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Baylor Bears

Head CoachJim Grobe (110-115-1)

2015 Season Recap - Record: 10-3 (6-3)

2015 Bowl Result – Russell Athletic Bowl vs. UNC (W, 49-38)

Returning Starters – 20: Offense (10), Defense (9), Special Teams (1)

2016 Preseason AP Ranking: #23

2016 FPI Ranking -#22 (13.8) 2016 FPI Strength of Schedule - #60

2016 Schedule

Date

Opponent

Friday
Sep. 2


Northwestern State Demons
McLane Stadium, Waco, TX


Saturday
Sep. 10


SMU Mustangs
McLane Stadium, Waco, TX


Friday
Sep. 16


at Rice Owls
Rice Stadium, Houston, TX


Saturday
Sep. 24


Oklahoma State Cowboys
McLane Stadium, Waco, TX


Saturday
Oct. 1


at Iowa State Cyclones
Jack Trice Stadium, Ames, IA


Saturday
Oct. 8


OFF

Saturday
Oct. 15


Kansas Jayhawks(HC)
McLane Stadium, Waco, TX


Saturday
Oct. 22


OFF

Saturday
Oct. 29


at Texas Longhorns
Darrell K Royal - TX Mem. Stadium, Austin, TX


Saturday
Nov. 5


TCU Horned Frogs
McLane Stadium, Waco, TX


Saturday
Nov. 12


at Oklahoma Sooners
Gaylord Family OK Mem. Stadium, Norman, OK


Saturday
Nov. 19


Kansas State Wildcats
McLane Stadium, Waco, TX


Friday
Nov. 25


at Texas Tech Red Raiders
AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX


Saturday
Dec. 3


at West Virginia Mountaineers
Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV




Iowa State Cyclones

Head CoachMatt Campbell (35-15)

2015 Season Recap - Record: 3-9 (2-7)

2015 Bowl Result – No Bowl Game

Returning Starters – 15: Offense (7), Defense (6), Special Teams (2)

2016 Preseason AP Ranking: NR

2016 FPI Ranking -#35 (10.2) 2016 FPI Strength of Schedule - #58

2016 Schedule

Date

Opponent

Saturday
Sep. 3


Northern Iowa Panthers
Jack Trice Stadium, Ames, IA


Saturday
Sep. 10


at Iowa Hawkeyes
Kinnick Stadium, Iowa City, IA


Saturday
Sep. 17


at TCU Horned Frogs
Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX


Saturday
Sep. 24


San Jose State Spartans
Jack Trice Stadium, Ames, IA


Saturday
Oct. 1


Baylor Bears
Jack Trice Stadium, Ames, IA


Saturday
Oct. 8


at Oklahoma State Cowboys
Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater, OK


Saturday
Oct. 15


at Texas Longhorns
Darrell K Royal - TX Mem. Stadium, Austin, TX


Saturday
Oct. 22


OFF

Saturday
Oct. 29


Kansas State Wildcats(HC)
Jack Trice Stadium, Ames, IA


Thursday
Nov. 3


Oklahoma Sooners
Jack Trice Stadium, Ames, IA


Saturday
Nov. 12


at Kansas Jayhawks
Memorial Stadium, Lawrence, KS


Saturday
Nov. 19


Texas Tech Red Raiders
Jack Trice Stadium, Ames, IA


Saturday
Nov. 26


West Virginia Mountaineers
Jack Trice Stadium, Ames, IA


 

Kansas Jayhawks

Head CoachDavid Beaty (Career Record: 0-12)

2015 Season Recap - Record: 0-12 (0-9)

2015 Bowl Result – No Bowl Game

Returning Starters – 9: Offense (3), Defense (5), Special Teams (1)

2016 Preseason AP Ranking: NR

2016 FPI Ranking -#98 (-7.8) 2016 FPI Strength of Schedule - #30

2016 Schedule

Date

Opponent

Saturday
Sep. 3


Rhode Island Rams
Memorial Stadium, Lawrence, KS


Saturday
Sep. 10


Ohio Bobcats
Memorial Stadium, Lawrence, KS


Saturday
Sep. 17


at Memphis Tigers
Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium, Memphis, TN


