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TCU is media’s pick to win Big 12

TCU is picked to win the Big 12 after finishing 2014 with a 42-3 victory over Ole Miss in the Peach Bowl.
TCU is picked to win the Big 12 after finishing 2014 with a 42-3 victory over Ole Miss in the Peach Bowl. Star-Telegram

TCU has been picked as the favorite to win the Big 12 football title in the league’s preseason poll, voted on by media representatives who cover the league.

The Horned Frogs, who finished 12-1 in 2014, received 32 of 42 first-place votes. Baylor was picked second and received the other 10 first-place votes. TCU and Baylor shared the title last season.

TCU returns 17 starters, including 10 on offense, from its team that won the Peach Bowl and finished third in the final Associated Press poll.

Here is the poll:

Team

(first-place votes) points

1. TCU

(32) 408

2. Baylor

(10) 384

3. Oklahoma

312

4. Oklahoma State

289

5. Texas

245

6. West Virginia

204

7. K-State

201

8. Texas Tech

139

9. Iowa State

83

10. Kansas

45

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