Big 12 lunchtime links
December, 17, 2013
By Jake Trotter | ESPN.com
Texas, you can end your coaching search now:
- The Sooners players talked highly of departing Texas coach Mack Brown. Kansas coach Charlie Weis is sorry to see Brown go. The Oklahoman looks at Brown's memorable victories over Oklahoma and Oklahoma State. The Dallas Morning News collected fan reaction on Brown's decision to resign.
- The Oklahoman's Erik Horne thinks Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy should be getting looks for the Texas job. The paper's Berry Tramel offers up 25 candidates to replace Brown.
- Texas Tech assistant Sonny Cumbie discussed his decision to leave Tech to become the QB coach and co-offensive coordinator at TCU, in this radio interview with Double T 104.3-FM's Chris Level.
- Three-star recruit Ty Summers explains to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Travis L. Brown why he flipped his commitment from Rice to TCU.
- Trevor Knight should be Oklahoma's starting QB against Alabama, in the opinion of The Oklahoman's Jenni Carlson, but coach Bob Stoops isn't saying who will start. Sooners cornerback Aaron Colvin talks about giving Oklahoma State fans the business, in an interview with the Tulsa World's John E. Hoover.
- Iowa State picked up an OG junior-college commitment and a high school DB verbal. The Cyclones are getting more TV exposure, according to the Des Moines Register's Andrew Logue.
- The Jayhawks snagged a junior-college defensive back commitment.
- Oklahoma State QB Clint Chelf and LB Shaun Lewis took home the team's major awards.
- Central Florida is struggling to sell tickets for its Tostitos Fiesta Bowl matchup with Baylor. Art Briles' coaching staff has been busy -- the Bears have pulled in three junior college commitments already this week.
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Final Washington State 45 Colorado State 48 Final 20 Fresno State 20 25 USC 45 Final Buffalo 24 San Diego State 49 Final Tulane 21 Louisiana-Lafayette 24
Final Pittsburgh 30 Bowling Green 27 Final Utah State 21 23 Northern Illinois 14
Final Marshall 31 Maryland 20 Final Syracuse 21 Minnesota 17 Final Brigham Young 16 Washington 31
Final Rutgers 16 Notre Dame 29 Final Cincinnati 17 North Carolina 39 Final Miami (FL) 9 18 Louisville 36 Final Michigan 14 Kansas State 31
Final Middle Tennessee 6 Navy 24 Final Ole Miss 25 Georgia Tech 17 Final 10 Oregon 30 Texas 7 Final 14 Arizona State 23 Texas Tech 37
Final Arizona 42 Boston College 19 Final Virginia Tech 12 17 UCLA 42 Final Rice 7 Mississippi State 44 Final 24 Duke 48 21 Texas A&M 52
Final Nebraska 24 22 Georgia 19 Final UNLV 14 North Texas 36 Final Iowa 14 16 LSU 21 Final 19 Wisconsin 24 9 South Carolina 34 Final 5 Stanford 20 4 Michigan State 24 Final 15 UCF 52 6 Baylor 42
Final 13 Oklahoma State 31 8 Missouri 41 Final 12 Clemson 40 7 Ohio State 35