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Football Conference Championships

Team Total* Big 12 Big 8** SWC First-Last
Oklahoma 50 14 341 22 1915-2020
Texas 29 4 0 25 1920-2023
BYU 23 0 0 0 1965-20073
TCU 18 1 0 9 1929-2014
Cincinnati 16 0 0 0 1933-20214
West Virginia 15 0 0 0 1953-20115
Houston 11 0 0 0 1952-20156
Baylor 8 3 0 5 1922-2021
UCF 6 0 0 0 2007-20187
Kansas 5 0 5 0 1908-1968
Kansas State 4 3 1 0 1934-2022
Oklahoma State 3 1 2 0 1926-2011
Texas Tech 2 0 0 2 1976-1994
Iowa State 2 0 2 0 1911-1912

Notes

  • * Includes championships other than Big 12, Big 8, and Southwest
  • ** Includes Big 7, Big 6, and Missouri Valley championships
  • 1 - Includes 1972 Big 8 Conference Championship; Oklahoma finished 1st at 6-1 ahead of 5-1-1 Nebraska, but had to forfeit the Missouri, Kansas, and Oklahoma State games due to the use of an ineligible player (freshman QB Kerry Jackson)
  • 2 - Includes 1918 Southwest Conference Championship as noted in the media guide; Texas finished 4-0 and Oklahoma 2-0, but no champion was officially recognized due to the unbalanced conference schedule (season was cut short due to the Spanish flu outbreak)
  • 3 - Won 2007 Mountain West championship
  • 4 - Won 2021 American Athletic championship
  • 5 - Won share of 2011 Big East championship
  • 6 - Won 2015 American Athletic championship
  • 7 - Won 2018 American Athletic championship
  • Nebraska moved to the Big Ten after 2010. Prior to that, they had 46 total championships (2 in the Big 12), the last being in 1999.
  • Colorado moved to the Pac-12 after 2010. Prior to that, they had 6 total championships (1 in the Big 12), the last being in 2001.
  • Texas A&M moved to the SEC after 2011. Prior to that, they had 18 total championships (1 in the Big 12), the last being in 1998.
  • Missouri moved to the SEC after 2011. Prior to that, they had 12 total championships (0 in the Big 12), the last being in 1969.