The last game of this series will be a test for the West Virginia defense. Offense should cruise.
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QB Geno Smith and his offense should be too much for this Division I-AA foe.
The Terrapins are not expected to have a good year, especially after losing their starting quarterback to injury for the season.
First up on the Big 12 docket, but not a strong defense. Should be a good game to introduce Mountaineers to the league.
Texas has solved its QB issue for now, naming, David Ash as starter. Playing in Austin in front of 100,000-plus fans never easy. Important game.
One of Dana Holgorsen's stops before West Virginia. Have a solid quarterback, but Mountaineers should handle them.
Trap game? Picked to finish sixth in the league, but Wildcats have a dual-threat quarterback.
The Big 12's other newcomer for 2012, TCU will be fired up.
Former QB Brandon Weedon is in the NFL, and the Cowboys will need to fill several holes on offense.
Being billed as the marquee game of the Big 12 season and will feature two likely Heisman contenders: Smith and Landry Jones.
Coached by former Pitt assistant Paul Rhoads. Cyclones are in rebuilding mode, but should not be overlooked.
Kansas was 2-10 last year, but brought in coach Charlie Weis.