The most visible change for Big 12 football in 2013 comes at the most vital position. The league will have an entirely new look at quarterback.
When fall’s kickoffs arrive, it is entirely possible that only one quarterback who began 2012 as a starter will take the first snap for his team this year.
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Big 12 quarterback shuffle
Most Big 12 teams will have new starters replacingthe QBs who took the majority of snaps last fall:
Baylor: 2012, Nick Florence; 2013, Bryce Petty (jr.)
Iowa State, 2012, Steele Jantz; 2013, Sam Richardson (soph.)
Kansas: 2012, Dayne Crist; 2013, Jake Heaps (jr.)
Kansas State: 2012, Collin Klein; 2013, Daniel Sams (soph.) or Jake Waters (jr.)
Oklahoma: 2012, Landry Jones; 2013, Blake Bell (jr.)
Oklahoma State: 2012, Cliff Chelf/J.W. Walsh/Wes Lunt; 2013, Chelf (sr.), Walsh (soph.) or Lunt (soph.)
Texas: 2012, David Ash; 2013, Ash (jr.)
Texas Tech: 2012, Seth Doege; 2013, Michael Brewer (soph.)
TCU: 2012, Trevone Boykin; 2013, Casey Pachall (sr.) or Boykin (soph.)
West Virginia: 2012, Geno Smith; 2013: Paul Millard (soph.) or Ford Childress (fr.)