A year of turnover in the Big 12 led to breakout seasons from various players across the conference.
No player took to the stage like Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty, the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Year.
Petty proved to be the exception, though. A conference often dominated by talented quarterbacks instead became one highlighted by defense.
Usually skill-position players dominate the headlines in the Big 12.
To that end, 2013 was indeed a strange season.
Numerous defensive players were worthy of consideration for the season’s final power rankings of the top players. Ultimately, three made the cut.
Let’s take a look at the top 10 Big 12 players from 2013.