IRVING, Texas - Oklahoma State has been picked as the favorite to win the Big 12 football title in a preseason poll of media members who cover the league.
Six different teams got first-place votes in the poll released Thursday in advance of next week's Big 12 football media days.
The Cowboys got 15 of the 43 first-place votes and 365 points in the poll. Oklahoma, which shared last year's Big 12 title with Kansas State, was picked second with eight first-place votes and 355 points.
TCU was picked third with nine first-place votes, one more than Texas.
Baylor got two first-place votes for fifth, ahead of Kansas State, which got the remaining first-place vote. Texas Tech, West Virginia, Iowa State and Kansas round out the preseason poll.
1. Oklahoma State (15), 365
2. Okahoma (8), 355
3. TCU (9), 347
4. Texas (8), 337
5. Baylor (2), 282
6. Kansas State (1), 240
7. Texas Tech, 161
8. West Virginia, 126
9. Iowa State, 96
10. Kansas, 56