October 22, 2008
Texas' Colt McCoy (pictured), Oklahoma's Sam Bradford and Missouri's Chase Daniel are part of the new wave of Big 12 quarterbacks who have taken the conference's offenses to a new level. Coaches said the days of lockdown defenses in the conference could be gone for good.
Lamenting the demise of defense in college football? Get used to it. Some coaches in the high-octane Big 12, with its ridiculously rich crop of great young quarterbacks and four of the top eight teams in the country, say there's been a fundamental shift in the game and the pendulum might never swing back.