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Monday, February 17, 2014
Big 12 lunchtime links
By Jake Trotter
from great opportunity.
West Virginia cornerback Travis Bell
has arrived at another precipice in his life
, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Stephen J. Nesbitt writes in this profile.
Texas Tech nose tackle Bennett Ofor had surgery after the season for a torn anterior cruciate knee ligament and
will miss spring practice
, the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal's Don Williams reports.
Members of the Red Raiders football team
will have a slam-dunk contest
during halftime of Tuesday night's basketball game. No word on whether Kliff Kingsbury will be a participant.
The Oklahoman's Jason Kersey profiles Oklahoma signee Steven Parker,
who is headed to the school
where his grandfather left a legacy.
Former Sooners QB Kendal Thompson, who is transferring,
visited Utah over the weekend
Kansas running back James Sims is still focused on the NFL,
despite being snubbed
on the NFL Scouting Combine invite list, the Lawrence Journal-World's Matt Tait writes.
A man is lobbying in hopes that a mural of a bear his relative created for Floyd Casey Stadium
will find a new home
in Baylor's new McLane Stadium.
Former Oklahoma State QB Brandon Weeden called the proposed rule changes to slow down the game "bogus,"
according to The Oklahoman's Gina Mizell