Big 12 lunchtime links
December, 6, 2013
By Max Olson | ESPN.com
This is intriguing: Adrian Peterson wouldn't mind returning to Big 12 country.
- Mike Gundy would be OK with facing Northern Illinois in the Fiesta Bowl. Five key matchups in Bedlam. The back story of why Kye Staley wears No. 9.
- What might the future hold for Blake Bell? Gabe Ikard earns an Academic All-America of the Year honor. Bedlam is very much a big deal when it comes to recruiting.
- Texas president Bill Powers responds to the Nick Saban rumors. Should Texas make a run at Gus Malzahn if Saban says no?
- The Longhorns are a familiar hurdle for Baylor's Big 12 title hopes. Floyd Casey Stadium's biggest moments since 1950. Everything you need to know about Baylor's retro uniforms the Bears will wear Saturday.
- The hate is starting to brew between TCU and Baylor, writes Randy Galloway of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. TCU lost a linebacker commit who could end up at Texas A&M.
- Bill Snyder doesn't like Kansas State's 2014 schedule, including a potential Thursday game against Auburn. K-State players are serious about reversing the program's bowl losing trend and are taking a break before bowl prep.
- Despite Kansas' loss of an OL coach, an ESPN 300 recruit is solid with his pledge to the Jayhawks.
- Does Kliff Kingsbury deserve an extension in the near future?
- An Iowa State assistant is seeking a head coaching job.
- West Virginia is pursuing some renovations for Mountaineer Field.
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