Big 12 lunchtime links: Gabbert poised to earn MU starting QB job
Posted by ESPN.com's Tim Griffin
Here are a few links to prove that there are other activities in college sports today than just March Madness.
Spring football is in full swing at many schools across the Big 12. Here's a look at some of the more topical stories today from across the conference.
- Blaine Gabbert is the early leader to replace Chase Daniel at quarterback for Missouri, Dave Matter of the Columbia Daily Tribune writes.
- Colorado will be facing huge questions at quarterback, kicker and at defensive line as it prepares for its March 31 opening of spring practice, John Hillman of Realfootball365.com writes.
- Alan Trubow and Danny Davis of the Austin American-Statesman report that cornerback Adrian White of DeSoto, Texas, has become Texas' 20th commitment for the 2010 recruiting class.
- Oklahoma safety Quinton Carter has had a strong start at Oklahoma's early spring work, Oklahoman beat writer Jake Trotter reports.
- Pete Fiutak of College Football News created a football playoff styled along the lines of the NCAA's basketball tournament. The results last season weren't good for Oklahoma.
- Texas Tech coach Mike Leach tells Lubbock television station KJTV in a video interview that quarterback Taylor Potts has confidence coming into spring football because of his past history working in the program.
- Dallas Cowboys executive vice president Stephen Jones told O.K. Carter of the Fort Worth Business Press that his vision will be to play more college games than NFL games inside the Dallas Cowboys' new stadium in Arlington, Texas.