With Big 12 Media Days set to begin next week at the Star in Frisco, Texas, the start of college football is officially near.
Here is the list of players each team will bring to Media Days, beginning with the in-state schools:
Rodney Anderson, RB: Anderson finished last season strong, taking the reins as the Sooners’ leading back. He led the team in rushing with 1,161 yards and had 18 touchdowns.
Amani Bledsoe, DL: After missing a few games due to a steroid suspension, Bledsoe started eight games last season and is sure to be a staple of the Sooners’ defensive line this season.
Kenneth Murray, LB: Murray started every game at middle linebacker last season for the Sooners and finished second on the team in tackles with 78.
Ben Powers, OL: Powers made 12 starts last season and saw playing time in all 14 games.
OKLAHOMA STATE COWBOYS
Justice Hill, RB: Hill led the Big 12 in rushing last season by a wide margin with 1,467 rushing yards. He also led the league in rushing touchdowns with 15.
Darrion Daniels, DL: Started every game last season except for the final three games, which he sat out due to injury.
Jalen McCleskey, WR: Finished third on the team with 50 catches and 645 yards receiving last season.
Justin Phillips, LB: As a fifth-year senior, Phillips is one of the leaders of a defense undergoing a scheme change with new defensive coordinator Jim Knowles. He was third on the team last season with 64 tackles.
WEST VIRGINIA MOUNTAINEERS
David Sills V, David Long Jr., Will Grier, Yodny Cajuste
TEXAS TECH RED RAIDERS
Dakota Allen, Travis Bruffy, Ja’Deion High, Jah’Shawn Johnson
TCU HORNED FROGS
Jaelan Austin, Ben Banogu, Sewo Olonilua, Shawn Robinson, Ty Summers
KANSAS STATE WILDCATS
Alex Delton, Dalton Risner, Duke Shelley, Skylar Thompson
Joe Dineen Jr., Khalil Herbert, Steven Sims Jr., Daniel Wise
IOWA STATE CYCLONES
Kyle Kempt, Ray Lima, David Montgomery, Brian Peavy
Ira Lewis, Chris Platt, Greg Roberts, Verkedric Vaughns
Andrew Beck, Breckyn Hager, Chris Nelson, Patrick Vahe