Big 12 lunchtime links
April, 3, 2014
By Jake Trotter | ESPN.com
He was onsides, right?
- Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby made his thoughts on the possibility of paying student-athletes abundantly clear during a public lecture on Kansas State’s campus.
- True freshman Dimitri Flowers is drawing comparisons to Trey Millard, according to The Oklahoman's Ryan Aber. Coach Bob Stoops explains why he's a fan of Michigan State's hoops coach Tom Izzo.
- Nick Harwell is looking forward to being Kansas go-to receiver, the Topeka Capital-Journal's Jeff Deters writes.
- The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal's Don Williams breaks down Texas Tech's outside linebacker situation. Sophomore safety Keenon Ward has been turning heads this spring for the Red Raiders.
- The Tulsa World's Jimmie Tramel examines Oklahoma State's QB quandary.
- Offensive tackle Adam Pankey is ready to step up for West Virginia, reports the Charleston Gazette's Dave Hickman. The Mountaineers offense is still filled with question marks, according to the Daily Athenaeum's Greg Madia. Could West Virginia be playing a game in Charlotte, N.C., soon?
- The Des Moines Register's Tommy Birch asks Iowa State wide receiver Quenton Bundrage five questions.
- Bridges over the Brazos River leading to Baylor's new football stadium are just about done, the Waco Tribune-Herald's Tommy Witherspoon reports.
- TCU 360's Samantha Calimbahin analyzes the draft stock of former Horned Frogs cornerback Jason Verrett.
- Texas coach Charlie Strong has been impressed with how QB David Ash has improved with every practice, according to the San Antonio Express-News' Mike Finger.
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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
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