Lunch links: Big 12's expiration date
July, 13, 2010
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
- Kevin Sherrington of the Dallas Morning News says the Big 12's expiration date is at the end of its current TV contract.
- Texas Tech's new outdoor artificial practice field is nearing completion, reports Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. The offense will practice on the grass practice field next to the new turf, and the defense and team drills will take place on the turf. Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock has artificial turf.
- Former Texas QB Colt McCoy is helping support the construction of a children's hospital in Temple, Texas.
- A showdown between 12-0 Nebraska and Oklahoma in the Big 12 title game is a sentimentalist's dream, writes Dave Sittler of the Tulsa World.
- Dave Matter of the Columbia Tribune ranks the Big 12's coordinators by total win-loss record and then ranks its top 12 position coaches.
- Texas Tech AD Gerald Myers calls 2009-10 one of the Red Raiders' most successful athletic years in the first part of his Q&A with Courtney Linehan of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
- And says Texas Tech went from having the worst facilities in the Big 12 in 1996 when he took the job to competing for the best today in the second half of his Q&A.
- Nebraska may play at Soldier Field in Chicago in the near future, and two Husker 2010 signees may not qualify academically for the 2010 season.
- Colorado athletic director Mike Bohn is already taking part in duties as a new member of the Pac-10, reports Kyle Ringo of the Boulder Daily Camera.
- The Oklahoman's Tariq Lee takes a look at some of the ratings for the Sooners and Cowboys on the video game "NCAA Football 11," which was released today.