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Friday, August 23, 2013
Big 12 lunchtime links: OU names QB
By Max Olson
I get the feeling No. 13 seed "Paper Planes" is about to make a Cinderella run in
Grantland's best bracket yet
. On to the links:
Bob Stoops made it official Thursday: He's going with
parents are pretty thrilled
about that news. Now the
begins. The Oklahoman's Jenni Carlson assesses the
by Stoops, while Berry Tramel welcomes the new
Mobile QB Era
at OU. The
two best high school QBs
in Oklahoma squared off Thursday.
Meanwhile, at Oklahoma State, Mike Gundy decides he has
two starting QBs
. Calvin Barnett is ready to show off a
more aggressive OSU defense
. Gundy doesn't like how college teams are now playing
John Klein of the Tulsa World argues this schedule
could be advantageous
for the Pokes.
$75 million renovations
to Kansas State's Bill Snyder Family Stadium are complete, and Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby is lauding the results. RB
named to the
Tyler Rose Award
Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman writes on Chris Simms
entering the broadcast booth
was one of only two Big 12 players to make the preseason
. The USA Today's Paul Myerberg continues his excellent season preview series
with a look at Texas
West Virginia coaches are
satisfied with the depth
of this year's team. The
still has the potential to be problematic, though.
transferring to Kansas
after one year at UCLA. Tom Keegan of the Topeka Capital-Journal
breaks down the biggest questions
they Jayhawks are facing.
practice reps has been critical
for Iowa State with so much inexperience on its roster. Holding on to top receiver commit Allen Lazard
will be difficult
for ISU. The Cyclones could've had
two Sam Richardsons
at QB. Richardson talks about the
addition of receiver
embracing the three roles
he'll play for Texas Tech.
ready for a rematch
with old high school foe and SMU quarterback
could be the
answer at linebacker
for TCU. Gary Patterson still
on naming his starting quarterback.
Art Briles hasn't visited Baylor's new stadium yet but vows it will
"hard for anyone to top."
The Bears don't expect their
offense to slow down
any in 2013.