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Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Big 12's lunchtime links
By Brandon Chatmon
He's not heading to the Big 12, but any football fan would
love this run
... stop it,
, just stop it.
West Virginia's leading rusher,
slated to redshirt this season,
reports Mike Casazza of the Charleston Daily Mail. Houston transfer
sits atop the depth chart at running back.
TCU coach Gary Patterson
likes the underdog role
heading into the Horned Frogs' opener against LSU, writes Gil Lebreton of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
goes into detail about TCU's quarterback battle
, reports Stefan Stevenson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Also
set to suit up
on Saturday but probably won't play.
three keys to West Virginia's season
, writes Stephen J. Nesbitt of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
may be the starting quarterback at Kansas State but
don't forget about
, writes Bob Lutz of The Wichita Eagle.
different feeling in the Wildcats' season opener
than he had a year ago, reports The Wichita Eagle's Kellis Robinett.
The first weekend of high school football brought a horrifying moment for Oklahoma center
. The Oklahoman's Jason Kersey talked to Darlington about
watching his brother Zach get injured
during a high school game last weekend.
Oklahoma State running back
almost left Stillwater early in his career but ultimately decided to stay.
Now he's the main man in the Cowboys backfield, writes The Oklahoman's John Helsley.
The Oklahoman's Gina Mizell takes a look at some of Oklahoma State's
options at left tackle to replace
. Davis is expected to miss the season with a torn ACL.
"The closest we’ve seen to Baylor’s speed was when the Carolina Panthers were here for training camp,” --Wofford coach Mike Ayers
doesn't sound too excited about the prospect of facing Baylor's athletes.
The Waco Tribune's John Werner has the report.
and the Iowa State defense will have to
keep its focus if the Cyclones hope to exceed expectations
Texas Tech hopes to go
from "worst to first"
after struggling to create turnovers last season, reports Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. Williams also has a couple
Red Raider newcomers to keep an eye on.
An overlooked junior college transfer is
poised to help Kansas' secondary
this season, writes Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal World.
Nobody will know
what Oklahoma has in
until Saturday, writes Guerin Emig of the Tulsa World.
Texas lost a defensive tackle as
elected to transfer
on Tuesday, reports HornsNation's Max Olson.
UT defensive coordinator Manny Diaz
talks about the Longhorns' defense.