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Friday, September 13, 2013
Big 12 lunch links
By Max Olson
Blame the refs if you want, TCU fans, but why was Trevone Boykin wearing a
Kansas State arm sleeve
on Thursday night? On to the links ...
Kliff Kingsbury got his first big win at Texas Tech,
knocking off No. 24 TCU 20-10
. Kingsbury is happy to take a
crazy, ugly win
. What a night for the
Red Raider defense
. Bradley Marquez made a
than just the game-winning score. After the loss, Gary Patterson says it's time for penalty-prone TCU to
Gil LeBreton of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram writes this looked like the
same TCU team
of 2012. Devonte Fields was also
injured in the game
Oklahoma State Berry Tramel's take on part III: OSU needs to
quit recruiting numskulls
on the players involved in part III. Former Cowboy Artrell Woods is
at OSU. SI
responds to criticism
from Brandon Weeden. As for this week's game,
is much like what OSU sees in the Big 12.
West Virginia is handing over the keys to its offense to
quarterback Ford Childress
. Dana Holgorsen says
it's Childress' time
and his job. WVU linebacker Doug Rigg
"still a little foggy"
after being knocked out of the Oklahoma game.
Oklahoma needs a
to maximize its potential. Bob Stoops argues that majority of OU's passing troubles
aren't the fault
of his QBs.
Andy Staples of Sports Illustrated visited Texas and Texas A&M on same day and compared
where both programs stand
. Former Texas safety Kenny Vaccaro says
players are to blame
for the firing of Manny Diaz. Athlon is predicting an
Ole Miss victory
Kansas ready to end
22-game road losing streak
that began in Sept. 2009. KU may have found its
in receiver Rodriguez Coleman. Safety/linebacker tweener Victor Simmons is
making a good impression
on KU defensive coordinator Dave Campo.
Iowa State needs Sam Richardson to make
this weekend. The loser of Iowa-Iowa State faces a
tough road ahead
Bill Snyder is more confident in playing a
than ever before. UMass is facing quarterback questions of its own, plus
to a KSU win this weekend.
Sports On Earth looks at how Baylor and other big-time schools are
feasting on easy wins
over small-conference schools. The Bears' new stadium is