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Around the Big 12: Week 12

Quarterback Jalen Hurts and the Oklahoma Sooners engineered the biggest comeback in program history en route to ending the Baylor Bears' hopes for an undefeated season (photo courtesy of soonersports.com).

By Steve Lansdale
Senior staff writer / editor

The Big 12 has proven to be a tougher conference in 2019 than many anticipated and the Texas Longhorns have been right in the middle of the evidence, battling through tough matchups against Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, Kansas, Kansas State and Iowa State. Each of those games was decided by seven or fewer points.

The last of those, of course, was UT’s heartbreaking two-point loss Saturday in Ames, Iowa. While that setback had an obvious impact on the postseason hopes of the Longhorns — Texas will not be playing in the Big 12’s championship game — a lot of questions remain about the postseason, as teams around the conference continue to