As the versatile nickelback, Nebraska senior Eric Hagg is what made the "Peso" defense click in the final two games of 2009, and he's the key once again this spring, writes Steven M. Sipple of the Lincoln Journal Star.
Aundrey Barr and Brian Duncan are separating themselves as the premier pass-rushers for the Red Raiders, reports Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
Colorado QB Nick Hirschman is buddying up with the big guys three months into his college experience, writes B.G. Brooks at CUBuffs.com.
Oklahoma State RB Kendall Hunter earned the Nate Fleming Award at Oklahoma State for overcoming personal obstacles on the way to academic success.
Matt Hayes of The Sporting News puts two Big 12 players on his list of five soon-to-be household names, headlined by Missouri's Blaine Gabbert.
Texas has picked up its 19th commitment for 2011, Quincy Russell, a defensive tackle from San Antonio.
Mike Leach is scheduled to arrive in Stillwater and serve as a consultant to Dana Holgorsen while he installs his offense at Oklahoma State.
Colorado is going back to the schoolyard to divvy up the teams for its spring game, writes Kyle Ringo of the Boulder Daily Camera.