Lunch links: Injury faking against Tech?
October, 18, 2010
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
Texas A&M is leading the Big 12 in viral videos. School president R. Bowen Loftin hitting the dougie ... in a bow tie at Midnight Yell Practice? Yes, please. (1:30 mark) Almost time for the Jerrod Johnson "No Diggity" mash-up. Make it happen, Internet. Also, R.I.P., dougie. (2010-2010)
- Credit Texas' offensive line for the win in Lincoln, writes Alan Trubow of the Austin American-Statesman.
- This is not the Nebraska of old, writes John Helsley of The Oklahoman. They can be beaten, specifically by Oklahoma State.
- A poor showing against the Cowboys has Texas Tech pushing the limits of its informal 24-hour rule, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. Offensive coordinator Neal Brown also implied that opponents are faking injuries to slow down his offense.
- Roy Finch was as good as advertised, writes Mike Baldwin of The Oklahoman.
- Missouri's win against Texas A&M eliminated the concerns about Blaine Gabbert, writes Joe Walljasper of the Columbia Tribune.
- Saturday displayed plenty of places for quarterback Taylor Martinez to grow, writes Dirk Chatelain of the Omaha World-Herald.
- Baylor is so, so close to its holy grail, writes Chuck Carlton of the Dallas Morning News.
- Colorado is being hounded by the same problems as always, writes Kyle Ringo of the Boulder Daily Camera.
- Tom Keegan of the Lawrence Journal-World enlists some old sportswriters to try and place this season in context for the Jayhawks.