2015 Big 12 Conference football season

The 2015 Big 12 Conference football season is the 20th season of college football play for the Big 12 Conference. It is part of the 2015 NCAA Division I FBS football season.

2015 Big 12 Conference football season
Big 12 Conference.svg
LeagueNCAA Division I FBS
SportFootball
DurationAugust 2015–January 2016
Number of teams10
TV partner(s)ABC, ESPN, FOX, FSN, FS1, LHN
Regular season
ChampionOklahoma
Football seasons
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2016 →
2015 Big 12 football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 5 Oklahoma $^   8 1         11 2  
No. 20 Oklahoma State   7 2         10 3  
No. 7 TCU   7 2         11 2  
No. 13 Baylor   6 3         10 3  
West Virginia   4 5         8 5  
Texas Tech   4 5         7 6  
Texas   4 5         5 7  
Kansas State   3 6         6 7  
Iowa State   2 7         3 9  
Kansas   0 9         0 12  
  • ^ – College Football Playoff participant
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

PreseasonEdit

Big 12 Media Preseason PollEdit

Big 12 Media[1]
1. TCU (32)
2. Baylor (10)
3. Oklahoma
4. Oklahoma State
5. Texas
6. West Virginia
7. Kansas State
8. Texas Tech
9. Iowa State
10. Kansas

() first place votes

Preseason All-Big 12Edit

2015 Pre-season Coaches All-Big 12[2]

First Team Offense
Position Player Class Team
QB Trevone Boykin Senior TCU
RB Shock Linwood Junior Baylor
RB Samaje Perine Sophomore Oklahoma
FB Glenn Gronkowski Junior Kansas State
WR Corey Coleman Junior Baylor
WR Sterling Shepard Senior Oklahoma
WR Josh Doctson Senior TCU
TE Tre'von Armstead Junior Baylor
OL Spencer Drango Senior Baylor
OL Cody Whitehair Senior Kansas State
C Joey Hunt Senior TCU
OL Halapoulivaati Vaitai Senior TCU
OL Le'Raven Clark Senior Texas Tech
First Team Defense
Position Player Class Team
DL Andrew Billings Junior Baylor
DL Shawn Oakman Senior Baylor
DL Emmanuel Ogbah Junior Oklahoma State
DL Davion Pierson Senior TCU
DL Pete Robertson Senior Texas Tech
LB Eric Striker Senior Oklahoma
LB Ryan Simmons Senior Oklahoma State
LB Nick Kwiatkoski Senior West Virginia
DB Orion Stewart Junior Baylor
DB Dante Barnett Senior Kansas State
DB Zack Sanchez Junior Oklahoma
DB Kevin Peterson Senior Oklahoma State
DB Duke Thomas Senior Texas
DB Karl Joseph Senior West Virginia
First Team Special Teams
Position Player Class Team
K Josh Lambert Junior West Virginia
P Tyler Symmank Senior Texas Tech
KR/PR Alex Ross Junior Oklahoma

RankingsEdit

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Baylor AP 4 4 5 5 5 3 2 2 2
C 4 4 5 4 4 4 2 2 2
CFP Not released
Iowa State AP
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Kansas AP
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Kansas State AP RV RV RV RV RV RV
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Oklahoma AP 19 19 16 15 15 10 19 17 14
C 19 17 17 14 14 9 19 15 13
CFP Not released
Oklahoma State AP RV RV 25 24 20 21 16 14 12
C RV RV 25 22 19 19 15 12 10
CFP Not released
TCU AP 2 3 3 3 4 2 3 4 5
C 2 3 3 2 3 2 3 3 3
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Texas AP RV
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Texas Tech AP RV RV RV RV RV
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West Virginia AP RV RV RV RV 23 RV
C RV RV RV RV 21 RV RV
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Regular seasonEdit