Saturday
Sep. 24


OFF

Thursday
Sep. 29


at Texas Tech Red Raiders
Jones AT&T Stadium, Lubbock, TX


Saturday
Oct. 8


TCU Horned Frogs
Memorial Stadium, Lawrence, KS


Saturday
Oct. 15


at Baylor Bears
McLane Stadium, Waco, TX


Saturday
Oct. 22


Oklahoma State Cowboys
Memorial Stadium, Lawrence, KS


Saturday
Oct. 29


at Oklahoma Sooners
Gaylord Family OK Mem. Stadium, Norman, OK


Saturday
Nov. 5


at West Virginia Mountaineers
Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV


Saturday
Nov. 12


Iowa State Cyclones
Memorial Stadium, Lawrence, KS


Saturday
Nov. 19


Texas Longhorns
Memorial Stadium, Lawrence, KS


Saturday
Nov. 26


at Kansas State Wildcats
Bill Snyder Family Stadium, Manhattan, KS




Kansas State Wildcats

Head CoachBill Synder (Career Record: 193-101-1)

2015 Season Recap - Record: 6-7 (3-6)

2015 Bowl Result – AutoZone Liberty Bowl vs. Arkansas (L, 45-23)

Returning Starters – 14: Offense (6), Defense (6), Special Teams (2)

2016 Preseason AP Ranking: NR

2016 FPI Ranking -#57 (3.2) 2016 FPI Strength of Schedule - #29

2016 Schedule

Date

Opponent

Friday
Sep. 2


at Stanford Cardinal
Stanford Stadium, Stanford, CA


Saturday
Sep. 10


OFF

Saturday
Sep. 17


Florida Atlantic Owls
Bill Snyder Family Stadium, Manhattan, KS


Saturday
Sep. 24


Missouri State Bears
Bill Snyder Family Stadium, Manhattan, KS


Saturday
Oct. 1


at West Virginia Mountaineers
Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV


Saturday
Oct. 8


Texas Tech Red Raiders
Bill Snyder Family Stadium, Manhattan, KS


Saturday
Oct. 15


at Oklahoma Sooners
Gaylord Family OK Mem. Stadium, Norman, OK


Saturday
Oct. 22


Texas Longhorns
Bill Snyder Family Stadium, Manhattan, KS


Saturday
Oct. 29


at Iowa State Cyclones
Jack Trice Stadium, Ames, IA


Saturday
Nov. 5


Oklahoma State Cowboys
Bill Snyder Family Stadium, Manhattan, KS


Saturday
Nov. 12


OFF

Saturday
Nov. 19


at Baylor Bears
McLane Stadium, Waco, TX


Saturday
Nov. 26


Kansas Jayhawks
Bill Snyder Family Stadium, Manhattan, KS


Saturday
Dec. 3


at TCU Horned Frogs
Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX


 

Oklahoma Sooners

Head CoachBob Stoops (Career Record: 179-46)

2015 Season Recap - Record: 11-2 (8-1), Big 12 Champions

2015 Bowl Result – Capital One Orange Bowl vs. Clemson (L, 37-17)

Returning Starters – 12: Offense (6), Defense (6), Special Teams (0)

2016 Preseason AP Ranking: #3

2016 FPI Ranking -#3 (25.1) 2016 FPI Strength of Schedule - #26

2016 Schedule

Date

Opponent

Saturday
Sep. 3


Houston Cougars
NRG Stadium, Houston, TX


Saturday
Sep. 10


ULM Warhawks
Gaylord Family OK Mem. Stadium, Norman, OK


Saturday
Sep. 17


Ohio State Buckeyes
Gaylord Family OK Mem. Stadium, Norman, OK


Saturday
Sep. 24


OFF

Saturday
Oct. 1


at TCU Horned Frogs
Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX


Saturday
Oct. 8


Texas Longhorns
Cotton Bowl Stadium, Dallas, TX


Saturday
Oct. 15


Kansas State Wildcats
Gaylord Family OK Mem. Stadium, Norman, OK


Saturday
Oct. 22


at Texas Tech Red Raiders
Jones AT&T Stadium, Lubbock, TX


Saturday
Oct. 29


Kansas Jayhawks
Gaylord Family OK Mem. Stadium, Norman, OK


Thursday
Nov. 3


at Iowa State Cyclones
Jack Trice Stadium, Ames, IA


Saturday
Nov. 12


Baylor Bears
Gaylord Family OK Mem. Stadium, Norman, OK


Saturday
Nov. 19


at West Virginia Mountaineers
Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV


