Big 12 Quarterbacks Step Into Spotlight

Charlie Riedel/AP

If you like Big 12 football, you've reached nirvana. Nine bowl games in nine days, starting with Baylor-UCLA (Holiday Bowl) on Thursday night and ending with OU-Texas A&M (Cotton) on Jan. 4.

And in some ways, the procession is an ode to quarterbacks. A chance to say farewell to Heisman finalist Collin Klein and record-setting Landry Jones and valiant Nick Florence and first-round draft pick Geno Smith and assembly line Seth Doege.

Of the Big 12's nine bowl teams, five will be quarterbacked by seniors.

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