Week OneEdit

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site Broadcast Result Attendance
September 3 6:00 PM Oklahoma State Central Michigan Kelly/Shorts StadiumMount Pleasant, MI ESPNU W 24–13 19,717
September 3 8:00 PM #2 TCU Minnesota TCF Bank StadiumMinneapolis, MN ESPN W 23–17 54,147
September 4 6:00 PM #4 Baylor SMU Gerald J. Ford StadiumUniversity Park, TX ESPN W 56–21 32,047
September 5 11:00 AM #16 (FCS) South Dakota State Kansas Memorial StadiumLawrence, KS FSN L 38–41 30,144
September 5 2:30 PM #3 (FCS) Sam Houston Texas Tech Jones AT&T StadiumLubbock, TX FSN W 59–45 60,073
September 5 6:00 PM Akron #19 Oklahoma Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial StadiumNorman, OK FSN W 41–3 85,370
September 5 6:00 PM South Dakota Kansas State Bill Snyder Family Football StadiumManhattan, KS K-StateHD.TV W 34–0 53,297
September 5 6:30 PM Texas #11 Notre Dame Notre Dame StadiumSouth Bend, IN NBC L 3–38 80,795
September 5 6:30 PM Georgia Southern West Virginia Mountaineer FieldMorgantown, WV FSN W 44–0 55,182
September 5 7:00 PM #10 (FCS) Northern Iowa Iowa State Jack Trice StadiumAmes, IA Cyclones.tv W 31–7 61,500

Players of the Week

Offensive Defensive Special teams
Player Team Player Team Player Team
Patrick Mahomes, QB Texas Tech Karl Joseph, S West Virginia Jakeem Grant, KR Texas Tech
Reference:[3]

Week TwoEdit

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site Broadcast Result Attendance
September 12 11:00 AM Kansas State UTSA AlamodomeSan Antonio, TX FS1 W 30–3 29,424
September 12 2:00 PM UTEP Texas Tech Jones AT&T Stadium • Lubbock, TX FSN W 69–20 54,090
September 12 2:00 PM #15 (FCS) Liberty West Virginia Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV RTPT W 41–17 52,899
September 12 2:30 PM Stephen F. Austin #3 TCU Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX FS1 W 70–7 45,786
September 12 3:45 PM Iowa Iowa State Jack Trice Stadium • Ames, IA (Battle for the Cy-Hawk Trophy) FOX L 17–31 61,500
September 12 5:00 PM #19 Oklahoma #23 Tennessee Neyland StadiumKnoxville, TN ESPN W 31–24 2OT 102,455
September 12 6:00 PM Memphis Kansas Memorial Stadium • Lawrence, KS JTV L 23–55 37,798
September 12 6:30 PM Lamar #4 Baylor McLane StadiumWaco, TX FSN W 66–31 44,491
September 12 6:30 PM Central Arkansas Oklahoma State Boone Pickens StadiumStillwater, OK FSN W 32–8 56,262
September 12 7:00 PM Rice Texas Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX LHN W 42–28 86,458

Players of the Week

Offensive Defensive Special teams
Player Team Player Team Player Team
Corey Coleman, WR
Patrick Mahomes, QB
Baylor
Texas Tech
Zack Sanchez, CB Oklahoma Daje Johnson, PR/KR Texas
Reference:[4]

Week ThreeEdit

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site Broadcast Result Attendance
September 19 11:00 AM Tulsa #16 Oklahoma Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK FS1 W 52–38 85,657
September 19 2:00 PM Louisiana Tech Kansas State Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium • Manhattan, KS FSN W 39–33 3OT 53,540
September 19 2:30 PM UTSA #25 Oklahoma State Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, OK FS1 W 69–14 54,351
September 19 6:00 PM Texas Tech Arkansas Donald W. Reynolds Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR ESPN2 W 35–24 73,334
September 19 6:30 PM California Texas Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX FOX L 44–45 91,568
September 19 7:00 PM SMU #3 TCU Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX (Battle for the Iron Skillet) FSN W 56–37 48,127
September 19 7:00 PM Iowa State Toledo Glass BowlToledo, OH ESPNews L 23–30 2OT 23,104

Players of the Week

Offensive Defensive Special teams
Player Team Player Team Player Team
Baker Mayfield, QB
Trevone Boykin, QB
Oklahoma
TCU
Jah’Shawn Johnson, DB Texas Tech Jack Cantele, PK Kansas State
Reference:[5]

Week FourEdit

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site Broadcast Result Attendance
September 26 11:00 AM Kansas Rutgers High Point Solutions StadiumPiscataway, NJ BTN L 14–27 46,136
September 26 2:00 PM Rice #5 Baylor McLane Stadium • Waco, TX FSN W 70–17 43,619
September 26 2:00 PM Maryland West Virginia Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV (Rivalry) FS1 W 45–6 61,176
September 26 2:30 PM #24 Oklahoma State Texas Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX ESPN OSU 30–27 87,073
September 26 3:45 PM #3 TCU Texas Tech Jones AT&T Stadium • Lubbock, TX (Rivalry) FOX TCU 55–52 61,283

Players of the Week

Offensive Defensive Special teams
Player Team Player Team Player Team
Josh Doctson, WR TCU Emmanuel Ogbah, DE Oklahoma State Ben Grogan, PK Oklahoma State
Reference:[6]

