The Big 12 Conference was established in 1994 by a merger of the eight members of the Big Eight Conference and four members of the Southwest Conference. The Big 12 Conference began football competition during the 1996 season. In 2012, the Big 12 Conference added two new members, Texas Christian and West Virginia.
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The Ten Members of the Big 12 Conference
Baylor Bears – Baylor University was founded in 1845 in Waco, Texas.
Iowa State Cyclones – Iowa State University was founded in 1856 in Ames, Iowa.
Kansas Jayhawks – The University of Kansas was founded in 1865 in Lawrence, Kansas.
Kansas State Wildcats – Kansas State University was founded in 1863 in Manhattan, Kansas.
Oklahoma Sooners – The University of Oklahoma was founded in 1890 in Norman, Oklahoma.
Oklahoma State Cowboys – Oklahoma State University was founded in 1890 in Stillwater.
Texas Longhorns – The University of Texas was founded in 1883 in Austin, Texas.
Texas Christian Horned Frogs – Texas Christian University was founded in 1873 in Fort Worth.
Texas Tech Red Raiders – Texas Tech University was founded in 1923 in Lubbock, Texas.
West Virginia Mountaineers – WVU was founded in 1867 in Morgantown, West Virginia.
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Big 12 Football Rivalries
The Big 12 is made up of five former Big Eight Conference schools – Iowa State, Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma, and Oklahoma State; four former Southwest Conference schools – Baylor, Texas, Texas Christian and Texas Tech; and one former Big East school – West Virginia.
There are ten current members of the Big 12. For football season, each member will play nine conference football games and three out of conference football games. Starting in 2013, the champion of the Big 12 Conference will meet the champion of the SEC in the Champions Bowl in January, part of the College Football Playoff.
Some of the longest running Big 12 Football rivalries include:
Baylor and TCU since 1899 – The Revivalry
Oklahoma and Texas since 1900 – Red River Rivalry
Baylor and Texas since 1901 – The Lone Star Crusade
Kansas and Kansas State since 1902 – Sunflower Showdown
Oklahoma and Oklahoma State since 1904 – Bedlam
Iowa State and Kansas State since 1917 – Farmageddon
Texas and Texas Tech since 1928 – Chancellor’s Spurs
The Big 12 Conference has tie-ins to nine bowl games with eight spots guaranteed. These include the Bowl Championship Series, Cotton Bowl, Holiday Bowl, Gator Bowl, Alamo Bowl, Sun Bowl, Insight Bowl, Independence Bowl, and the Texas Bowl.
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Former Members of the Big 12 Conference – The Graveyard
Colorado and Nebraska left in 2011 for the Pac 12 Conference and the Big Ten, respectively. And, Missouri and Texas A&M left for the SEC in 2012.
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