Lunch links: Mack Brown gets motivating
October, 28, 2010
By ESPN.com staff | ESPN.com
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- Bob Stoops wouldn't want to coach his sons, reports Jake Trotter of The Oklahoman.
- Mack Brown wants to see the same kind of fiery leadership from his current team that former Longhorns once had, reports Laken Litman of the Dallas Morning News. He resorted to some unusual motivation tactics earlier this week.
- Former Sooner Sam Bradford lost a bet to former Missouri receiver Danario Alexander, and conducted interviews in a No. 14 Missouri jersey on Wednesday. Bradford got in a quip, though, when asked if he regretted his college selection. "Absolutely not," Bradford said. "I wanted to win Big 12 championships."
- Garrett Gilbert is a better QB prospect than Colt McCoy, writes Kevin Sherrington of the Dallas Morning News.
- Kansas State's best receivers are injured, but the replacements have added a lot to the passing game, writes Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle.
- Nebraska received a commitment from one of the nation's best running backs, Aaron Green. The Huskers beat out Texas and Florida State to get him.
- Kansas State leads the Big 12 in graduation rate among football programs. Oklahoma has the worst in the conference and in the BCS top 25.
- Brandon Chatmon of The Oklahoman offers his thoughts on Justin Blackmon's suspension.
- Texas Tech is still trying to get used to its new running game, writes Don Williams of the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal. The team is also dealing with a stomach virus that several players have contracted.
- Former Texas A&M coach R.C. Slocum weighs in on this week's game, a matchup between two of his former assistants.
- Quinn Mecham is getting ready for his first-ever start, and shares his thoughts with Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.