Week FiveEdit

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site Broadcast Result Attendance
October 3 11:00 AM Kansas Iowa State Jack Trice Stadium • Ames, IA FSN ISU 38–13 55,837
October 3 11:00 AM #23 West Virginia #15 Oklahoma Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK FS1 OU 44–24 84,384
October 3 11:00 AM Texas #4 TCU Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX ABC TCU 50–7 48,694
October 3 2:30 PM Texas Tech #5 Baylor AT&T StadiumArlington, TX (Texas Shootout) ABC/ESPN2 BU 63–35 56,179
October 3 3:00 PM Kansas State #20 Oklahoma State Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, OK FS1 OSU 36–34 57,618

Players of the Week

Offensive Defensive Special teams
Player Team Player Team Player Team
Mason Rudolph, QB
KaVontae Turpin, WR
Oklahoma State
TCU
Eric Striker, LB Oklahoma Austin Seibert, PK/P Oklahoma
Reference:[7]

Week SixEdit

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site Broadcast Result Attendance
October 10 11:00 AM #3 Baylor Kansas Memorial Stadium • Lawrence, KS FS1 BU 66–7 25,910
October 10 11:00 AM #10 Oklahoma Texas Cotton BowlDallas, TX (Red River Showdown) ABC UT 24–17 91,546
October 10 2:30 PM Iowa State Texas Tech Jones AT&T Stadium • Lubbock, TX FSN TTU 66–31 53,891
October 10 6:00 PM #21 Oklahoma State West Virginia Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV ESPN2 OSU 33–26 OT 60,410
October 10 6:30 PM #2 TCU Kansas State Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium • Manhattan, KS FOX TCU 52–45 53,671

Players of the Week

Offensive Defensive Special teams
Player Team Player Team Player Team
Trevone Boykin, QB TCU Emmanuel Ogbah, DE
Malik Jefferson, LB
Oklahoma State
Texas
Zach Sinor, P Oklahoma State
Reference:[8]

Week SevenEdit

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site Broadcast Result Attendance
October 17 11:00 AM West Virginia #2 Baylor McLane Stadium • Waco, TX FOX BU 62–38 45,370
October 17 11:00 AM Texas Tech Kansas Memorial Stadium • Lawrence, KS FS1 TTU 30–20 25,186
October 17 2:30 PM #19 Oklahoma Kansas State Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium • Manhattan, KS ABC OU 55–0 52,867
October 17 6:00 PM #3 TCU Iowa State Jack Trice Stadium • Ames, IA ESPN2 TCU 45–21 52,480

Players of the Week

Offensive Defensive Special teams
Player Team Player Team Player Team
Seth Russell, QB Baylor Zack Sanchez, CB Oklahoma Shelton Gibson, KR West Virginia
Reference:[9]

Week EightEdit

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site Broadcast Result Attendance
October 24 11:00 AM Iowa State #2 Baylor McLane Stadium • Waco, TX ESPN BU 45–27 45,512
October 24 11:00 AM Kansas State Texas Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX FS1 UT 23–9 88,283
October 24 2:30 PM Kansas Oklahoma State Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, OK FS1 OSU 58–10 59,486
October 24 2:30 PM Texas Tech #17 Oklahoma Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK ABC/ESPN2 OU 63–27 85,312

Week NineEdit

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site Broadcast Result Attendance
October 29 6:30 PM West Virginia #5 TCU Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX FS1 TCU 40–10 45,947
October 31 2:30 PM #12 Oklahoma State Texas Tech Jones AT&T Stadium • Lubbock, TX ESPN OSU 70–53 54,872
October 31 2:30 PM #14 Oklahoma Kansas Memorial Stadium • Lawrence, KS FS1 OU 62–7 26,677
October 31 6:00 PM Texas #17 Iowa State Jack Trice Stadium • Ames, IA FS1 ISU 24–0 53,616

Week TenEdit

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site Broadcast Result Attendance
November 5 6:30 PM #6 Baylor Kansas State Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium • Manhattan, KS FS1 BU 31–24 52,108
November 7 12:00 PM Texas Tech West Virginia Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV FS1 WVU 31–26 54,932
November 7 2:30 PM #8 TCU #14 Oklahoma State Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, OK FOX OSU 49–29 59,061
November 7 6:00 PM Iowa State #15 Oklahoma Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK ESPNU OU 52–16 85,595
November 7 7:00 PM Kansas Texas Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX LHN UT 59–20 92,529

