Lunch links: Mud-slinging college coaches
November, 4, 2010
By David Ubben | ESPN.com
You care about germs? I've seen you kiss a pigeon on the mouth.
- Jenni Carlson of The Oklahoman says Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III reminds her of former Texas star Vince Young.
- Nebraska's other quarterback, Cody Green, isn't fretting about getting limited time behind Zac Lee, reports Brian Christopherson of the Lincoln Journal Star.
- Oklahoma safety Quinton Carter says the crackdown on helmet-to-helmet hits and his own neck injury have led to a change in his tackling style, writes Mike Baldwin of The Oklahoman.
- The Des Moines Register has a selection of fans' favorite memories of the Nebraska-Iowa State rivalry.
- Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy talks curfews with Brandon Chatmon of The Oklahoman.
- Kansas running back Angus Quigley says Kansas' failures are on the players, not coach Turner Gill, reports Tully Corcoran of the Topeka Capital-Journal.
- Playing through pain is nothing new for Missouri linebacker Will Ebner, writes Mike DeArmond of the Kansas City Star.
- If college football coaches wanted to sling some mud like politicians, they'd have plenty of ammo, writes Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman.
- Texas Tech defensive lineman Pearlie Graves, in addition to being unfairly snubbed from my preseason all-name team, is excited about this weekend's game for one big reason, writes Mike Graham of the Dallas Morning News.
- Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill's early success is no fluke, writes Jimmy Burch of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
- Kansas State is trying to avoid what happened the last time it faced an elite defense, writes Austin Meek of the Topeka Capital-Journal.
- For once, Texas might be glad to get away from home, writes Alan Trubow of the Austin American-Statesman.
- If he had to do it over again, Colorado quarterback Tyler Hansen might do a few things differently, or he might not, writes Kyle Ringo of the Boulder Daily Camera.