2019 Big 12 Football Preview

Check out the CSD preview for the Big 12’s 2019 season in this loaded preview featuring in-depth coverage of everything you need to know about all ten teams, projected records based on thousands of computer simulations, and a list of the top players in the conference.

2019 Unit Rankings

QBRBWR/TEOLDLLBDB
1. texas tech1. oklahoma1. oklahoma1. iowa state1. oklahoma1. iowa state1. west virginia
2. iowa state2. west virginia2. texas2. oklahoma2 iowa state2. texas2. oklahoma
3. texas3. oklahoma state3. oklahoma state3. texas3. texas3. oklahoma3. texas

All-Big 12 Team

Offense

QB – Alan Bowman, Texas Tech
RB – Kennedy Brooks, Oklahoma
RB – Trey Sermon, Oklahoma
WR – Jalen Reagor, TCU
WR – CeeDee Lamb, Oklahoma
WR – Tylan Wallace, Oklahoma State
TE – Grant Calcaterra, Oklahoma
C – Creed Humphrey, Oklahoma
OL – Lucas Niang, TCU
OL – Hakeem Adenki, Kansas
OL – Marcus Keyes, Oklahoma State
OL – Joshi Sills, West Virginia

Defense

DL – James Lynch, Baylor
DL – Ray Lima, Iowa State
DL – JaQuan Bailey, Iowa State
DL – Broderick Washington, Texas Tech
LB – Marcel Spears, Iowa State
LB – Clay Johnston, Baylor
LB – Kenneth Murray, Oklahoma
LB – Jordyn Brooks, Texas Tech
DB – AJ Green, Oklahoma State
DB – Jeff Gladney, TCU
DB – Caden Sterns, Texas
DB – Kenny Robinson, West Virginia

Awards

Offensive POY: QB Alan Bowman, Texas Tech
Defensive POY: DL JaQuan Bailey, Iowa State
Freshman OTY: WR Jadon Haselwood, Oklahoma
Newcomer OTY: QB Jalen Hurts, Oklahoma
Coach OTY: Mike Gundy, Oklahoma State
Game OTY: Oklahoma vs. Texas (October 12th)
Breakout Player: RB Kennedy McKoy, West Virginia


1. Oklahoma

Top Returning Players: RB Trey Sermon, RB Kennedy Brooks, WR CeeDee Lamb, IDL Neville Gallimore, EDGE Kenneth Mann

Notable Players Leaving: QB Kyler Murray, WR Marquise Brown, C Creed Humphrey, T Cody Ford

Final 2018 CSD Prime Ranking: 10th
Projected 2019 CSD Prime Ranking: 6th

Average Projected Record: 10.1 wins, 1.9 losses (7.4 wins, 1.6 losses)

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2. Texas

Top Returning Players: QB Sam Ehlinger, RB Keaontay Ingram, WR Collin Johnson, T Samuel Cosmi

Notable Players Leaving: WR Lil’Jordan Humphrey, EDGE Charles Omenihu, CB Davante Davis

Final 2018 CSD Prime Ranking: 18th
Projected 2019 CSD Prime Ranking: 14th

Average Projected Record: 8.1 wins, 3.9 losses (6.0 wins, 3.0 losses)

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T3. Oklahoma State

Top Returning Players: RB Chuba Hubbard, WR Taylan Wallace, T Teven Jenkins, CB AJ Green

Notable Players Leaving: QB Taylor Cornelius, RB Justice Hill, EDGE Jordan Brailford

Final 2018 CSD Prime Ranking: 40th
Projected 2019 CSD Prime Ranking: 26th

Average Projected Record: 7.5 wins, 4.5 losses (5.0 wins, 4.0 losses)

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T3. TCU

Top Returning Players: WR Jalen Reagor, T Luca Niang, CB Innis Gaines, CB Jeff Gladney

Notable Players Leaving: EDGE LJ Collier

Final 2018 CSD Prime Ranking: 19th
Projected 2019 CSD Prime Ranking: 25th

Average Projected Record: 7.3 wins, 4.7 losses (5.0 wins, 4.0 losses)

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5. Iowa State

Top Returning Players: QB Brock Purdy, IDL Ray Lima, LB Mike Rose

Notable Players Leaving: RB David Montgomery, WR Hakeem Butler, LB Willie Harvey, CB Brian Peavy

Final 2018 CSD Prime Ranking: 30th
Projected 2019 CSD Prime Ranking: 31st

Average Projected Record: 6.8 wins, 5.2 losses (4.4 wins, 4.6 losses)

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T6. West Virginia

Top Returning Players: T Colton McKivitz, CB Keith Washington4

Notable Players Leaving: QB Will Grier, WR Gary Jennings, TE Trevon Wesco, T Yodny Cajuste

Final 2018 CSD Prime Ranking: 17th
Projected 2019 CSD Prime Ranking: 42nd

Average Projected Record: 5.8 wins, 6.2 losses (4.0 wins, 5.0 losses)

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T6. Baylor

Top Returning Players: QB Charlie Brewer, RB Trestan Ebner, IDL Bravvion Roy, LB Clay Johnston, CB Raleigh Texada

Notable Players Leaving: WR Jalen Hurd, LB Henry Black

Final 2018 CSD Prime Ranking: 56th
Projected 2019 CSD Prime Ranking: 50th

Average Projected Record: 6.7 wins, 5.3 losses (4.0 wins, 5.0 losses)

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8. Kansas State

Notable Players Leaving: T Dalton Risner, LB Justin Hughes, CB Duke Shelley

Final 2018 CSD Prime Ranking: 37th
Projected 2019 CSD Prime Ranking: 54th

Average Projected Record: 5.7 wins, 6.3 losses (3.7 wins, 5.3 losses)

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9. Texas Tech

Top Returning Players: QB Alan Bowman, LB Jordyn Brooks

Notable Players Leaving: WR Antoine Wesley, LB Dakota Allen

Final 2018 CSD Prime Ranking: 62nd
Projected 2019 CSD Prime Ranking: 60th

Average Projected Record: 5.5 wins, 6.5 losses (3.3 wins, 5.7 losses)

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10. Kansas

Top Returning Players: RB Pooka Williams Jr., S Bryce Torneden, S Mike Lee

Notable Players Leaving: EDGE Daniel Wise, LB Joe Dineen, CB Shakial Taylor

Final 2018 CSD Prime Ranking: 60th
Projected 2019 CSD Prime Ranking: 96th

Average Projected Record: 4.3 wins, 7.7 losses (2.2 wins, 6.8 losses)

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2019 Big 12 Title Game Prediction: Oklahoma 38, Texas 31