Texas FSN  TCU 49–21   42,524
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Week eight[edit]

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site TV Result Attendance
October 20 11:00 AM Iowa State Oklahoma State Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, Oklahoma FX  OSU 10–31   57,019
October 20 2:30 PM #18 Texas Tech TCU Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas ABC  TTU 56–53 3OT  47,894
October 20 6:00 PM Kansas #10 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma FSN  OU 7–52   84,532
October 20 6:00 PM #4 Kansas State #17 West Virginia Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, West Virginia FOX  KSU 55–14   60,101
October 20 7:00 PM Baylor Texas Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas ABC  UT 50–56   101,353
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Week nine[edit]

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site TV Result Attendance
October 27 11:00 AM Texas Kansas Memorial Stadium • Lawrence, Kansas FSN  UT 21–17   40,097
October 27 2:30 PM #15 Texas Tech #4 Kansas State Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas FOX  KSU 24–55   50,766
October 27 2:30 PM TCU Oklahoma State Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, Oklahoma FSN  OSU14–36   57,183
October 27 6:00 PM Baylor Iowa State Jack Trice Stadium • Ames, IA FSN  ISU 21–35   54,877
October 27 7:00 PM #5 Notre Dame #8 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma ABC L 30–13   86,031
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Week ten[edit]

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site TV Result Attendance
November 3 11:00 AM #14 Oklahoma Iowa State Jack Trice Stadium • Ames, IA ABC  OU 35–20   56,585
November 3 2:00 PM TCU #23 West Virginia Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, West Virginia FOX  TCU 39–38 2OT  52,322
November 3 2:30 PM Kansas Baylor Floyd Casey Stadium • Waco, Texas FSN  BU14–41   39,039
November 3 2:30 PM Texas #20 Texas Tech Jones AT&T Stadium • Lubbock, Texas ABC / ESPN2  UT 31–22   60,879
November 3 7:00 PM Oklahoma State #3 Kansas State Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas ABC  KSU 30–44   50,781
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Week eleven[edit]

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site TV Result Attendance
November 10 11:00 AM Kansas #25 Texas Tech Jones AT&T Stadium • Lubbock, Texas FSN  TTU 34–41 2OT  55,052
November 10 11:00 AM Iowa State #19 Texas Darrell K Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas LHN  UT 7–33   100,018
November 10 2:30 PM Baylor #14 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma FSN  OU 34–42   84,945
November 10 2:30 PM West Virginia Oklahoma State Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, Oklahoma ABC / ESPN2  OSU 34–55   57,799
November 10 6:00 PM #3 Kansas State TCU Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas FOX  KSU 23–10   47,292
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Week twelve[edit]

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site TV Result Attendance
November 17 2:30 PM #23 Texas Tech Oklahoma State Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, Oklahoma FSN  OSU 21–59   55,341
November 17 6:00 PM Iowa State Kansas Memorial Stadium • Lawrence, Kansas FSN  ISU 51–23   41,608
November 17 6:00 PM #13 Oklahoma West Virginia Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, West Virginia FOX  OU 50–49   50,238
November 17 7:00 PM #2 Kansas State Baylor Floyd Casey Stadium • Waco, Texas ESPN  BU 24–52   38,029
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Week thirteen[edit]

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site TV Result Attendance
November 22 6:30 PM TCU #18 Texas Darrell K. Royal – Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, Texas ESPN  TCU 20–13   99,950
November 23 2:30 PM West Virginia Iowa State Jack Trice Stadium • Ames, IA ABC  WVU 31–24   53,792
November 24 1:30 PM Baylor Texas Tech Cowboys StadiumArlington, Texas FOX  BU 52–45 OT  44,168
November 24 2:30 PM #22 Oklahoma State #14 Oklahoma Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, Oklahoma ESPN  OU 48–51 OT  85,824
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Week fourteen[edit]

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site TV Result Attendance
December 1 11:00 AM #12 Oklahoma TCU Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, Texas ESPN  OU 24–17   47,501
December 1 11:00 AM #24 Oklahoma State Baylor Floyd Casey Stadium • Waco, Texas FX  BU 34–41   39,203
December 1 1:30 PM Kansas West Virginia Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, West Virginia FSN  WVU 10–59   51,112
December 1 7:00 PM #23 Texas #7 Kansas State Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium • Manhattan, Kansas ABC  KSU 24–42   50,912
#Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Records against other conferences[edit]