Saturday
Nov. 26


OFF

Saturday
Dec. 3


Oklahoma State Cowboys
Gaylord Family OK Mem. Stadium, Norman, OK




Oklahoma State Cowboys

Head CoachMike Gundy (Career Record: 94-47)

2015 Season Recap - Record: 10-3 (7-2)

2015 Bowl Result – Allstate Sugar Bowl vs. Ole Miss (L, 48-20)

Returning Starters – 20: Offense (11), Defense (8), Special Teams (1)

2016 Preseason AP Ranking: #21

2016 FPI Ranking -#8 (19.2) 2016 FPI Strength of Schedule - #50

2016 Schedule

Date

Opponent

Saturday
Sep. 3


Southeastern Louisiana Lions
Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater, OK


Saturday
Sep. 10


Central Michigan Chippewas
Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater, OK


Saturday
Sep. 17


Pittsburgh Panthers
Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater, OK


Saturday
Sep. 24


at Baylor Bears
McLane Stadium, Waco, TX


Saturday
Oct. 1


Texas Longhorns
Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater, OK


Saturday
Oct. 8


Iowa State Cyclones
Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater, OK


Saturday
Oct. 15


OFF

Saturday
Oct. 22


at Kansas Jayhawks
Memorial Stadium, Lawrence, KS


Saturday
Oct. 29


West Virginia Mountaineers(HC)
Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater, OK


Saturday
Nov. 5


at Kansas State Wildcats
Bill Snyder Family Stadium, Manhattan, KS


Saturday
Nov. 12


Texas Tech Red Raiders
Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater, OK


Saturday
Nov. 19


at TCU Horned Frogs
Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX


Saturday
Nov. 26


OFF

Saturday
Dec. 3


at Oklahoma Sooners
Gaylord Family OK Mem. Stadium, Norman, OK




TCU Horned Frogs

Head CoachGary Patterson (Career Record: 143-47)

2015 Season Recap - Record: 11-2 (7-2)

2015 Bowl Result – Valero Alamo Bowl vs. Oregon (W, 47-41 3OT)

Returning Starters – 18: Offense (9), Defense (7), Special Teams (2)

2016 Preseason AP Ranking: #13

2016 FPI Ranking -#29 (11.9) 2016 FPI Strength of Schedule - #42

2016 Schedule

Date

Opponent

Saturday
Sep. 3


South Dakota State Jackrabbits
Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX


Saturday
Sep. 10


Arkansas Razorbacks
Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX


Saturday
Sep. 17


Iowa State Cyclones
Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX


Friday
Sep. 23


at SMU Mustangs
Gerald J. Ford Stadium, Dallas, TX


Saturday
Oct. 1


Oklahoma Sooners
Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX


Saturday
Oct. 8


at Kansas Jayhawks
Memorial Stadium, Lawrence, KS


Saturday
Oct. 15


OFF

Saturday
Oct. 22


at West Virginia Mountaineers
Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV


Saturday
Oct. 29


Texas Tech Red Raiders
Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX


Saturday
Nov. 5


at Baylor Bears
McLane Stadium, Waco, TX


Saturday
Nov. 12


OFF

Saturday
Nov. 19


Oklahoma State Cowboys
Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX


Friday
Nov. 25


at Texas Longhorns
Darrell K Royal - TX Mem. Stadium, Austin, TX


Saturday
Dec. 3


Kansas State Wildcats
Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX




Texas Longhorns

Head CoachCharlie Strong (Career Record: 48-30)

2015 Season Recap - Record: 5-7 (4-5)

2015 Bowl Result – No Bowl Appearance

Returning Starters – 12: Offense (6), Defense (5), Special Teams (1)

2016 Preseason AP Ranking: NR

2016 FPI Ranking -#23 (12.9) 2016 FPI Strength of Schedule - #17

2016 Schedule

Date

Opponent

Sunday
Sep. 4


Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Darrell K Royal - TX Mem. Stadium, Austin, TX


Saturday
Sep. 10


UTEP Miners
Darrell K Royal - TX Mem. Stadium, Austin, TX


Saturday
Sep. 17


at California Golden Bears
California Memorial Stadium, Berkeley, CA


Saturday
Sep. 24


OFF

Saturday
Oct. 1


at Oklahoma State Cowboys
Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater, OK


