This is a gut punch to Big 12 pride:
Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy considers the 2013 defense his best, he tells The Oklahoman's Gina Mizell.
Coach Dana Holgorsen does not mince words about where his Mountaineers are at the midpoint of the season, writes the Charleston Daily Mail's Mike Casazza.
Kansas receiver Justin McCay says he has no regrets about leaving Oklahoma in an interview with the Oklahoman's Jason Kersey. Losses are making things painful for Kansas QB Jake Heaps, per the Topeka Capital-Journal's Mike Vernon.
The routs were nice, but a Big 12 test in Manhattan is just what the doctor ordered for Baylor.
There have been a lot of ups and downs for the Kansas State quarterbacks, writes the Manhattan Mercury's Joshua Kinder.
Texas Tech is getting some depth back on the offensive line, according to the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal's Don Williams. The Red Raiders aren't just a passing team, either, writes the Charleston Gazette's Dave Hickman.