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Sooners Picked to Win Big 12 By Media, Cowboys 3rd

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Oklahoma is the media’s selection to win the 2016 Big 12 football championship.

In a poll of media who regularly cover the conference, OU received 24 of 26 first place votes.

Oklahoma State is third in the media’s preseason poll.

The Sooners have won nine Big 12 titles, all since 2000.

Here is the complete media poll:


2016 Big 12 Football Media Preseason Poll
(First-place votes in parentheses)
1. Oklahoma (24)                      258
2. TCU (2)                                 222
3. Oklahoma State                     202
4. Baylor                                   156
5. Texas                                    151
6. Texas Tech                            141
7. West Virginia                         126
8. Kansas State                          88
9. Iowa State                             59
10. Kansas                                27