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Big 12 forecast for 2017: Sooners in familiar top spot

Lincoln Riley will still have the benefit of another season with quarterback Baker Mayfield. AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki

Editor's note: This article was adapted from Phil Steele's college football preview magazine, which is available here.

Oklahoma has a new coach, but don't expect a change at the top of the Big 12 standings. Lincoln Riley takes over for Bob Stoops, but the Sooners have all the tools to make another playoff run.

Here's Phil Steele's look at the Big 12: