Lunch links: Longhorns in Lubbock
September, 14, 2010
By David Ubben | ESPN.com
Philip Rivers yelled at me once for starting the wrong receiver on my fantasy team when he was the quarterback.
- Vince Young would take Reggie Bush's Heisman if it was offered.
- What identity problem? Kirk Bohls says the Texas offense has one, and it'll work just fine -- and has to this point.
- And Texas Tech wants to recreate the events of the 2008 game, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
- Iowa State is trying to move on from Saturday's disappointing loss to Iowa, writes Kelly Beaton of the WCF Courier.
- Jake Locker may be talented, but he's not going to affect Nebraska's defensive schemes this week, reports Jon Nyatawa of the Omaha World-Herald.
- SI.com's Stewart Mandel says Nebraska's Taylor Martinez is one of three quarterbacks across the country headlining a new generation at the position.
- Oklahoma receiver Cameron Kenney's big game on Saturday was a big recovery from a disappointing end to his 2009 season, writes Jake Trotter of The Oklahoman.
- Oklahoma State quarterback Brandon Weeden is playing through a painful thumb sprain, writes Brandon Chatmon of The Oklahoman.
- And it's a bit of a touchy subject, writes Dave Sittler of the Tulsa World.
- The Oklahoman's Berry Tramel says Oklahoma fans may be within their rights to yell "Sooners!" in place of "brave" at the end of the national anthem, but they disrespect veterans when they do it.
- The challenge with Missouri's less-than-grueling nonconference schedule is working on self-improvement, writes Mike DeArmond of the Kansas City Star.
- Keeping Texas A&M defensive end Damontre Moore humble will keep him successful, writes Mac Engel of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
- The Big 12's coaches interpret penalties in different ways, but they've been bad for the Buffs, writes Kyle Ringo of the Boulder Daily Camera.
BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
2:00 PM ET Washington State Colorado State 3:30 PM ET 20 Fresno State 25 USC 5:30 PM ET Buffalo San Diego State 9:00 PM ET Tulane Louisiana-Lafayette
6:00 PM ET Pittsburgh Bowling Green 9:30 PM ET Utah State 23 Northern Illinois
2:30 PM ET Marshall Maryland 6:00 PM ET Syracuse Minnesota 9:30 PM ET Brigham Young Washington
12:00 PM ET Rutgers Notre Dame 3:20 PM ET Cincinnati North Carolina 6:45 PM ET Miami (FL) 18 Louisville 10:15 PM ET Michigan Kansas State
11:45 AM ET Middle Tennessee Navy 3:15 PM ET Ole Miss Georgia Tech 6:45 PM ET 10 Oregon Texas 10:15 PM ET 14 Arizona State Texas Tech
12:30 PM ET Arizona Boston College 2:00 PM ET Virginia Tech 17 UCLA 4:00 PM ET Rice Mississippi State 8:00 PM ET 24 Duke 21 Texas A&M
12:00 PM ET Nebraska 22 Georgia 12:00 PM ET UNLV North Texas 1:00 PM ET Iowa 16 LSU 1:00 PM ET 19 Wisconsin 9 South Carolina 5:00 PM ET 5 Stanford 4 Michigan State 8:30 PM ET 15 UCF 6 Baylor
7:30 PM ET 13 Oklahoma State 8 Missouri 8:30 PM ET 12 Clemson 7 Ohio State