In 2013, players and coaches who are new to the Big 12 will have a significant impact on who wins the conference title.
At Kansas, BYU transfer Jake Heaps and Miami (Ohio) transfer Nick Harwell may prove to be one of the best quarterback-wide receiver combos in the conference.
Then, at defending Big 12 champion Kansas State, junior college transfer Jake Waters is battling to win the starting quarterback job to replace Collin Klein. Should he succeed, he will make or break the Wildcats' season.
Then there's Kliff Kingsbury, the new head coach at Texas Tech, who will look to make the Red Raiders a title contender in his first season at Lubbock.
Read on for a power ranking of the top 2013 Big 12 newcomers.