WVU Picked 8th In Big 12 Preseason Poll
Oklahoma Is Voted Overwhelming Favorite To Win Conference
DALLAS, Tx. (WSAZ) - If there is a college football season, the Oklahoma Sooners are almost a consensus pick to win the Big 12. They received 80 of the 90 first place votes and it’s the 5th straight year they are the top team in the conference preseason poll which is voted on by media representatives. The West Virginia Mountaineers are picked to finish 8th out of 10 teams.
The Sooners have captured a Big 12-record 13 league titles, including the last five. Oklahoma State was picked second with six first-place votes and Texas was third with four first-place nods. Iowa State and Baylor rounded out the top five. TCU was selected sixth followed by Kansas State, West Virginia, Texas Tech and Kansas. The top two finishers in the league standings will compete in the Big 12 Football Championship Game to determine the Conference title. The game is scheduled for Saturday, December 5 in AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
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