The Big 12 officially announced their 2012 football schedules this morning. Conference play begins on September 15 with TCU at Kansas.
TCU joins the Big 12 this season after competing in the Mountain West Conference since 2005. The Horned Frogs are also former members of the Southwest Conference, which broke up in 1995 and became the Big 12.
Another new member in the Big 12 are the West Virginia Mountaineers. It was announced this morning that West Virginia will be released from the Big East effective June 30, 2012. The Mountaineers have been a member of the Big East since 1991.
Featured 2012 non-conference match-ups for the Big 12 include SMU at Baylor, Iowa State at Iowa, Kansas at Northern Illinois, Miami (FL) at Kansas State, Notre Dame at Oklahoma, Oklahoma State at Arizona, Virginia at TCU, Texas at Ole Miss, Texas Tech at Texas State and Marshall at West Virginia.
Dates are subject to change as adjustments are expected to accommodate television partners’ requests. Television selections for the first three weeks of the season and special dates are due to the Conference by July 1.
Listed below are the 2012 Big 12 football schedules: