Big 12 lunchtime links
December, 3, 2013
By Max Olson | ESPN.com
How many Big 12 coaches are currently in their dream job? This story from 2006 makes me wonder.
- Baylor safety Ahmad Dixon insists he had no bad intentions with his targeting hit against TCU. The Bears are excited to close out Floyd Casey Stadium.
- Going back to Clint Chelf has proven to be a gutsy move for Oklahoma State's coaches. Glenn Spencer praises the elite talent OU still has this season.
- Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops calls the role of the spoiler the "lowest form of motivation" his team could have. Cornerback Aaron Colvin plans to play against OSU.
- Texas once again relishes its role as the underdog this week. An early-season players-only meeting helped change the Longhorns' season.
- What should Iowa State seek in its next offensive coordinator? ISU defensive lineman David Irving pleads not guilty to assault charges. Grant Rohach is the Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week.
- Gary Patterson's postgame rant on Saturday went ignored by Art Briles.
- How will Dana Holgorsen go about fixing West Virginia this offseason?
- John Hubert answered the call for the Kansas State offense once again. The Wildcats seem likely to end up in the Holiday Bowl. KSU schedules UTEP for 2014.
- Kliff Kingsbury explains his fashion choices to Esquire. A look at some crazy stats from the Big 12 in week 14, including Ryan Erxleben's season-long run.
- Kansas landed a junior college offensive lineman on Monday as well as a pledge from his teammate, a fellow lineman.
Big 12 Weekend Wrap: Dec. 9
BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
11:00 AM ET Nevada Louisiana-Lafayette 2:20 PM ET Utah State UTEP 3:30 PM ET 22 Utah Colorado State 5:45 PM ET Western Michigan Air Force 9:15 PM ET South Alabama Bowling Green
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