Oklahoma Football Picked to Win Big 12 Title

The Oklahoma Sooners are the overwhelming favorite to win the Big 12 Football title, according to the league's preseason media poll, released Thursday.

The Sooners received 47 of 56 possible first-place votes, and 548 total points, to outpace defending champion Baylor, who got the other nine first-place votes and 508 overall.

Kansas State (377 pts) was a surprising third, a point ahead of Texas. Oklahoma State (312) rounded out the top half of the voting.

Texas Tech was voted sixth, followed by TCU, West Virginia, Iowa State and Kansas.

The first Big 12 Conference game of the season features Kansas State visiting Iowa State on the morning of Saturday, September 6.

Big 12 Preseason Media Poll

1. Oklahoma (47) 548
2. Baylor (9) 508
3. Kansas St. 377
4. Texas 376
5. Oklahoma St. 312
6. Texas Tech 308
7. TCU 297
8. West Virginia 170
9. Iowa State 121
10. Kansas 63