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Thursday, August 29, 2013
Big 12 lunchtime links
By Brandon Chatmon
is in the building
ladies and gentlemen ...
"Big 12 or bust"
for Baylor this season, reports the Waco Tribune's John Werner. Also, the Bears' defense is
hoping to be a lot better this season
. And Bryce Petty is
ready to take over
the explosive BU offense.
using the heat to prepare
and run its uptempo attack, writes Brice Cherry of the Waco Tribune.
hasn't forgotten about its 20-19 comeback win against Northern Iowa
in 2011. The Cyclones are using that experience to make sure they don't overlook UNI this weekend, writes Bobby La Gesse of the Ames Tribune.
plenty of praise for Kansas quarterback Jake Heaps
, reports Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal World.
You have to be a
good learner to play quarterback for Charlie Weis
, writes Rustin Dodd of the Wichita Eagle.
North Dakota State
provides a bigger test for Kansas State
than many people realize, writes Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle.
another Gronk on the horizon at K-State?
Corbin McGuire has the story for the Topeka Capital-Journal.
Oklahoma's offensive line
has much better depth this season
than a year ago, writes John Shinn of the Norman Transcript.
Sooners coach Bob Stoops has opened his
(@OU_CoachStoops) to the public. It's a
change in philosophy for Stoops
, writes The Oklahoman's Ryan Aber.
Mississippi State will
test Oklahoma State's toughness
, writes Gina Mizell of the Oklahoman.
As TCU's showdown with LSU rapidly approaches, the Horned Frogs
'need to relax,' says coach Gary Patterson
. Stefan Stevenson has the report for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
J.J. Gaines could be
ready to step up in Texas Tech's secondary
, writes the Lubbock Journal-Avalanche's Don Williams.
Keep an eye on
this freshman running back
at West Virginia, writes Bob Hertzel of the Times West Virginian.
solid Week 1 preview
from Athlon Sports.