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Thursday, September 19, 2013
Big 12 lunch links
By Brandon Chatmon
Somehow I can't help but think about "Bad Boys II" when
Stephen Jackson talks about guys trying to talk to his daughters.
has worked on his kickoffs
and it has paid off,
writes Brice Cherry of the Waco Tribune.
One true freshman is
expected to see the field
for Iowa State this season, and he's already making an impact, writes Tommy Birch of the Des Moines Register.
Kansas' secondary is looking like
one of the strengths of its defense,
writes Mike Vernon of the Topeka Capital-Journal.
Randall Zimmerman has
gone to great lengths to watch his son
, Kansas State safety
, become one of the Big 12's top defenders.
's journey from basketball player to starting defensive end at Oklahoma
has been unique
, writes Ryan Aber of The Oklahoman. Meanwhile true freshman defensive end
returned to practice
after having his spleen removed during preseason camp.
One freshman defensive end is
at Oklahoma State, reports The Oklahoman's Gina Mizell.
Texas Tech's quick start
deserved to be validated
with a Top 25 ranking, writes Jimmy Burch of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
TCU coach Gary Patterson has a message for his team:
"Bottom line, you've got to grow up."
Stefan Stevenson has the story for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
knows what it takes to get the upset
against Texas Tech when he takes his Texas State squad to Lubbock, writes Krista Pirtle of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
A sophomore has emerged as a
key player in the middle
of West Virginia's defense, writes Mike Casazza of the Charleston Daily Mail.