I like rising and firing as much as the next guy, and the same goes for doing things "AT THE BUZZER!," but that doesn't mean I'll wear a shirt to remind people of it.
Kansas State has more at stake in tonight's game against Kansas, writes Kevin Haskin of the Topeka Capital-Journal.
Kansas coach Turner Gill is still learning what this whole Sunflower Showdown is all about, writes Tully Corcoran of the Topeka Capital-Journal, who also had me back on their podcast to talk K-State/Kansas, Nebraska and surprises in the Big 12.
Oklahoma State is having to explore some other options at receiver because of injuries, writes John Helsley of The Oklahoman.
DeMarco Murray is on the verge of breaking a 41-year-old Oklahoma record.
Iowa State cornerback Ter'ran Benton is returning to Norman, Okla., for the first time since being hospitalized there after a car crash in November.
This is more than just one game. The Big 12's pride is on the line when Texas plays Nebraska, writes Cedric Golden of the Austin American-Statesman.
The reason behind Missouri defensive tackle Terrell Resonno's success? It's all in the visor, writes Dave Matter of the Columbia Tribune.
Texas Tech is losing some depth at defensive end. After suspending Scott Smith for the season last week, freshman end Aundrey Barr is out for the season with a knee injury.
Baylor's blog has a few things about this week's game you won't find in the game notes.
Oklahoma State receiver Justin Blackmon has a special relationship with a young leukemia-stricken girl, writes Jenni Carlson of The Oklahoman. And here's a happy birthday to his quarterback, Brandon Weeden, who turns 27 today.
Colorado defensive end Marquez Herrod has been nominated for a courage award.
Elsewhere in Boulder, the Buffs are prepared to trot out a starting kicker on Saturday who has never played in a college football game, writes the Daily Camera's Kyle Ringo.
Look for the Longhorns to throw the ball against Nebraska, writes Jimmy Burch of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.