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Monday, September 9, 2013
Big 12 lunchtime links: Diaz done
By Max Olson
These are serious times for several Big 12 schools, so be sure to take a moment to watch my early frontrunner for college football
play of the year
. It'll warm your heart.
The story of the day on Sunday: Texas relieved defensive coordinator
of his duties and promoted former DC Greg Robinson. Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman says Mack Brown
had to make the move
. Chuck Carlton calls it a decision of
desperation and necessity
. Is Mack
"on the clock"
The Oklahoman's Berry Tramel
offers his take
on the impending Oklahoma State scandal and what comes next. Mike Gundy has
declined to comment
on the still-unpublished Sports Illustrated story.
A few newcomers
are making an early impact for OSU.
The coach under fire in the SI investigation is now at West Virginia, and AD Oliver Luck is
starting an independent review
of his own. WVU almost gave Florida State transfer
a chance against Oklahoma
. It appears the WVU
a bit in week 2.
In case you missed it, TCU quarterback
will reportedly keep him out up to eight weeks. That is a
cruel twist of fate
for Pachall after how far he has come.
We won't know
how good Baylor really is
until November. The Bears
graded out near-perfect
against Buffalo in week 2.
are forcing Bob Stoops to reconsider his QB choice. Not only does Knight have a
potential knee issue
, but cornerback
cracked a molar
strengthened his case
for why he's Texas Tech's best quarterback this weekend. The Red Raider offense's fast start was one of
five key developments
It's now Iowa-Iowa State week, and Mike Hlas of the Cedar Rapids Gazette says the theme this year might be
"Somebody's Gotta Win!"
Interesting look here at how ISU managed to thrive during a
national attendance decline
The Kansas State defense is showing
signs of progress
after knocking off Louisiana.
2,000-yard career rushing
milestone, making him only the ninth KSU back to do so.
Kansas faces a
key test against Rice
, writes Tom Keegan of the Lawrence Journal-World. Running back
making the most
of his opportunities.