Baylor was picked sixth in the Big 12 football preseason poll.
Defending Big 12 champion Oklahoma was picked first with 68 votes. Second-place Texas received the remaining nine first-place votes.
Iowa State was picked third, followed by TCU, Oklahoma State, Baylor, Texas Tech, West Virginia, Kansas State and Kansas. The last four teams in the poll all have new head coaches.
Coming off last year’s 7-6 finish, the Bears open the season against SFA on Aug. 31 at 6 p.m. at McLane Stadium.