Big 12 lunchtime links
January, 31, 2014
By Jake Trotter | ESPN.com
Please tip your pizza delivery guy Sunday.
- With wideout Allen Lazard on board, the Des Moines Register's Chris Williams writes that this is setting up to be the best Iowa State recruiting class of the Paul Rhoads era. Linebacker Jeremiah George is out to prove his height isn't an issue, the Ames Tribune's Bobby La Gesse writes.
- Thursday was declared 'Mack and Sally Brown Day' in Austin. Longhorns defensive coordinator Vance Bedford wants to see the Texas-Texas A&M football rivalry renewed. Are the Longhorns close to breaking ground on a new, two-story indoor practice facility?
- New Orleans defensive tackle Courtney Garnett, who was pledged to Texas until Mack Brown resigned, committed to Oklahoma on Thursday. The Oklahoman's Jacob Unruh features Justice Hansen, the lone QB commitment in this OU recruiting class.
- A Kansas State recruit was arrested on allegations of drug possession, according to the Garden City Telegram's J. Levi Burnfin.
- The Stephenville (Texas) Empire-Tribune is running excerpts of Baylor coach Art Briles' biography. Briles coached at Stephenville High School.
- Texas Tech made the top five for a key QB recruit for 2015, the Dallas Morning News' Mike Graham reports.
- The son of former Kansas great Frank Seurer plans to walk on to KU, reports the Lawrence Journal-World's Matt Tait.
- Texas Tech lost a midterm signee. Former Red Raider Louis Vasquez has become an anchor on the Denver Broncos offensive line.
- The Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Charean Williams profiles former TCU and current Seattle Seahawks deep snapper Clint Gresham.
- The Parkersburg (W.Va.) News and Sentinel's Jim Butta examines the departure of former West Virginia deputy athletics director Mike Parsons.
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BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
9:32 4th Qtr 15 Arizona State 30 Duke 24 0:17 2nd Qtr Miami (FL) 6 South Carolina 17 5:22 1st Qtr Boston College 0 Penn State 7 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC Final Cincinnati 17 Virginia Tech 33
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
Final Marshall 52 Northern Illinois 23 Final Navy 17 San Diego State 16
Final Central Michigan 48 Western Kentucky 49 Final Fresno State 6 Rice 30
Final Illinois 18 Louisiana Tech 35 Final Rutgers 40 North Carolina 21 Final North Carolina State 34 UCF 27
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State