Saturday
Oct. 8


Oklahoma Sooners
Cotton Bowl Stadium, Dallas, TX


Saturday
Oct. 15


Iowa State Cyclones
Darrell K Royal - TX Mem. Stadium, Austin, TX


Saturday
Oct. 22


at Kansas State Wildcats
Bill Snyder Family Stadium, Manhattan, KS


Saturday
Oct. 29


Baylor Bears
Darrell K Royal - TX Mem. Stadium, Austin, TX


Saturday
Nov. 5


at Texas Tech Red Raiders
Jones AT&T Stadium, Lubbock, TX


Saturday
Nov. 12


West Virginia Mountaineers
Darrell K Royal - TX Mem. Stadium, Austin, TX


Saturday
Nov. 19


at Kansas Jayhawks
Memorial Stadium, Lawrence, KS


Friday
Nov. 25


TCU Horned Frogs
Darrell K Royal - TX Mem. Stadium, Austin, TX




Texas Tech Red Raiders

Head CoachKliff Kingsbury (Career Record: 19-19)

2015 Season Recap - Record: 7-6 (4-5)

2015 Bowl Result – Advocare V100 Texas Bowl vs. LSU (L, 56-27)

Returning Starters – 17: Offense (9), Defense (7), Special Teams (1)

2016 Preseason AP Ranking: NR

2016 FPI Ranking -#42 (6.9) 2016 FPI Strength of Schedule - #43

2016 Schedule

Date

Opponent

Saturday
Sep. 3


Stephen F. Austin Jacks
Jones AT&T Stadium, Lubbock, TX


Saturday
Sep. 10


at Arizona State Sun Devils
Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, AZ


Saturday
Sep. 17


Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
Jones AT&T Stadium, Lubbock, TX


Saturday
Sep. 24


OFF

Thursday
Sep. 29


Kansas Jayhawks
Jones AT&T Stadium, Lubbock, TX


Saturday
Oct. 8


at Kansas State Wildcats
Bill Snyder Family Stadium, Manhattan, KS


Saturday
Oct. 15


West Virginia Mountaineers
Jones AT&T Stadium, Lubbock, TX


Saturday
Oct. 22


Oklahoma Sooners
Jones AT&T Stadium, Lubbock, TX


Saturday
Oct. 29


at TCU Horned Frogs
Amon G. Carter Stadium, Fort Worth, TX


Saturday
Nov. 5


Texas Longhorns
Jones AT&T Stadium, Lubbock, TX


Saturday
Nov. 12


at Oklahoma State Cowboys
Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater, OK


Saturday
Nov. 19


at Iowa State Cyclones
Jack Trice Stadium, Ames, IA


Friday
Nov. 25


Baylor Bears
AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX




West Virginia Mountaineers

Head CoachDana Holgorsen (Career Record: 36-28)

2015 Season Recap - Record: 8-5 (4-5)

2015 Bowl Result – Motel 6 Cactus Bowl vs. Arizona State (W, 43-42)

Returning Starters – 16: Offense (7), Defense (7), Special Teams (2)

2016 Preseason AP Ranking: NR

2016 FPI Ranking -#26 (12.3) 2016 FPI Strength of Schedule - #44

2016 Schedule

Date

Opponent

Saturday
Sep. 3


Missouri Tigers
Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV


Saturday
Sep. 10


Youngstown State Penguins
Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV


Saturday
Sep. 17


OFF

Saturday
Sep. 24


BYU Cougars
FedEx Field, Landover, MD


Saturday
Oct. 1


Kansas State Wildcats
Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV


Saturday
Oct. 8


OFF

Saturday
Oct. 15


at Texas Tech Red Raiders
Jones AT&T Stadium, Lubbock, TX


Saturday
Oct. 22


TCU Horned Frogs
Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV


Saturday
Oct. 29


at Oklahoma State Cowboys
Boone Pickens Stadium, Stillwater, OK


Saturday
Nov. 5


Kansas Jayhawks
Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV


Saturday
Nov. 12


at Texas Longhorns
Darrell K Royal - TX Mem. Stadium, Austin, TX


Saturday
Nov. 19


Oklahoma Sooners
Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV


Saturday
Nov. 26


at Iowa State Cyclones
Jack Trice Stadium, Ames, IA


Saturday
Dec. 3


Baylor Bears
Mountaineer Field, Morgantown, WV


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