Football Picked 2nd in Preseason Big 12 Poll


July 14, 2016

IRVING, Texas -- TCU has been picked second in the Big 12 Media Preseason Football Poll announced Thursday by the conference office.

The Horned Frogs received two first-place votes and a total of 222 points, trailing only Oklahoma (258). TCU is 23-3, including a 15-3 mark in the Big 12, over the last two seasons.

Not including six starters (four defensive, two offensive) who suffered season-ending injuries a year ago and return in 2016, TCU returns 13 starters (seven defensive, six offensive) from last year's 11-2 team that finished seventh in the nation after its 47-41 triple-overtime victory over Oregon in the Valero Alamo Bowl.

The Horned Frogs begin camp Aug. 3 with the season opener Sept. 3 versus South Dakota State at Amon G. Carter Stadium.

2016 Preseason Big 12 Football 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

 

 

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