Yes, it's August. Yes, it's early.
Here's a look at where I've got the Big 12 teams slated in the bowl pecking order for 2011.
It's entirely possible that the nine-game conference schedule keeps the Big 12 from filling out all its bowl slots, but for now, I'll give the league the benefit of the doubt. The math is a little complicated, but I see seven teams in the Big 12 that should at least field a quality team capable of finishing above .500.
BCS National Championship Game: Oklahoma vs. BCS
Tostitos Fiesta Bowl: Texas A&M vs. BCS
AT&T Cotton Bowl: Oklahoma State vs. SEC
Valero Alamo Bowl: Missouri vs. Pac-12
Insight Bowl: Baylor vs. Big Ten
Meineke Car Care Bowl of Texas: Texas vs. Big Ten
New Era Pinstripe Bowl: Texas Tech vs. Big East
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