Week ElevenEdit

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site Broadcast Result Attendance
November 14 11:00 AM Kansas #15 TCU Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX FS1 TCU 23–17 44,375
November 14 11:00 AM Texas West Virginia Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV ESPNU WVU 38–20 56,736
November 14 2:30 PM Kansas State Texas Tech Jones AT&T Stadium • Lubbock, TX FS1 TTU 59–44 53,833
November 14 2:30 PM #8 Oklahoma State Iowa State Jack Trice Stadium • Ames, IA ESPN OSU 35–31 54,180
November 14 7:00 PM #12 Oklahoma #6 Baylor McLane Stadium • Waco, TX ABC OU 44–34 49,875

Week TwelveEdit

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site Broadcast Result Attendance
November 21 11:00 AM West Virginia Kansas Memorial Stadium • Lawrence, KS FSN WVU 49–0 21,415
November 21 11:00 AM Iowa State Kansas State Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium • Manhattan, KS FS1 KSU 38–35 53,297
November 21 6:30 PM #10 Baylor #6 Oklahoma State Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, OK FOX BU 45–35 58,669
November 21 7:00 PM #18 TCU #7 Oklahoma Gaylord Family Oklahoma Memorial Stadium • Norman, OK ABC OU 30–29 85,821

Week ThirteenEdit

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site Broadcast Result Attendance
November 26 6:30 PM Texas Tech Texas Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial Stadium • Austin, TX FS1 TTU 48–45 94,299
November 27 6:30 PM #7 Baylor #19 TCU Amon G. Carter Stadium • Fort Worth, TX ESPN TCU 28–21 2OT 47,675
November 28 11:00 AM Iowa State West Virginia Mountaineer Field • Morgantown, WV FS1 WVU 30–6 42,446
November 28 3:00 PM Kansas State Kansas Memorial Stadium • Lawrence, KS FS1 KSU 45–14 92,529
November 28 7:00 PM #3 Oklahoma #11 Oklahoma State Boone Pickens Stadium • Stillwater, OK ABC OU 58–23 58,231

Week FourteenEdit

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site Broadcast Result Attendance
December 5 11:00 AM Texas #12 Baylor McLane Stadium • Waco, TX ESPN UT 23–17 48,093
December 5 3:30 PM West Virginia Kansas State Bill Snyder Family Football Stadium • Manhattan, KS FS1 KSU 30–6 42,446

Bowl GamesEdit

Date Time Visiting team Home team Site Broadcast Result Attendance
December 29 4:30 PM #10 North Carolina #17 Baylor Orlando Citrus Bowl StadiumOrlando, FL (Russell Athletic Bowl) ESPN W 49–38 40,418
December 29 8:00 PM #22 LSU Texas Tech NRG StadiumHouston, TX (Texas Bowl) ESPN L 27–56 71,054
December 31 3:00 PM #4 Oklahoma #1 Clemson Sun Life StadiumMiami Gardens, Florida (Orange Bowl – CFP Semifinal) ESPN L 17–37 67,615
January 1 7:30 PM #16 Oklahoma State #12 Ole Miss Mercedes-Benz SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA (Sugar Bowl) ESPN L 20–48 72,117
January 2 2:20 PM Kansas State Arkansas Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN (Liberty Bowl) ESPN L 23–45 61,136
January 2 5:45 PM #15 Oregon #11 TCU AlamodomeSan Antonio, TX (Alamo Bowl) ESPN W 47–41 3OT 61,136
January 2 9:15 PM West Virginia Arizona State Chase FieldPhoenix, AZ (Cactus Bowl) ESPN W 43–42 39,321

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Preseason All-Big 12 Football Team Announced". July 15, 2015. Retrieved July 22, 2015.
  3. ^ "Mahomes, Joseph and Grant Receive First Big 12 Football Weekly Honors". Big 12 Sports. September 7, 2015. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  4. ^ "Four Players Claim Big 12 Football Weekly Honors". Big 12 Sports. September 14, 2015. Retrieved September 16, 2015.
  5. ^ "Four Players Receive Big 12 Football Weekly Honors". Big 12 Sports. September 21, 2015. Retrieved September 26, 2015.
  6. ^ "Doctson, Ogbah and Grogan Earn Big 12 Football Weekly Honors". Big 12 Sports. September 28, 2015. Retrieved September 28, 2015.
  7. ^ "Four Players Claim Football Weekly Honors". Big 12 Sports. October 5, 2015. Retrieved October 11, 2015.
  8. ^ "Quartet Earns Big 12 Football Weekly Honors". Big 12 Sports. October 12, 2015. Retrieved October 14, 2015.
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