Despite struggling at times in 2014, Oklahoma State enters 2015 as everyone's favorite darkhorse to contend with TCU and Baylor for the Big 12 crowd. That's beating Oklahoma and Washington to close the year will do for you, along with returning a talented quarterback in Mason Rudolph. And one thing every darkhorse needs? Some help. The Pokes got it from the Big 12 scheduling office: Baylor, TCU and Oklahoma all come to Stillwater this fall.
Notes from Mike Gundy at Big 12 media days: