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Big 12 lunchtime links

1/29/2014

The apocalypse has struck Atlanta.

  • Scary story out of Fort Worth, Texas. TCU defensive end Devonte Fields told police that he was robbed and beaten early Tuesday in a struggle involving gunfire at his off-campus residence, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Bill Miller reports.

  • A construction worked was killed at Baylor's stadium site, the Waco Tribune-Herald's Tommy Witherspoon reports. Robert Griffin III is coming back to Waco for a fundraiser, according to the paper's Hollie O'Connor.

  • West Virginia received a pledge from a two-way lineman.

  • As its first black head coach, Charlie Strong has brought change to Texas' 120-year old football program.

  • Blue-chip running back Joe Mixon will be a good fit for Oklahoma, The Oklahoman's Jason Kersey writes. The Tulsa World's Guerin Emig catches up with former Sooners safety Tony Jefferson.

  • The Dallas Morning News breaks down which recruits could still pick Baylor, OU, TCU, Texas and Texas Tech.

  • Oklahoma State cornerback Justin Gilbert won the Skechers GoRun Hands Competition at the Quicken Loans All-Star Football Challenge on Tuesday in Dallas. The Oklahoman's Gina Mizell has the details.