Oklahoma's Baker Mayfield and Oklahoma State's Mason Rudolph have been announced as two of 15 semifinalists for the 2017 Walter Camp Player of the Year Award presented by the Walter Camp Football Foundation.

Kansas State has been named the sixth recipient of the Armed Forces Merit Award, presented by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA).The partnership of the Kansas State football team with the Iron Rangers has created a bond between the university and the United States Army post at Fort Riley. Coordinated by the staff at the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl, the Armed Forces Merit Award presented by the FWAA was created in June 2012 "to honor an individual and/or a group with a military background and/or involvement that has an impact within the realm of college football."

Four Big 12 quarterbacks were announced as semifinalists for the 2017 Davey O'Brien National Quarterback Award, as announced by the organization.

The Big 12 has released its 2018 football schedule which features a 10-team, nine-game, round robin format for the eighth consecutive season. Institutions will release their own non-conference schedules when available.

The 2017-18 Preseason All-Big 12 Men's Basketball Team features five seniors with each from a different institution.

Guard Devonte' Graham (Kansas) claimed preseason player of the year and was joined on the preseason team by Jeffrey Carroll (Oklahoma State), Vladimir Brodziansky (TCU), Zach Smith (Texas Tech) and Jevon Carter (West Virginia).