Imperfect Big 12 start even after all 10 teams win openers
September 6, 2019
The Big 12 is off to an imperfect start, even though every team won its opener for the first time since 2012.
West Virginia got outgained by James Madison, and Kansas needed a touchdown in the final 2 ½ minutes to beat another FCS team in Les Miles' return to coaching. Iowa State, ranked in the AP preseason poll for the first time since 1978 and a trendy pick by some to make the Big 12 championship game, needed triple overtime to avoid a third loss in seven seasons to instate FCS team Northern Iowa.
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