Lunch links: Assessing the new Big 12
September, 22, 2010
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
You're all coffee and no almond.
- Turner Gill says all three levels of playcalling are to blame for Kansas' communication issues against Southern Miss. And players must turn in their cell phones in the 24 hours before a game.
- Colorado quarterback Tyler Hansen is 9-of-10 for 147 yards on third downs this season, reports Natalie Meislert of the Denver Post.
- A slimmer Big 12 means more conference games but fewer good games, writes Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman.
- Bob Stoops explained why Ronnell Lewis hasn't been on the field as much as most figured he would be this seaosn.
- Iowa State running back Jeff Woody's dedication paid off in a scholarship, writes Randy Peterson of the Des Moines Register.
- Nebraska has no plans to limit Taylor Martinez's touches, reports Jon Nyatawa of the Omaha World-Herald.
- Texas Tech has a two-way player, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal.
- Even Justin Blackmon is surprised by Justin Blackmon's production, writes Brandon Chatmon of The Oklahoman.
- Kellis Robinett looks back at the time Daniel Thomas might have been a QB in the Kansas City Star.
- Texas Tech running back Baron Batch's new entry in his journal is pure gold. He learns a humorous lesson about praying specific prayers and requests that fans ask before touching his butt during Raider Walk.
- Texas A&M paid for getting into too many third-and-longs, writes Robert Cessna of the Bryan-College Station Eagle.
- Here's the new episode of Kansas' reality show, "The Gridiron."
- Kansas State running back William Powell has earned a scholarship.