Big 12 lunchtime links

April, 24, 2014
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It's almost time for the Houston Rockets to break out those fishing poles.
  • TCU wideout Brandon Carter was arrested on suspicion of marijuana possession. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram's Deanna Boyd has the details.
  • Clint Trickett is still West Virginia's No. 1 QB despite not taking part in spring ball; the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's Stephen J. Nesbitt explains. West Virginia MetroNews's Allan Taylor breaks down the Mountaineer running backs.
  • Kansas State defensive end Laton Dowling is pushing for playing time, reports the Topeka Capital-Journal's Tim Bisel. K-State coach Bill Snyder says Saturday's spring game is for the fans in this article from the Manhattan Mercury's Joshua Kinder.
  • Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops was in Kentucky and donning blue to support his brother. The Oklahoman's Don Gammill looks back at legendary Sooner coach Bud Wilkinson.
  • A refreshing wave of honesty is blowing through Austin, Texas, the San Antonio Express-News' Mike Finger writes.
  • A Texas commitment called rival Texas A&M "a circus."
  • Iowa State released its post-spring depth chart, and the Ames Tribune's Bobby La Gesse analyzes what's different. La Gesse also got a spring recap from Cyclones offensive coordinator Mark Mangino.
  • Retiring Texas Tech chancellor Kent Hance was candid about the firing of former coach Mike Leach, according to this report by the Amarillo Globe-News' Jon Mark Beilue.
  • Former Oklahoma State kicker Dan Bailey of the Dallas Cowboys flew with the Blue Angels.

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