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.
BIG 12 SCOREBOARD
11:00 AM ET Nevada Louisiana-Lafayette 2:20 PM ET Utah State UTEP 3:30 PM ET 22 Utah Colorado State 5:45 PM ET Western Michigan Air Force 9:15 PM ET South Alabama Bowling Green
6:00 PM ET Marshall Northern Illinois 9:30 PM ET Navy San Diego State
12:00 PM ET Central Michigan Western Kentucky 8:00 PM ET Fresno State Rice
1:00 PM ET Illinois Louisiana Tech 4:30 PM ET Rutgers North Carolina 8:00 PM ET North Carolina State UCF
1:00 PM ET Cincinnati Virginia Tech 2:00 PM ET 15 Arizona State Duke 3:30 PM ET Miami (FL) South Carolina 4:30 PM ET Boston College Penn State 8:00 PM ET Nebraska 24 USC
2:00 PM ET Texas A&M West Virginia 5:30 PM ET Oklahoma 17 Clemson 9:00 PM ET Arkansas Texas
3:00 PM ET Notre Dame 23 LSU 6:30 PM ET 13 Georgia 21 Louisville 10:00 PM ET Maryland Stanford
12:30 PM ET 9 Ole Miss 6 TCU 4:00 PM ET 20 Boise State 10 Arizona 8:00 PM ET 7 Mississippi State 12 Georgia Tech
12:00 PM ET 19 Auburn 18 Wisconsin 12:30 PM ET 8 Michigan State 5 Baylor 1:00 PM ET 16 Missouri 25 Minnesota 5:00 PM ET 2 Oregon 3 Florida State 8:30 PM ET 1 Alabama 4 Ohio State
12:00 PM ET Houston Pittsburgh 3:20 PM ET Iowa Tennessee 6:45 PM ET 11 Kansas State 14 UCLA 10:15 PM ET Washington Oklahoma State