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THE BIG 12 HOW WE GOT HERE
DICK FRIEDMAN
August 12, 2011
An alliance of two storied conferences has created new rivalries and seen once-grounded teams get airborne. Result: even more devotion from the nation's hardiest fans
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August 12, 2011

The Big 12 How We Got Here

An alliance of two storied conferences has created new rivalries and seen once-grounded teams get airborne. Result: even more devotion from the nation's hardiest fans

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Touchdown I, a bobcat serving as Kansas State's Wildcat

1922 First Bowl Appearance by a Future Big 12 School

Texas A&M beats Centre 22--14 in the Dixie Classic

1923 First Black Player at a Future Big 12 School

Iowa State DT Jack Trice, for whom school's stadium is named

1939 First National Title by a Future Big 12 School

Texas A&M, 11--0 under Homer Norton

1941 First Split T Sighting

At Missouri, when coach Don Faurot unveils the formation

1948 First Win in First Epic Oklahoma Streak

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