Big 12's lunch links
November, 14, 2013
By Max Olson | ESPN.com
Question: How many Big 12 schools would Jordan Lynch start for? Pretty much all of them, right?
- Lineman Gabe Ikard remains the face of this season's Sooners, writes Jenni Carlson of The Oklahoman. OC Josh Heupel doesn't think the Oklahoma offense is all that far off. Kendal Thompson's father wants to see him get a shot at the QB job.
- In case you missed it, Art Briles agreed to a 10-year deal with Baylor on Wednesday. Good updates here on the status of construction for Baylor Stadium, including news of an RGIII statue in the works. Several Baylor receivers will have to step up to replace Tevin Reese.
- Kevin Peterson is emerging as a playmaker for the Oklahoma State defense. Could "College GameDay" come to Baylor-Oklahoma State next week?
- Charlie Weis is shaking up Kansas' practice routine in hopes of better results. He's treating the Jayhawks' final games as their playoffs. A former KU fullback has filed a class-action lawsuit against the NCAA.
- Texas is finally getting big plays from small-town linebacker Steve Edmond.
- An Iowa State defensive lineman was arrested on domestic assault charges. Jevohn Miller is taking advantage of his second chance with the Cyclones.
- The December bowl picture is beginning to take shape for Kansas State. But KSU still has to get to six wins first.
- Loading up on transfers has paid off for West Virginia this season. There's now no room for error for this WVU team. Jewone Snow is stepping in at middle linebacker this weekend.
- TCU coach Gary Patterson is proud of the numbers his defense has managed to put up.
- Texas Tech remains confident despite its three-game losing streak. Five things Baylor fans should know about the Red Raideres.
Big 12 Weekend Wrap: Dec. 9
BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
Final Nevada 3 Louisiana-Lafayette 16 Final Utah State 21 UTEP 6 Final 22 Utah 45 Colorado State 10 Final Western Michigan 24 Air Force 38 Final South Alabama 28 Bowling Green 33
6:00 PM ET Marshall Northern Illinois 9:30 PM ET Navy San Diego State
12:00 PM ET Central Michigan Western Kentucky 8:00 PM ET Fresno State Rice
1:00 PM ET Illinois Louisiana Tech 4:30 PM ET Rutgers North Carolina 8:00 PM ET North Carolina State UCF
1:00 PM ET Cincinnati Virginia Tech 2:00 PM ET 15 Arizona State Duke 3:30 PM ET Miami (FL) South Carolina 4:30 PM ET Boston College Penn State 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State