It's cold and wet here in San Antonio today. Just a nasty day.
Perfect weather for some lunchtime links, if you ask me.
Recent speculation from BenMaller.com linking Pittsburgh to the Big Ten is analyzed as to what it could mean to Missouri by the Kansas City Star’s Mike DeArmond. And the Oklahoman’s Berry Tramel opines that Missouri’s open flirtation with the Big Ten and the comments of Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon have made it the least popular member of the Big 12.
The Austin American-Statesman’s Kirk Bohls reports that Texas and USC still are talking about future games for 2012-2014 and Jackson Jeffcoat’s fledgling college basketball career in his nine things and one crazy prediction for the week.
With three key recruits apparently still in play in Owamagbe Odighizuwa, Corey Cooper and Brion Carnes, the Omaha World-Herald’s Mitch Sherman expects a signing day to remember for Nebraska.
Top recruit Ahmad Dixon explains to the Waco Tribune-Herald’s John Werner why he picked Baylor’s scholarship offer over the nation’s other top football powers.
Three players accepted scholarship offers from Colorado coach Dan Hawkins in a flurry of late activity on the final day that coaches were able to contact prospects, the Boulder Camera’s Kyle Ringo reports. That late run is coming as top prospects are leaving Colorado in droves this recruiting season, Ringo reports.
Oklahoma players Travis Lewis, DeMarco Murray, Quinton Carter and Dominque Franks are the only Big 12 players listed on College Football News’ Pete Fiutak’s way-early 2011 first-round draft board.
The Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s William Wilkerson explains what happens to top running back recruits after they end up at Texas.
Samuel McKewon of the Nebraska State Paper.com lists five reasons he’s against an early signing day.
Mack Brown at No. 5 was the only Big 12 coach to make the Orlando Sentinel’s Andrea Adelson’s list of top 10 college coaches.
Jim Halley of USA Today reports that Texas closed Florida’s lead in the mythical recruiting championship with Friday’s commitments from Jeffcoat and Jordan Hicks.
With signing day approaching, Oklahoma State is already working on its Class of 2011, the Oklahoman’s Brandon Chatmon reports.