The Big 12 gets an infusion of talent with TCU and West Virginia joining the fray in 2012. The already-elite conference will boast many top-tier players and several teams that could be in the national title race.
At this point, the conference championship race seems wide open. Leave it to high-caliber players like Landry Jones, Collin Klein and the incoming Geno Smith to be major factors in a competitive conference.
As we attempt to make sense of the new conference landscape, it's helpful to know who the most visibly prominent players are. So, here are the top 10 playmakers in the new-look Big 12.