Big 12 vs. BCS matchups[edit]

Date Visitor Home Winning Team Opponent Conference Notes
September 8 Iowa State Iowa Iowa State Big Ten
September 8 #18 Oklahoma State Arizona Arizona Pac-12 Arizona scores the most points against OSU since the 2008 edition of the Bedlam Series against Oklahoma.[1]
September 15 #14 Texas Ole Miss Texas SEC
September 22 Virginia #17 TCU TCU ACC
September 22 Maryland #8 West Virginia West Virginia ACC
October 27 #5 Notre Dame #8 Oklahoma Notre Dame Independent

Bowl games[edit]

Big 12 teams played in the following bowl games.[2] Big 12 teams are bolded.

Bowl Game Date Stadium City Television Time (CST) Team Score Team Score
Holiday Bowl December 27 Qualcomm Stadium San Diego, California ESPN 8:45 PM Baylor 49 #17 UCLA 26
Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas December 28 Reliant Stadium Houston ESPN 8:00 PM Minnesota 31 Texas Tech 34
Pinstripe Bowl December 29 Yankee Stadium Bronx, New York ESPN 2:15 PM West Virginia 14 Syracuse 38
Alamo Bowl December 29 Alamodome San Antonio ESPN 5:45 PM Texas 31 #15 Oregon State 27
Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl December 29 Sun Devil Stadium Tempe, Arizona ESPN 9:15 PM TCU 16 Michigan State 17
Liberty Bowl December 31 Liberty Bowl Stadium Memphis, Tennessee ESPN 2:30 PM Iowa State 17 Tulsa 31
Heart of Dallas Bowl January 1 Cotton Bowl Stadium Dallas ESPNU 11:00 AM Purdue 14 Oklahoma State 58
Fiesta Bowl January 3 University of Phoenix Stadium Glendale, Arizona ESPN 7:30 PM #5 Oregon 35 #7 Kansas State 17
Cotton Bowl Classic January 4 Cowboys Stadium Arlington, Texas FOX 7:00 PM #10 Texas A&M 41 #12 Oklahoma 13

Players of the week[edit]

Following each week of games, Big 12 conference officials select the players of the week from the conference's teams.

Week Offensive Defensive Special teams
Player Position Team Player Position Team Player Position Team
1 Geno Smith QB WVU Isaiah Bruce LB WVU Kirby Van Der Kamp P ISU
2 Collin Klein QB K-State Jake Knott LB ISU Deante’ Gray PR TCU
3 David Ash QB UT Joel Hasley LB TCU Tyler Lockett KR K-State
4 Tavon Austin WR WVU Kenny Cain LB TCU Ryan Doerr P K-State
5 Geno Smith QB WVU Cornelius Douglas CB TTU DJ Monroe KR UT
6 Andrew Buie RB WVU Alex Okafor DE UT Tavon Austin KR WVU
7 Seth Doege QB TTU Cody David S TTU Quinn Sharp PK/P OSU
8 Collin Klein QB K-State Arthur Brown LB K-State Zack Craig S OSU
9 Collin Klein QB K-State Jake Knott LB ISU Quinn Sharp PK/P OSU
10 Josh Boyce WR TCU Allen Chapman DB K-State Tyler Lockett KR K-State
11 Josh Stewart WR OSU Meshak Williams DE K-State Justin Gilbert KR OSU
12 Landry Jones QB OU Joe Williams CB BU Zack Craig S OSU
13 Landry Jones QB OU Eddie Lackey LB BU Jalen Saunders PR OU
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Position key[edit]

Center C Cornerback CB Defensive back DB Defensive end DE
Defensive lineman DL Defensive tackle DT Guard G Kickoff returner KR
Offensive tackle OT Offensive lineman OL Linebacker LB Long snapper LS
Punter P Placekicker PK Punt returner PR Quarterback QB
Running back RB Safety S Tight end TE Wide receiver WR


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