Oklahoma is the favorite to win another Big 12 football title, according to the conference’s preseason media poll.
The Sooners have won the league the last four years and 12 Big 12 championships overall. Texas was picked second by media covering the league.
The top two teams meet in the conference championship game on Dec. 7. The Longhorns lost to the Sooners in the title matchup in 2018.
The preseason rankings had Iowa State, TCU and Oklahoma State rounding out the top five.
Quincy High grad Jirehl Brock is a freshman running back with ISU. The Class 6A All-State performer is currently on campus in Ames taking two summer courses.
Brock is one of two 4-Star running backs that were a part of Iowa State’s heralded 2019 recruiting class. the Cyclones finished (6-3) in the Big 12 last season.
Iowa State will open the college football season on Saturday, August 31 against Northern Iowa in Ames.